Saturday, March 27, 2010

Charlaine to attend book launch party/signing at Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale today

A book launch party and signing will be hosted at Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale this Saturday. The short story collection, Delta Blues, features best-selling authors, James Lee Burke, John Grisham, Charlaine Harris, Ace Atkins and others. The foreword is written by actor and Ground Zero co-owner Morgan Freeman.

Clarksdale-born Blind Mississippi Morris, his harp and his high-energy Pocket Rockets band return for a hot night of blues music!

Some of America's top crime writers celebrate the launch of "Delta Blues," a book of stories set in Clarksdale and the Delta. Writers include Charlaine Harris, Carolyn Haines, Ace Atkins, Tom Franklin and too many others to mention.

more info here

You can buy a copy here
The Delta Blues limited edition is a full leather binding, using Corona premium bonded leather in burgundy. Both the spine and front cover hold gold foil stamps. The endsheets in this edition are a gold and ebony marbled paper. The interior pages are a 60#, natural colored, chlorine-free stock, 30% post consumer recycled, and the edges are gilded in gold. Each contributor's story is preceded by a unique tip in sheet, featuring the title and author of the story, and including a line for the contributor's signature. At the front, a tip in containing the book title, signed by both editor Carolyn Haines and author of the foreword Morgan Freeman, is numbered (1-100). Contributor signatures include: John Grisham, Charlaine Harris, Morgan Freeman, Ace Atkins, and others.

Numbers are assigned on a first come, first served basis. The earlier you order, the lower your number. HERE

This beautiful edition is $275.