SpeakEasy Chapter 9 by Marian Rakestraw

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 9, author Marian Rakestraw lets Ronni give Julia a brief recap of recent events, and in return Julia shares the details of how she disposed of Billy’s body, which is just the beginning of the mysteries from her past….Having Julia’s trust is crucial for Ronni, without it all of her goals are out of reach. Can Ronni reveal just enough of her own truth to forge an alliance with Julia?

Behind the Scenes with Author Stacy Spilker

Read Stacy’s Chapter 8 online or learn more about the Community Novel Project Why did you want to participate in the Community Novel Project? Lissa seemed a little desperate, and I’ve never let anyone read my writing before, so it seemed like a safe way to start. What do you like about the premise and […]

SpeakEasy Chapter 8 by Stacy Spilker

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 8, author Stacy Spilker races Ronni back to Topeka to confirm Julia’s personal safety at the Manor, but when Ronni meets someone from Julia’s past, she has more questions than answers.

Behind the Scenes with Author Janet Jenkins Stotts

Read Janet’s Chapter 7 online or learn more about the Community Novel Project Why did you want to participate in the Community Novel Project? I had just completed the NaNoWriMo challenge and was looking for a reason to keep writing. What do you like about the premise and characters of this year’s Community Novel Project […]

SpeakEasy Chapter 7 by Janet Jenkins Stotts

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 7 by Janet Jenkins Stotts, Ronni reveals why she is dating Charles, someone at the Manor is seriously hurt in an accident, and suddenly no one seems safe.

SpeakEasy Chapter 6 by A. M. Coffee and BlackRose

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a Topeka author. In Chapter 6, authors A. M. Coffee and BlackRose help 108 year old Julia tell her story — and she has quite the story to tell! But what will Ronni do with this new information? And why is Charles so interested in what Julia reveals?