Being Born and Raised in the same Area this Book was written about and took place, I was particularly interested in Reading this Story. I can very well Relate to a lot of what is written as I am only about seven years older than John or Johnnie as I remembered him. The Book is one that once you start reading it you don't want to put it down. Of course I enjoyed all the Pictures and References he had in "By His Own Blood" too. Although I don't remember a lot of the things written or some…Continue
Added by Dearl Ray Edge on November 19, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
A few years ago my husband and I had the good fortune of becoming neighbors of John and Karen Montandon. It wasn't until I saw "By His Own Blood" prominently displayed in the window of a local bookstore, and bought a copy, that I learned of the tragic ordeal that the Montandon family endured during the final years of John's father's life.
While the events that led to Doc Montandon's death are tragic, reprehensible and enraging, at its core, this book is about family values, strength…
Added by John Montandon on November 8, 2012 at 12:07am — No Comments