Coffee County Manchester Public Library
January 18, 2014
10:00 – 1:00
In Michael R. Bradley’s latest book, The Raiding Winter, he brings to life the Confederate cavalry operations during the winter of 1862, but Mike is best known for teaching U.S. history at Motlow for 36 years.
Jane Banks Campbell, a Coffee County native, is a freelance writer and former professor of mass communications and English. She is a co-author of the Postcard Heritage Series book, Manchester.
Colene Cutshaw has compiled a book of words to live by. We welcome her to her first author signing.
Kaye Dacus – Whether you like historical or contemporary romance, you’re sure to find one of Kaye’s books to tickle your fancy! Kaye is returning to the author signing with a new series, The Great Exhibition, set in 1851. (kayedacus.com)
Jackie Duncan is a Coffee County native, now Tullahoma alderman. His book, Living on Purpose (The Poetry of Life) is full of inspirational and uplifting poetry for everyone.
J.T. Ellison returns to the author signing! Besides being a NY Times bestselling author with her Tayler Jackson and Dr. Samantha Owens series, she has begun a new series with Catherine Coulter. (jtellison.com)
Poppy Jackson wrote her first book, Imaginary, when she was thirteen years old and had it published when she was sixteen. She is a now senior at CCA (Chattanooga High school Center of Creative Arts) and hopes that the earnings she makes off her books will pay for a car.
Wayne Jennings has produced an amazing collection of drawings and prints. Wayne lives here in Coffee County and is retired from AEDC.
Kim Law, RITA nominee and Golden Heart winner, writes sexy and small-town contemporary romances for Montlake Romance. When not writing, Kim can often be found at her middleTennessee home where she lives with two cats, two dogs and husband. (www.kimlaw.com)
Beverly Fetzer Oakley had been married 16 years when her husband was diagnosed with cancer and she turned to writing for therapy and prayer for strength. Her book, Hanging on for Dear Life, offers helpful tips for those coping with a loved one’s cancer diagnosis and speaks to the realities that cancer patients and their families face.
Michael Clinton Oliver writes about the South from his nearby ancestral farm where he resides with his wife and children. He returns to the author signing with his latest, The Last to Let You Down.
Amy Parker has written more than twenty books for children, teens, and adults, but most importantly, she is a wife to Daniel and a mom to their amazing sons, Michael and Ethan. (www.amyparkerbooks.com)
Weldon Payne fans unite and visit with him at the author signing. Weldon’s lastest novel grapples with the perennial core question of how far should one go in attempts to help colleagues attain salvation.
Michele Pendleton lives in Huntsville and having published Rose, On Her Own and its sequel is thrilled to finally be living her dreams. (http://www.michelependleton.com/)
Honor Raconteur has never grown out of her love for dragons, fairies and other fantastical creatures. She has published several books this year including Midnight Quest, Kingslayer and The Child Prince. (www.honorraconteur.com)
H.L. Robertson is a licensed consulting engineer, general contractor, and ordained minister. He has published Into His Presence, a fresh and unique view of the Lord’s Prayer.
Sheila Robertson returns to the author signing with the first book of a new children’s series “Fairhaven Forest: The Adventure Begins,” where she shares important lessons on obedience. Sheila was born and raised in the South, and now she and her husband enjoy the slower country life of southern Tennessee.
R.D. Sherrill is a career journalist serving as crime and courts writer with Southern Standard newspaper in McMinnville. Red Dog Saloon is his first full-length novel and is a true middle Tennessee work: authored, edited and cover art all created locally.
Lori Jill Smith has a master’s degrees from Vanderbilt Universit and, has taught adjunct at Columbia State. She co-authored the Postcard Heritage Series book, Manchester.
Ken Vanderpool is a life-long fan of Crime Suspense and Thriller fiction who began to write following an eye-opening medical procedure and an intimate encounter with his mortality. We welcome Ken to the author signing with When the Music Dies. (www.kenvanderpool.com)