Seven southern stories that are sure to "bless your heart"! Rose City Writers proudly presents our award-winning authors. All proceeds benefit the RCW: Educate, Encourage, Promote programs.
Mist on Trinity River
By Carol Braswell
The small quiet town of Weber, Texas is preparing for the Christmas holidays when a string of murders turns things upside down. Sheriff Wallace realizes there's a serial killer running loose when several young girls are found floating in the Trinity with their throats cut. The Sheriff now has two problems to solve; finding a serial killer, and salvaging his relationship with Grace, the love of his life.
Carson Chance, P.I.
By N.E. Brown
The sixties were full of hippies, hitchhiking, drugs and war. A chance meeting on a road trip to Dallas finds twenty-four-year-old Carson Chance smitten with a young female hitchhiker he gives a ride to. Sparks fly as the two loners reach out to each other for companionship. Is she who she says she is? Maybe, Maybe not.
Color of Love
By Rae Fox
Zach Dalton, ex-special ops Marine, promises to protect a woman that he wants nothing to do with. But when the bullets start flying, he vows to keep her safe. As they make their escape, the sizzling attraction between them pushes him to take what he wants. But first, he has to keep Emma Wells alive before she can come home to Texas with him.
Why The River Runs
By JoAnna Grace
Tough as nails, Tina Foster, doesn't have time for a relationship. She's far too busy running her family construction company. Taming a heart this strong will take a man up for a challenge, and so far, there haven't been too many contenders worthy of her time.
Bo Galloway is returning to Riverview after a rough few years. Untrusting of most women, he's intrigued by his new boss. Bo's only shot at getting Tina to notice him is to be as strong as she is.
Dark Road Winding
By Olivia Hardin
Johana Hall has her hands full juggling personal life and her public relations career in Washington DC. The last thing she needs is to get called back to Texas because her Grandpa H.M. believes he's being haunted. Adult Protective Services wants to put the elderly ex-con in a nursing home, but mysterious happenings at the homestead convince Johana he isn't as crazy as everyone thinks. Getting to the bottom of the local legend is the least of her worries when she realizes someone is willing to go to any means to get her grandpa off Sara Jane Road. Can she figure things out before it's too late?
By Martha B. Hook
Glory Be! follows the quest of a widow and a country doctor to find love and stability in a world destroyed during the American Civil War. As the nation recovers from the divisive conflict, the citizens of fictional Springdale, Kentucky still struggle. Clarissa Chambers crosses paths with Dr. Adam Norcutt, who has moved to America to escape his failed marriage in England. Not only do these two suffer from traumatic emotional wounds out of their past, but now they harbor haunting war time memories. The timeless struggle to heal and move on is depicted in their relationship and God's intervention.
Fanning the Flames
By Vickie Taylor
When hero firefighter Weston Todd pulls pretty photo-journalist Laura Fanning from a burning house, she starts a slow burn inside him. But they both have to lay the very real ghosts of their pasts to rest before he can quench the fire. Not an easy task with the winds of desire fanning the flames.