Friday, November 2, 2012

Book Description

The year 1895 was filled with memorable historical events: the Dreyfus Affair divided France; Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta address; Richard Olney, United States Secretary of State, expanded the effects of the Monroe Doctrine in settling a boundary dispute between the United Kingdom and Venezuela; and Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for gross indecency under Britain’s recently passed law that made sex between males a criminal offense. When news of Wilde’s conviction went out over telegraphs worldwide, it threw a small Nevada town into chaos. This is the story of what happened when the lives of its citizens were impacted by the news of Oscar Wilde’s imprisonment. It is a chronicle of hatred and prejudice with all its unintended and devastating consequences, and how love and friendship bring strength and healing. 





Excerpt

Mildred Dunlap’s day started, like every other, at five-thirty sunrise. While dressing she looked out her bedroom window to a place several feet from the house to notice a six-foot sagebrush move. At first she did not see anything in the sand nearby. Then at closer view she caught sight of a sage grouse browsing leaves. The plant had not yet blossomed into the tiny yellowish white flowers that would come with summer, still a few months away. She loved this time of year when spring starts, paving the way to summer, and her body surrendered to the warmth. A time when life begins to slow and relax in the heat, like a quiet that comes with the nighttime in a bustling city.

The good mood she was in abruptly ended when she went to her kitchen and found the beginning of a rat’s nest at the bottom of a pantry. Twigs, leaves, bristles of pinecone, tiny particles of what looked like wood from a mesquite shrub, and a corner of a piece of fabric from a towel were alongside several droppings.




Author Bio
Paulette Mahurin, an award-winning author, is a Nurse Practitioner who lives in Ojai, California with her husband Terry and their two dogs--Max and Bella. She practices women’s health in a rural clinic and writes in her spare time.  


BUYING INFO:

AMAZON.COM:
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AMAZON U.K.
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BLOG, WEBSITE, BOOK SITES, PRESS RELEASE LINKS:GOODREADS:
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FACEBOOK:
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BOOK'S BLOG:
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TWITTER:
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BOOK'S WEBSITE:
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PRESS ARTICLE:
VC STAR Sept. 9, 2012 Sunday Life Section:
http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/sep/08/ojai-authors-historical-novel-teaches-tolerance/
GOOGLE PROFILE PAGE:
https://plus.google.com/100183915878557337061/posts
ALL PROFITS GOING TO ANIMAL RESCUE:
The first and only no-kill animal shelter in Ventura County, Ca where
the author lives, the Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center:
http://www.santapaulaarc.org/

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Reactions:
Written by Kechell Jackson On 6:00 AM 1 comment

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for your support and hosting my book. U R a gem! Paulette

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