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Father's Day Present Comes a Little Early



The day was Mother's Day 2009, and the mother of my two children was enjoying her coffee in bed before we were to get ready for church. I had taken my own mother out to lunch the day before in Jackson, MS, and we had a very nice visit.

As sort of an early Father's Day present for me, however, I checked my email that Sunday morning to learn that my third novel, FRESH FROZEN, had just received two additional national book awards, for which I am thankful: Winner, Best Cover Design and Finalist, Regional Fiction in the 2009 National Indie Excellence Awards.

http://indieexcellence.com/indie-results-2009.php

Thank you for letting me share this with you,

Darden North
www.dardennorth.com

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