A Different Kind of Bookstore

Welcome to Home Grown Books, a unique bookstore created by authors. Home Grown Books is dedicated to showcasing self-published authors. We offer readers a rare opportunity to discover new talent and to read books not found in traditional bookstores. We also provide a venue for authors to get their self-published books into the hands of the public. All the authors and artists are from or have connections to the Ozarks and represent a wide variety of genres.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

New Arrivals

The Heart of the Spring
Becky Darling loves working at the Brice Inn in the summer of 1924 but will the new Bennett Spring State Park become a reality and threaten her way of life? The Heart of the Spring is available at  http://www.betweenthestarandthecross.com/  and on amazon.com.


Between the Star and the Cross: The Choice
While battling meth cooks, arsonists, and his past, Sheriff Dale Harper finds a feral child. Will Milagro, the Christian mission director, help to save him in more ways than one? Between the Star and the Cross: The Choice is available on amazon.com.

About the Author
Laura L. Valenti has been blessed to be a Bennett Spring resident and a freelance writer for over 30 years. She has written more than 500 newspaper and magazine features, including several on the history of the state park. She is the author of two non-fiction books and two previous novels. She and her husband, Warren, recently retired from the Missouri Department of Conservation, are the parents of four grown children and grandparents to five grandsons, all of whom still love to fish at Bennett Spring.

1 comment:

  1. Laura is a good writer and spins interesting stories. Her stories about Bennett Springs tells a lot of history while giving you a fun read at the same time.