We had the publication party last Friday night for my newest book, Counting the Cost, published by Inglestone Publishing. You can read reviews on Amazon.com.
Set in Depression-era New Mexico, Counting the Cost is about a working cowboy and the socialite from back east who comes west and pulls his inner moral compass a few degrees off kilter. It’s a story of two people dealing with choices and consequences during hard times in a hard land, and only when tragedy strikes do they realize the price of redemption.
The publication party was held at the Rockin’ R Ranch, an old-timey, western-themed dinner theatre complex in Mesa, AZ. It was perfect for launching a book about a cowboy.
Members of my writing group, American Night Writers Association came out to lend their support, but there were also lots friends of my publisher, Cecily Markland, since she’s located here Phoenix. I had some old friends show up, too, which really made my day.
We had live music performed by Debbie Coon and friends.
At left is Debbie Coon, singer, and Cecily Markland, my publisher.
Refreshments were catered by the authors of the Fat Sisters Cookbook. They're old friends from waaaaaay back.
Thanks for all who made it happen. I’m going to blog next week about the Fat Sisters and introduce you to how they happened to write their cookbook, and I’ll tell you about Debbie Coon and her music, too.
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