Traveling the Mother Road—Route 66—Charlie swaps his oppressive family for an offbeat cast of characters and learns about freedom, love, and how to stand up for himself in Elizabeth Barlo's Ruth 66.
The HARRIET CLUB: A NOVEL of SAN FRANCISCO by Kathe Maguire – Literary, Y/A Mystery/Thriller, Romance
Obsession and dedication go hand in hand in Kathe McGuire's The Harriet Club, a gritty Y/A mystery thriller set in the shadow of San Francisco.
The LITTLE PEEPS 2017 Book Awards for Early Readers & Children’s Picture Books – Slush Pile Survivors
These Little Peeps 2017 authors and their works will compete for the Little Peeps Short-List Positions. Congratulations for making it through the first rounds!
Gloria Two-Feathers comes from a combined Scottish and Native American heritage and studied extensively with a Lakota elder. Story-telling springs naturally from her background, allowing her to create, in Tallulah’s Flying Adventure, a tale ideal for reading aloud and sure to engage the reader as much as the listener.
Helena P. Schrader reminds us that each passing moment is also history. To understand the events reported on the front pages of today's newspapers, there's no greater teacher than the past. This novel is filled with lessons we'd be foolish to neglect.
Can love blossom between the most unlikely pair in a multi-cultural, tension-ripe environment? Author J.L. Oakley breathes life into an often forgotten part of Pacific Northwest history in her beautifully penned novel, Mist-chi-mas: A Novel of Captivity.
Funny, compassionate and endearing The Deep End is a well-crafted cozy, with just a touch of the exotic life, murder and mayhem, and the Bundt cake brigade to hook readers into devouring the rest of Julie Mulhern’s series, The Country Club Murders.
Meet contemporary Gothic Horror author, Linda Watkins. She is a super-hero in her own right, rescuing dogs and organizes groups to help after disasters strike. We at Chanticleer's home office love Linda Watkins. And recently I had the chance to chat with her regarding all things writer-ly. I hope you enjoy reading this interview as much as I enjoyed conducting it.
The Apprentice transports the reader to a raw, natural world, one with fields of sweet smelling sage, soaring hawks and diving falcons. The language and beauty of the sport of falconry is woven expertly into the narrative, providing the reader a glimpse into a rarified world while providing believable, relatable characters.
The following titles and their authors have made it past the initial “Slush-Pile Rounds” and will compete in the next rounds to see which titles will be Short Listed for the 2017 Dante Rossetti Book Awards.