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By: PenPower | December 02, 2016

Robins Nest on the Katy Trail
Robins Nest on the Katy Trail

I have lived in Defiance, Missouri for a few years, appreciate the natural beauty and have met some fine people, mostly at the local watering hole,  The Roadhouse. Yet recently, with the launch of my first novel, I’ve discovered a very special local merchant community. They have tucked me and First Rodeo  under their wing. Robin White at Robins Nest (I know—wings, bird,  robins, angels —it’s for real) has carried First Rodeo for weeks now. Their praise has sold countless books.     Now, the Distillery of Defiance has launched their new and delicious vodka, "Judgment Tree," and has partnered with me! How fun could that be? It makes sense if you have read First Rodeo. Kate, the heroine loves her martinis. We'll call these wildly e...

By: PenPower | August 12, 2016

I haven't seen the print magazine yet, but imagine seeing this news with the cover of my book front and almost center!


My SparkPress publicist, Korina Garcia, notified me with an email saying,

"Good morning Judy,
I wanted to share some good news with you! Redbook featured your book in its latest “20 Books By Women You Must Read This Fall.” It looks great! Take a look using

this link here.
Hope you’re well,

Korina

I responded that yes, I was doing pretty well — with this news! And it gets better! They have a page for each of the reviews and all the books look great. I'm honored to be in the company of authors like Ann Patchett, Amy Schumer, Karin Slaughter, Taraji P. Henson, on and on. Here's the page for First Rodeo. The review is so great...


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