Monday, November 15, 2021

Tour Stop and GIVEAWAY: Cracker Town


Check out the new book by author W.F. Ranew, Cracker Town and don't forget to enter the tour wide giveaway. W.F. Ranew will be awarding a $15 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. The tour is sponsored by Goddess Fish Promotions and you can find all the tour stops HERE.

GENRE:   Mystery



In 1955, Cleet Wrightman is found guilty of murdering a woman and sent to the Georgia State Mental Hospital to serve out his time until 1973. In spring of that year, young agent Red Farlow investigates the slayings of three members of the Goings family in Valdosta, but he was never able to apprehend the murderer.

Excerpt Two:


At thirty-seven, Eloise was looking for a man. She dated several older gentlemen around town, mostly only for social occasions.


Only one man, since J.D., had enflamed her desires and taken her to bed. Dooley Watkins worked at the battery plant where an accident killed him. Just when they were getting serious, too.


That was five years ago, and when Dooley died, it took the romantic winds out of Eloise’s sails.


After stopping at Malcolm's station, she couldn’t get Johnny Carven out of her mind. He was handsome in a skinny man way. Despite his work as a gas station attendant, he looked clean and dressed neatly. Eloise could look past grease stains on the sleeve of Johnny’s coveralls or a smudge on his face. He did work with mechanical things, and they tended to cake up with grease and oil, she reasoned.


But how do I get together with him?


One thing led to another. The notion that love finds its way and takes its natural course always appealed to Eloise. She helped Cupid along…

Finally, Eloise hit upon an occasion to which she’d invite Johnny. It was the annual Gilmer County business league’s wine auction fundraiser and dance out at the country club. She purchased two tickets, and the Monday before, she pulled into Malcolm’s for a fill-up…


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Tour Wide Giveaway:

W.F. Ranew will be awarding a $15 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

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AUTHOR Bio and Links:


W.F. Ranew writes the Red Farlow Mysteries series from Tirgearr Publishing. The most recent book is No. 5, Cracker Town.


Ranew formerly worked as a newspaper reporter, editor, and communication executive. He started his journalism career covering sports, police, and city council meetings at his hometown newspaper, The Quitman Free Press. He also worked as a reporter and editor for several regional dailies: The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle, The Florida Times-Union, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.


Ranew has written two previous novels — Schoolhouse Man and Candyman’s Sorrow.


He lives with his wife in Atlanta and St. Simons Island, Ga.


Find all Farlow novels at — Rich and Gone, Blue Magnolia, East Beach, and Blood Mug.


Frank said...

Thanks for hosting Cracker Town.

Bea LaRocca said...

Thank you for posting about this book, it is a must read for me

pippirose said...

The book sounds very intriguing. The cover is effective--it draws me in.

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