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Ann Rutherford Approves of The Secret of the Belles

February 1, 2010

Tags: Ann Rutherford, Gone With the Wind, Marietta, middle grade fiction, young adult fiction

Yesterday I had the good fortune to talk with Ann Rutherford by phone. Ann told me that she really enjoyed reading The Secret of the Belles and said that she was very happy that I had written a book directed at teen readers.

"I want young people involved (more…)

The Secret of the Belles reviewed again

December 11, 2009

Tags: Gone With the Wind, The Secret of the Belles, Marietta, Georgia, children's books, middle grade books, young adult books

Robin Jungbluth has reviewed The Secret of the Belles. Robin said she "really enjoyed how the author continuously wove Lanie and Belle’s stories together in many different (and sometimes unexpected) ways." See the full review at Book Pleasures.

Bonnie Blue Butler loves The Secret of the Belles

June 2, 2009

Tags: Gone With the Wind, Scarlett on the Square, Marietta, children's historical fiction, Kathy Witt, Ona Munson, Margaret Mitchell, Chris Sullivan, Cammie King, Bonnie Blue Butler

Cammie "Bonnie Blue Butler" King read a portion of my new book, The Secret of the Belles, and has offered to write a "blurb" for the cover. How wonderful! The book will be published in mid- to late-September, 2009.