The 35¢ Dowry, by Maryvonne Fent, is an edgy coming-of-age tale with loads of international flair and romantic color. It's the first installment in her Mango Blood series, and was one of our three indie picks on BookClubz this October! Check out Fent's discussion questions here.
Throughout my career I’ve written for the trend, for the times, for the zeitgeist. I spent years in the public relations/marketing profession, where being current was currency, and built a reputation as someone known for “getting it.” So I was surprised when I encountered push back over the years as I wrote and launched my first novel, set during the Vietnam War, as to why anyone would be interested in the subject matter. It’s over. It’s been done. Why should I care? I wasn’t around then. It’s irrelevant