Sometimes in an author’s career there comes a moment that resonates with emotion. I had one of those times on Saturday February 8 when, at The Poisoned Pen Bookstore, those wonderful booksellers presented me with a cake and balloons to celebrate my 30th publishing anniversary. I was reminded of my first autographing at the bookstore where I was a bookseller (Carol’s Book Corner in Houston) when a customer presented me with a cake she’d had decorated with the cover of my first book, CANDLE IN THE WINDOW.
Yep, I shed a few tears.
Then I ate cake.
Both cakes were yummy. I wish I could share them with you all, dear friends. Thank you for a wonderful 30 years!
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Enjoy more photos from the autographing!