We are very excited to announce that all three books in the Dust and Devils series are now for sale at the Wood Mountain Rodeo Ranch Museum in the Wood Mountain, SK Park. We want to thank them for their support of Saskatchewan artists and highly recommend that you visit them and take in the very scenic area around Wood Mountain.
June 27, 2017
Ghosts and Grifters is here!
Rhonda's third book in the Dust and Devils series, Ghosts and Grifters, was officially launched on June 27, 2017. The third installment of Jake's story is Rhonda's personal favourite. The book is available from Amazon.com and from Createspace.com. Check out the Purchase Books page for details on how to get your copy.
January 10, 2015
Writers Digest Self-Published Book Awards Results
Rhonda entered "Dust and Devils" in the Writers Digest Self-Published Book Awards in 2015. Although the book didn't win, it did perform well. The rankings were given between 1 and 5, with 1 meaning "needs improvement" and 5 meaning "outstanding."
Structure, Organization, and Pacing: 4 Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar: 4 Production Quality and Cover Design: 4 Plot and Story Appeal: 5 Character Appeal and Development: 5 Voice and Writing Style: 4
The judge's comments included the following analysis: “The author has a vivid imagination and an innate sense of drama. The story enthralls from page one, and has a unique, engaging voice … This book was a contender, and this author has everything she needs to write compelling novels. With a little finessing, her work will truly shine.” – Judge, 23rd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards, regarding “Dust and Devils”
Rhonda plans to enter "Sin and Salvation" into the 2016 contest.
April 11, 2015
Authors in their own Write - Self Publishing Book Fair
Rhonda took part in the first Authors in their own Write self-publishing book fair put on by the Regina Public Library on April 11, 2015. The fair took place at the Prince of Wales branch of the library. Many authors gathered to share their books with the public. Rhonda did a half hour presentation and reading at noon.
December 7, 2014
Official Book Launch of "Dust and Devils"
"Dust and Devils" was officially launched on December 7, 2014 at the Estevan Public Library. A good crowd turned out to hear Rhonda read from the book and celebrate the event. Both the Estevan Mercury and Estevan Lifestyles covered the event.
You can read the Lifestyles article by clicking HERE.
You can read the Mercury article by clicking HERE.
Below are some pictures from the event.
Interviewing for the paper.
Interviewing for the paper.
Reading from the book.
October 31, 2014
NEW RELEASE: "DUST AND DEVILS"
Rhonda's first book was released on October 30, 2014.
"Dust and Devils" is the first book in the Dust and Devils series, which follows Jake Harrow as he rides the rails across Canada in the 1930s, wading through trouble left by the father he never knew and fighting his inner demons.
It is a bit of adventure, history and a story about finding a place to belong.
For a detailed description of the book, click here.