The Waltons Author:Robert Weverka "A new novel starring John-Boy Walton, based on the television series created by Earl Hamner, Jr. John-Boy had no special plans for spring vacation. — Then he saw a flicker of light in the deserted old Pendleton house. That was how it all began... — He fell in love. — He got mixed up with the law. — He got involved in a wholesale bootlegging opera... more »tion.