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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 […]

Ivan Doig’s Obituary Penned By John Dwaine McKenna

On April 9, 2015 the voice of one of the greatest chroniclers of the American West was lost forever with the death of Montana author Ivan Doig, at age 75. He wrote a total of 16 books, nearly all of which are set in his beloved home state of Montana, where his keen ear for […]

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. […]

Breaking News: Colorado Noir Receives 3 Awards from CIPA

2014 CIPA EVVY Awards Winners 1st Fiction – Mystery/Detective “Colorado Noir” John Dwaine McKenna – Rhyolite Press LINK Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA), a nonprofit association of independent book publishers, authors, future authors and related publishing service providers, has been providing leadership since 1992. Our members come from many states as well as from Colorado […]

Colorado Noir Wins Silver Medal from Independent Publisher Book Awards

Rhyolite Press is pleased and proud to announce that The Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPYs), dedicated to acknowledging those who exhibit courage, innovation and creativity in publishing, has awarded its 2014 silver medal for excellence in Mystery/Cozy/Noir to Colorado Noir: Stories from the Dark Side by John Dwaine McKenna Published by Rhyolite Press LLC ABOUT  Colorado […]

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 […]