"One Dog Too Many is an entertaining book to read on a lazy day. The author, Lia Farrell, has crafted a tidy little mystery peppered with likeable characters, interesting back stories, and lots of canine lore."
- New York Journal of Books
"I treasure the way George Guidall has brought some of my favorite stories—including my own—to full brilliance."
- Stephen King
Excerpt from A Thousand Letters Home:
Dec. 1, 1942
Fort Custer, Michigan
I just wait 'til the time we can be together again and this war is over. There will never be anyone but you, kiddo, so just keep waiting and loving me and I'll be back. Write soon and often. You just don't how much good those eight page letter do a fellow.
With all the love in the world, Bud
Lia Farrell is a pen name for the co-authors of the Mae December "cozy mystery" series (One Dog Too Many and Two Dogs Lie Sleeping). The mother-daughter writing team will visit to talk about their books and inspirations. Copies will be available for sale and signing, courtesy of Bestsellers Books & Coffee.
Wednesday, Sept. 10 • 7-8 p.m. - HASLETT
You may not recognize his name but if you are an audiobook fan, you know that voice! Actor and narrator George Guidall has recorded over 900 unabridged novels. He was named Best Voice in the categories of Fiction/Classics (2009) and Mystery/Suspense (2008 and 2010), and won two Audie Awards for outstanding performance: John Irving's A Widow for One Year, and Wally Lamb's I Know This Much is True. Join us when he shares personal stories and anecdotes about his fascinating work.
Wednesday, Sept. 17 • 7-8 p.m. - OKEMOS
After her father's death, Teresa Irish found a trunk filled with letters he had written to his parents and sweetheart while serving in WWII. She collected them in A Thousand Letters Home, a touching story of war and loss, faith and hope, and most of all, true love. Copies will be available for sale and signing.