*Canceled* BSB: Military Writers Society Author Signing

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Bank Square Books presents a book signing with Valerie Ormond, Kathleen Rodgers, Jack Woodville London and Robin Hutton for their books Believing in Horses, TooThe Flying Cutterbucks, Shades of the Deep Blue Sea, and Sgt. Reckless and more!

About Valerie Ormond

Valerie Ormond is a former Naval intelligence officer, a freelance writer, and a contributor to 5 Must Know Secrets for Today’s College Girl. She is the author of Believing in Horses, which won the Military Writers Society of America Gold Medal for Young Adult Books, the Gold Medal for Children's Literature in the Stars and Flags Book Awards, and the Parent Tested Parent Approved Best Product and Official Winners Seal of Approval. She lives in Bowie, Maryland.

About Kathleen Rodgers

Born and raised in Clovis, New Mexico, Kathleen M. Rodgers is a novelist whose stories and essays have appeared in Family Circle Magazine, Military Times, and in anthologies published by McGraw-Hill, University of Nebraska Press/Potomac Books, Health Communications, Inc., AMG Publishers, and Press 53. In 2014, Rodgers was named a Distinguished Alumna from Tarrant County College/NE Campus. Three of her aviation poems from the book Because I Fly (McGraw-Hill) were featured in an exhibit at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island, NY. In 2017, the Clovis Municipal School Foundation in Clovis, NM awarded her the Purple Pride Hall of Honor Award under the "Sports and Entertainment" category. Rodgers is also the author of the award-winning novel, The Final Salute, featured in USA Today, The Associated Press, and Military Times. She and her husband, Tom, a retired USAF fighter pilot/commercial airline pilot, reside in a suburb of North Texas with two rescue dogs. After raising two sons, she became a grandmother and is at work on her fifth novel.

About Jack Woodville London

Jack Woodville London is the author of four novels, including the acclaimed novel, French Letters: Children of a Good War, winner of the 2018 Gold Medal for Book of the Year in war and military fiction. He also wrote A Novel Approach, a non-fiction book on the craft of writing, is co-author of Texas Pattern Jury Charges, and author of more than thirty articles on history, literature, travel, law and art.

Jack studied the craft of fiction at the Academy of Fiction, St. Céré, France and at Oxford University. His writing career began with his appointment as managing editor during law school of the University of Texas International Law Journal.
In addition to writing, Jack teaches the craft to others. He is Director of Writing Education for Military Writers Society of America and regularly conducts writing programs for beginning writers, especially veterans. Jack lives in Austin, Texas. Visit with him at jackwlondon.com

About Robin Hutton

Robin Hutton is a Los Angeles-based writer who has been researching the life of Reckless for more than eight years and is currently the president of Angels Without Wings, Inc., the 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that spearheaded the development and dedication of a national monument to Sergeant Reckless. She lives in Camarillo, CA. Visit her website: www.sgtreckless.com.

Event date: 
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
Bank Square Books
53 West Main Street
Mystic, CT 06355
Shades of the Deep Blue Sea Cover Image
ISBN: 9780982120705
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Published: Vire Press - September 3rd, 2020

From the award-winning author of the Best Military Fiction of 2018.

"Dead or Alive? London's approach to this question thrusts the reader into their own vision of immortality and an immensely entertaining story of the life/death struggle of a character that dramatically makes you want to see his destiny."

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ISBN: 9781948018784
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Published: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing - June 2nd, 2020

Decades ago, Trudy, Georgia, and Aunt Star formed a code of silence to protect each other from an abusive man who terrorized their family. One act of solidarity long ago lives with them still.

Believing in Horses, Too Cover Image
ISBN: 9780973633047
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(This book cannot be returned)
Published: JB Max Publishing - April 7th, 2014

In this highly-anticipated sequel to Believing In Horses, strong-willed protagonist Sadie Navarro faces new challenges with both horses and people.

Sgt. Reckless: America's War Horse Cover Image
ISBN: 9781621573814
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Published: Regnery History - August 10th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller!

She wasn't a horse—she was a Marine.

She might not have been much to look at—a small "Mongolian mare," they called her—but she came from racing stock, and had the blood of a champion.