Friday, December 6, 2013


Welcome to the Weekly Round-Up everyone! Thank you for dropping in. Oak Tree Press has lots of news in our corral today. Be sure to check out our website,, for a complete list of all the great books we have available. But now, for your reading pleasure, our authors have news, book signings, events, reviews, blogs and more to share with you as we head into the Round-Up…

MARY MONTAGUE SIKES will feature “A Rainbow for Christmas” on the Neal Steele radio show, Monday, December 9 at 8:05 am. She is featured for the month of December on the front page of the Chesapeake Bay Writers Club web site . A url to her radio show appearance will be listed on that page.


JOHN R. LINDERMUTH has a new review of "Sooner than Gold" up on Amazon. Four out of five stars and highly recommended! Take a look here:

JOHN was also interviewed on the Dames of Dialogue site where I learned that he was in the newspaper business for over 40 years and he is now the librarian for his local historical society. Learn more about JOHN here:

And Cathy Cole offered a promo for “Sooner Than Gold” at


HELEN OSTERMAN’s kindle version of “Locked Within” will be available for FREE on December 7 and 8 on Kings River Life has a new review up of this popular book and is also having a giveaway! Here is the link:


TERRY AMBROSE, author of “License to Lie,” was interviewed on December 5 by Neil Haley of Authors Corner, part of the Total Education Network broadcast on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh. TERRY was also one of three authors who helped work at Mysterious Galaxy, a San Diego bookstore, as part of Small Business Saturday on November 30.



ILENE SCHNEIDER, author of “Unleavened Dead” can be seen on December 12 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at A Novel Idea, Chapter Two, Landis Marketplace, 631 E. Landis Ave., Vineland for a book sale and signing.


ILENE asks if you are tired of latkes and donuts? Okay, stupid question. Of course you're not. But if you'd like some suggestions for other foods you can try, check out her new blog on "Start New Chanukah Food Traditions."

MARY MONTAGUE SIKES, author of “Daddy’s Christmas Angel” has a table featuring her books and art at the Gloucester on the Main Art Center, December 5 – 24. She will be present for signings, December 11, 1 – 5 p.m., December 12, 1 to 5 p.m., December 17, 2 to 6 p.m., and December 18, 1 to 5 p.m.

JOHN M. WILLS, will be signing copies of “The Year Without Christmas” on December 14 from 11:00am –1:00pm at the Winchester Book Gallery in Winchester, VA.

DAC CROSSLEY, author of the just released “Revenge of the Texas Ranger” has a book launch set for December 14 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm at Avid Bookshop in Athens, GA. Here is the link to take a look at the event:

DAC is now on the website. Here are some handy links for his author and book pages:


MICHAEL ELDRIDGE, author of the upcoming “Jack of Harts” has a brand new blog. Check it out and welcome MIKE to the OTP family at

JOHN DANIEL, author of “Hooperman: A Bookstore Mystery” posted on fellow OTP author WILLIAM DOONAN's blog about archaeological novels titled "Raiders of the Lost Tombs." Click this link:

JOHN blogs about the Thanksgiving season and the aftermath of feasting and laughter. This post is a brief thanks for something for which he is especially grateful this year. This lucky lady made the list and I am very thankful for JOHN including me!

LORNA COLLINS, author of “Ghost Writer” had a Thanksgiving disaster. She tells us about what happened after Thanksgiving. Maybe you’ve had a similar experience.

JAMES CALLAN, author of "A Ton of Gold" and "Cleansed by Fire" has been busy on the blog scene this week. On Thursday, December 5, a favorite Christmas experience on Emilie Hendryx's site at:

Next Wednesday, December 11, “A Ton of Gold” will be featured on Cathy Cole's blog, Acorns from Oak Tree Press.
Then on Thursday, December 12, Venture Galleries will host a post of JAMES’ on the Mexican pyramids, at:

That wraps up the Round-Up for this week. I hope everyone enjoys the Weekly Round-Up as much as I enjoy posting it for you. I also want to wish all of you a happy holiday season!
As always, if you have something you would like to submit to the Round-Up, send me an email at Big or small, old or new. I would like to keep our corral full of news!
Comments, questions or suggestions are welcome too. Have a great weekend, everyone.~ Suzi

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1 comment:

Eileen Obser said...

Good job, Suzi. I only found this on Tuesday, Dec. 10, however -- as I wrote to you about via e-mail tonight.