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Bradshaw-Chambers County Library hosts author’s day

VALLEY — Tuesday was Author’s Day at Bradshaw-Chambers County Library. It was a chance of library visitors to meet published authors with local connections, talk to them about their works and to purchase books for those 0n their Christmas list. Library officials were pleased with the response, both on the part of the participating authors and the public who came out to meet them.

A table was set up for each author on the main floor of the library. It provided a space where each writer could display their books and talk to visitors about them.

The authors included:

  • Shirley Aaron, who’s written five books: “Troubling the Ashes,” “Sweet Tea With Lemon,” “Seeking the Holy Ghost,” “Drops of Light” and “Moonshine Woods”;
  • Gerald Andrews, author of the recently published “A Mill Village Story: A Southern Boyhood Joyfully Remembered”;
  • Mary Adans Belk, “A Cup to Go,” and “Second Cup”;
  • Veronica Bonner, “Poetry, Prayers and Parables”;
  • Kimberly Carter, “Searching for Santa in Chambers County”;
  • Greg Clark, author of the Kati McKenzie arson mystery series, including “Ashes of Arson,” “Arson Revisited,” and “Arson and Opioids”;
  • Rosa Crowder, who’s written “Fruit of the Spirit: Imitating Christ” and “Wonder Woman: Business Tactics”;
  • Marianne Duncan, “Recipes from Cafe 559”;
  • John Evans, author of a number of books including the Shannon Series – “Storms of Life,” and “The Promises Kept,” and the Thunder Series — “Three of Hearts,” “The Wayward Dad,” “Second Chances” and “Twilight Dad”;
  • Dr. David Hall, a retired Auburn University professor and author of “The John Henry Saga” and “Creek Indian Treaty Maps of Alabama”;
  • Dr. Terry Harrison, a U.S. Army retiree who has written “Climbing the Ivory Tower (101-999)” and “The Military Education Participation Scale (MEPS)”;
  • Theresa Hodge, a published romance writer who has written such works as “Ask Me Again” (books 1-3), “Tempting Fate” (books 1-4), “Holiday Romance Series,” “Love Me Endlessly,” “Edge of Winter” and “It Happened at Christmas”;
  • Yolanda Rowland of iSeebookz Publishing LLC, representing local authors Sandreka Brown, Shamika Ladell Marshall, Marcus Rich, John Robinson and George Boston Rhynes;
  • Shelia Slavich, who has written the time travel adventure “Jumping’ the Rails,” set in both the contemporary period and at the April 16, 1865, Battle of West Point;
  • Ric Smith, Valley native, Auburn professor and stadium announcer, author of “Every Day is an Audition” Thoughts on Life, Love and Faith in College and Beyond”;
  • Elizabeth Sorrells, who has written “The Birthday Bash” and
  • Larry Williamson, a former LaFayette High football coach, and auth0r of “Tallapoosa,” “Legend of the Tallallassee Carbine,” “Muskogi Sunset” and “Over the River, Long Ago.”