Part fiction, part documentary, "Rose Cherami: Gathering Fall Petals" traces the lifelong travail of Melba Christine Youngblood (later known as Rose Cherami) as she endures childhood abuse at the hands of a brutal father, and a lifelong addition to heroin, sex and alcohol. You willbe offereda window into the life ofa character in the swirling conspiracies, and "Rose" is given the respect and sympathy that she deserves. This book will linger with you. - Joan Mellen, author "A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History"
In Rose Cherami: Gathering Fallen Petals, Rose's only son, Michael Marcades, pieces together the fragments of Rose's troubled life - involving substance abuse, prostitution, and violence - to reveal startling truths about the events leading up to the assassination of President John Kennedy and what Rose may have known. Based on true events, JFK Lancer's "Gathering Fallen Petals" is an incredible and historically accurate account of one woman's struggle to overcome her demons.