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Another exciting book signing in Marietta

October 30, 2009

Tags: Marietta Museum of History, Civil War, antique dolls, dolls

The Marietta Museum of History has invited me to come and participate in a "Meet the Authors" event on December 11, 5-7 p.m., held at the Museum.

The museum - located on the second floor of the historic Kennesaw House, a former cotton warehouse built in 1845 - has four galleries featuring (more…)

Two books in one month!

October 27, 2009

Tags: Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky, Secret of the Belles

It doesn't get any more exciting than this! The Secret of the Belles was released 10 days ago and, 10 days from now, The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky will officially launch on Friday, November 6, at Steely Library at Northern Kentucky University. (more…)

Reporter with Cincinnati Enquirer writes about The Secret of the Belles

October 20, 2009

Tags: Cincinnati Enquirer, Northern Kentucky, Gone With the Wind, "Re-Premiere"

Ryan Clark, a reporter with the Cincinnati Enquirer, wrote a story about the book on Mon., Oct. 19. Ryan just published a book of poetry: Dusty Roads & Faded Signs. Thank you, Ryan!

http://nky.cincinnati.com/article/AB/20091018/NEWS0103/910190319/+Gone+With+the+Wind++inspired+NKY+author

Book characters come to life

October 9, 2009

Tags: Gone With the Wind, Scarlett on the Square, dolls

The two main characters in The Secret of the Belles, Lanie Sullivan, who lives in Marietta, Ga., in 1939, and Belle Blakely, who lives in Lanie's childhood home over sixty years later, have been brought to life by doll maker Mary Ellen Lucas of Lexington, Ky. (more…)