"The Death Waltz consists of eight separate tales of men at different points of their lives dealing with death. Survivor's stories are woven with the lingering effects of losing a loved one, a dance with death that creates the very fabric of those left behind. The death of a wife, a brother, a life once lived are examined through the lens of the men struggling to move on after finding themselves without someone or something they never imagined being without. The decision of surrendering to, or fighting the inevitable end of life's journey touches the lives of everyone involved in each story. Growing up around death, where his family cared for hospice clients, author Terry Powers pens incredibly touching, heartfelt stories that give insight into the male mind as it deals with loss and how death affects a wider circle than we could ever imagined".
"The Death Waltz" was nominated for Best Non-Fiction in the 2017 Maine Literary Awards.