September 25, 2014
Book Launch; Book Event
Author Presentation; Books in the Pipeline
Many of you have asked, What's next? When's your next book coming out?
Lots of things happening, not just with Dare I Call It Murder? but with other books that are now an integral part of my life as I seem to be veering from author to publisher, wearing my Wigeon Publishing hat more often than not. (But I am not abandoning writing (or fiddling)—just being sidetracked for a while.)
Next year, I am bringing out a first-hand account from the American Civil War, told through letters and diary entries, as well as a dramatization of the diary of my "cousin" Philip Edwards, who served as the clerk for the first recorded cattle drive in North America. No, not from Texas, but from California to the Willamette Valley in Oregon Territory in 1837.
And I continue to work on Ramsey's Run, a historical novel of the American frontier set during the fur trade era of the 1820s, in which a 17-year-old joins a fur trapping expedition to the Rocky Mountains after being falsely accused of a murder in east Tennessee.
Murder Survivor's Handbook
It's official. Murder Survivor's Handbook: Real-Life Stories, Tips & Resources is launched and available for purchase at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble online, and through traditional retail outlets.
Written by Connie Saindon, MA, MFT—along with many other voices—the book is being formally released today, Sept. 25, 2014, to coincide with the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.
In prerelease sales, the book became a Hot New Release at Amazon.com in the Criminal Procedure Law category, and climbed onto Amazon's Best Seller list in that category as well.
Proceeds from the sale of the book go to the Survivors of Violent Loss Program to provide books to those who may need assistance.
Learn more . . . Wigeon Publishing Launches 4th Title
Dare I Call It Murder? continues to draw interest, along with positive reviews and feedback. At Amazon.com, the book now has 159 reviews, 101 of them 5-stars (no, I do not know most of the reviewers). Thank you, again, for your encouragement and support.
Presentation and book signing
Sat., Oct. 11, 2014, 1 p.m.
9545 River Dr.
Descanso, CA 91916
If you're in the area and can come by to say hello, it would be great to see you.
San Diego Writers/Editors Guild
Presentation: Larry Edwards Shares 'How He (and others) Did It'
the success of the award-winning Dare I Call It Murder? (and other books)
Wed., Oct. 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
Health Services Complex
3851 Rosecrans Street
San Diego, CA
Learn more at San Diego Writers & Editors Guild
New Books Coming Soon
Wigeon has two more titles in the pipeline . . .
Bull Run to Appomattox
The Letters and Diaries of
Oney Foster Sweet
April 9, 2015
The Greatest Cattle Drive
California to Oregon, 1837
Dramatization of the Diary
of Philip L. Edwards
For further updates, please visit:
Murder Survivor's Handbook: Real-Life Stories, Tips & Resources
Facebook: Murder Survivor's Handbook
Website: Survivors of Violent Loss
Blog: Survivors of Violent Loss
Dare I Call It Murder? A Memoir of Violent Loss
Facebook: Dare I Call It Murder?
Again, thank you for your support and kind words.
Be well, do good, and may you have fair winds.
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