For September, the staff at Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins recommends a novel of queer life in Russia, a supernatural Western and a Japanese bestseller.
In “Searching for Closure,” author Iona Morrison melds elements of the supernatural with a present-day mystery unfolding in the Old West town of Tombstone.
“Have I mentioned how dumb it is we’re even at school?” Jason set down his water bottle. “With New Year’s Day on Wednesday they should have just given us the rest of this week off. Making us come to school for two days is stupid.” “Totally.” Sadie smoothed a paper towel on the table in […]
Chapter One: Adam Lee Binder Adam shivered at the taste of black magic: battery acid and rotten blackberries. It mixed with the odors of cheap beer and cigarettes. Even the lake’s sweet air, wafting through the bar’s open windows couldn’t scrub it from the back of Adam’s throat. He shivered and wished he’d worn something […]
Lauren Connolly crafts love stories set in the contemporary world. Some are grounded in reality, while others play with the mystical and magical. Her writing normally happens in the evening because she spends her days as an academic librarian helping students research all sorts of odd topics. Lauren lives in southern Colorado, outnumbered by animals. […]