Could You But Find It – by Robert Cilley

Dear Friends,

We are so excited! While we were at our Valentine’s Dinner; we found that Robert’s book, Could You But Find It, was live on Amazon! This is the novel that Robert has been working on for over two years.

I have been blessed to have been a part of the creative process. Most nights over dinner these characters came to life. Every member of our FlyCrew has been part of the editing team.

Robert treated me with a special reading of his book while we drove to the beach in the fall. It is a great story! I can’t wait.

This book is available as a paperback and on Kindle. He has written a short description of the book on the Amazon page.

Please take a few minutes and check it out! I am so proud of him!


Book Description:

Publication Date: February 12, 2013
Despite being set in the present day in a small town in upstate South Carolina, “Could You But Find It”, in a larger sense, begins in 1942 in North Africa, when a GI named Dawson gets separated from his unit. As he tries to get back, he finds something he wasn’t expecting, something that points toward everything he thought he knew about the world and said, “No, it isn’t like that at all.” He had a choice: pretend he hadn’t seen it, or spend the rest of his life trying to understand it. The ripples from the choice he made would, over the next two generations, spread as far as the other side of the world, and maybe, just maybe, even farther than that.

This story is, however, only partly about Private Dawson. At another level, this is the story of a present-day 18-year-old boy’s freshman year in college. And on a much deeper level, this is a story about what happens when you stare into Nietzsche’s abyss, and the abyss does more than just stare back at you. Whether there are even more levels than that is for the reader to determine.

Life is improvisational theater. You’re given a name and a situation, but where the scene goes after that is up to you and the other players. The other players in this story represent every hue of the moral spectrum, from saint to sociopath, but each of them has a part to play. The props for this play include bells and pillows and bayberry candles, bullets and fireworks and plaid flannel shirts. Come on in, find your seat, and let’s cue the curtain. You’re going to enjoy this.



This book has something for everyone. If you are a fan of caring about each character this book is for you. I found myself laughing out loud, rooting for some, yelling at others! I actually yelled OH NO at one point in the book. This is how I know I truly enjoy a novel. The author has an exceptional knowledge of different religions and regions of the world. I don’t want to give anything away, but he has his facts right. You won’t be disappointed in this book. I only hope he writes more about these characters. I’ve grown to love them!


This book was such an unexpected journey! I didn’t want to put it down. The character development is exceptional. His knowledge of the things he writes about amazed me. It is full of twists, turns, surprises and excitement. Just when you think you may have it figured out guess again. I really haven’t enjoyed a book this much in a long time and I read often. I hope the author doesn’t stop with this. I’m looking forward to more!


I’ve just started this book. Very well written so it holds your interest. Thanks for having this book for the Kindle.


When I saw your email about Robert’s book being on Amazon, I decided to check it out.  I clicked on the book icon to read the sample.  The prologue didn’t get me, but the first page of Chapter 1 did.  I didn’t stop reading until the sample was completed and then I had to buy the book for my Kindle.  I started reading it again immediately and read until after 4 am. If I look at the book I am drawn in and can’t stop reading it.  This is a really good book! Helping women around the world get their home organized. Copyright 2001 - 2020 FlyLady and Company, Inc.