Quick report on the book party I held yesterday. I’d never had a launch party for ‘Til Dirt Do Us Part when it released at the end of May this year. The book opens at a farm to table dinner in the fall that I modeled on one that I attended at a local farm. That real dinner was cooked by the chefs at my local bistro, and they kindly gave me a version of one of their recipes to use in the book. So where better to hold a book party than at Phat Cats Bistro?
I also offered a free raffle to win naming rights for a character in Compost Mortem, the
My wonderful sons were in town and both came along, and I was able to introduce a number of writers and readers to each other. Diane Weaver, a mystery fan who won the right have her own name on a character in ‘Til Dirt Do Us Part in an auction a couple of years ago showed up, too.
All in all a great afternoon.