Meet the Author Cathy Maxwell


Multi-published historical romance author Cathy Maxwell will speak about the process of writing and publishing romance novels. Her latest novel, in stores on August 30, 2011 is The Seduction of Scandal.  This is a participating book in the k.i.s.s. and teal campaign to fight ovarian cancer.

Maxwell grew up in Olathe, KS and now lives in Powhatan, Virginia and considers both states to be “home.” The author of more than two dozen novels and novellas, many of which have been on the USA Today and New York Times Bestseller lists, Cathy enjoys telling stories about strong characters.

A book signing will follow the author talk. Books will be offered for sale by Barnes & Noble. For more information please call the Topeka Room at 785-580-4510.

Charity Rouse

Charity is a Public Service Specialist working with genealogy and local history reference in the Topeka Room/Genealogy. Her start at TSCPL came as a genealogy researcher soon after the Baker Genealogy Center opened in November 2007. In early 2009, she became a Genealogy volunteer and in May 2010 she came to work at TSCPL. She earned her Master of Library Science degree from Emporia State University in December 2011. One of her favorite times of year is when the Topeka Room is decked out for the holidays.