Tuesday, September 6, 2011

And the GOLD MEDAL-READER’S FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS Romantic/Suspense Goes to ALEXANDREA WEIS ”Recovery”

And the accolades continue to roll in for one of our Trestle Press authors. Alexandrea Weis has won the Gold Medal in the Reader's Favorite Book Awards for her romantic suspense novel Recovery. Set against the backdrop of post-Katrina New Orleans, Recovery has been receiving rave reviews. Alexandrea is becoming known as a New Orleans author and her NOLA Gumbo series with Trestle Press is also creating a lot of buzz. Her first installment in the series is called For You So if you want to read some great stories about the BIg Easy head on over to our Trestle Press page or check out Alexandrea Weis's author page on Amazon. 
Here is a little bit about Alexandrea:
I was born and raised in New Orleans and yes, I did suffer through the torments of Katrina and in many ways am still recovering. I began writing at seven but never thought of pursuing the craft as a career. I probably got the bug from my father who ran an independent motion picture production company in the French Quarter. I grew up on movie sets and learned how to run much of the behind the scene operations. But I followed in my mother's footsteps and went into the medical business. I have worked as a clinical nurse specialist in gerontology for over twenty years and have taught nursing at some of the local colleges. I continued writing on and off during my nursing career until my husband encouraged me to self-publish one of the many books I had written. That book was To My Senses. The continuing story of Nicci Beauvoir and her struggles with her tragic loss became the focus of my next book, Recovery.


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