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Posted Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Siler City, NC - Ghost stories, flickering yellow lights in the dead of night and strange appearances of an apparition garbed in tattered clothes from the colonial period. This is the basis of a new book, written by Apex, NC author, R.T. Crowley,"The Wanderer or New Hope.”
In the novel, “The Wanderer or New Hope” the author and local historian takes the reader through the history of the valley of New Hope Creek, now known as Jordan Lake. The valley is located in Chatham County in the heart of the Research Triangle area between Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
The author uses historical events to bring the fictional Stone family to life. The story begins with the patriarch of the family, Lysander Stone, and his recollection of the legend of “‘The Wanderer or New Hope”. Through the years, the Wanderer makes memorable appearances in the lives of the family.
R.T. Crowley is a writer, historian, actor and businessman. Having authored books on various facets of business, he has now turned his pen to fiction with “The Wanderer or New Hope”.
In honor of the Southern theme of the book you will be able to enjoy that ultimate Southern delicacy….Moon Pies. But not just Moon Pies. There will be an assortment of toppings provided for a make your own Moon Pie dessert bar. So come visit us at Paperbacks Plus!, meet a local author with a wonderful story, and enjoy guilt-free Moon Pies.
Book signing will be held Saturday, January 29 from 11:00 to 1:00.
208 E. Raleigh Street
Siler City, NC
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