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Prune Pie and Other Moving Stories – Book Review

BOOK REVIEW “Prune Pie and Other Moving Stories” By Kathy Hare December 2015, The New Falcon Herald Author Victoria Ward reminds me of many other ranchers I’ve met over the years; she’s a hard-working woman dedicated to her family and faith. What distinguishes Victoria from the crowd is her quirky sense of humor, evident in […]

Alexander Blackburn Book Signing , Saturday, Nov. 21st

Book Signing: Michael and Kathleen Hague, Alex Blackburn, and Barbara Sparks — Hooked on Books, 11 to 2 on Saturday, Nov. 21. Award winning authors, Michael and Kathleen Hague, Alex Blackburn, and Barbara Sparks, will sign their books at Hooked on Books, 11 to 2 on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Hague’s are known worldwide for […]

Alexander Blackburn Receives Two Merit Awards From CIPA 2015

The Voice Of The Children In The Apple Tree and The Door Of The Sad People both received Merit Awards at this year’s 2015 Colorado Independent Publishers Association. The awards were, Fiction/Literary & Contemporary and Fiction/Historical – respectively. Congratulations Alexander!  

9th Annual Mountain of Authors with John Dwaine McKenna

Join John Dwaine McKenna for the 9th Annual Mountain of Authors on Saturday, April 4 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Please note the event is being held at a new location this year. Keynote speaker Carrie Vaughn is the author of the New York Timesbestselling series of novels about […]

Alexander Blackburn Publishes New Novel “The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree”

Alexander Blackburn, professor emeritus, Department of English, recently published “The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree,” a story of love that blossoms in the dawn of the atomic age. The 498-page book was published in January by Rhyolite Press, Colorado Springs. It is available in paperback or as a Kindle download from Amazon. […]

The Whim-Wham Man wins Silver EVVY 2013 for Best Fiction

Colorado Springs, Colorado — Rhyolite Press is proud to announce that local author John Dwaine McKenna has won a coveted CIPA EVVY award for the second consecutive year. McKenna’s book, The Whim-Wham Man, is a coming of age and murder mystery, that takes place in 1940 in the small town of Husted, twelve miles north […]

Novel Set In Husted Tells A Difficult Story

Norma Engelberg Posted 1/2/13 John Dwaine McKenna’s newest novel starts out with understatement. In the words of 15-year-old Jamey McGoran, “The Whim-Wham man’s story ain’t easy to tell.” It wasn’t easy to write, either. As the author says on the book’s back cover, “There’s no sanitary way to write about murder.” “Sometimes I only wrote […]