Local Author Showcase - April

Local Author Showcase Discover local authors and the books they wrote

Sunday, April 12 at 2PM - Douglas County Libraries - Parker

Come join us enjoy light refreshments as you listen to local authors talk about their books! The authors presenting include: Maura Weiler, Shawn McGuire, Jayme H. Mansfield, Becky Clark, Corinne O'Flynn and Lisa Brown Roberts. Registration is required.

The authors will each have five minutes to discuss their work; a book sale and signing will follow. For more information on the local author showcase series or to apply, email Lisa Casper at: lcasper@dclibraries.org.

Contrition by Maura Weiler Maura Weiler
"Contrition "
Twin sisters, separated at birth reconnect through their father, a famous artist. Catherine, a cloistered nun, has her father’s talent but dedicates her paintings to God. Dorie is a journalist who wants to know her sister and celebrate her art. Can they find some common ground and accept one another or will their conflicts get in the way.


Sticks and Stones Shawn McGuire
"Sticks and Stones"
Everyone has a dark side; Mandy’s just moved in with her. The last time sixteen-year-old Mandy broke a rule, her sister died. Since that day she has done only what is expected of her and lived a goody-goody life, until she meets Desiree. Desiree, a Wish Mistress (genie), is about to grant Mandy’s wish for happiness. But wishes always have consequences.


Chasing the Butterfly by Jayme H. Mansfield Jayme H. Mansfield
"Chasing the Butterfly"
From a vineyard in the south of France to Paris, Ella searches for the hope and love she lost as a young girl when her mother abandoned the family. Ella’s journey, reflected in her secret paintings, takes readers from her childhood through WWII. When her paintings are revealed, her lifetime of intentions are revealed.

Marshmallow Mayhem by Becky Clark Becky Clark
"Marshmallow Mayhem "
All Cassidy Dunne wanted was a road trip to bond with her niece and some gooey campfire s’mores. But what she got was mayhem, marijuana brownies, creepy locals, a canine cohort, a dead body and a murder accusation in this mystery.

The Expatriates: Book One of the Song of the Sending Corinne O’ Flynn
"The Expatriates, Book One: Song of the Sending "

They told him his world was destroyed. They were the last to escape. They thought he was safe. They were wrong. Jim Wales can communicate with animals but that’s not why he is part of a traveling carnival. His family has been hiding him since someone started hunting all the scholars. Jim is a scholar – someone who can manipulate energy using magic and he has no idea.

How(Not)to Fall in Love by Lisa Brown Roberts
Lisa Brown Roberts
"How(Not)to Fall in Love"
Darcy Covington, at seventeen, never had to worry about money or when her next shopping spree took place. Even her dog ate gourmet. Then one day her car is repossessed from the parking lot of her private school. As her father’s business tanks, he skips town and abandons the family. Darcy is left with her uncle, this thrift store, his hot fix-it guy and a new way to see something more in herself and life.

Event Registration

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Douglas County Libraries - Parker

Saturday, April 12, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm