Local author releases book about Story City

Staff Writer
Story City Herald

S.V. Duke, Story City resident and author, is proud to announce the release of “Skunk River Tales: Mystery in the Park” the first book in a new children’s series. It will be available from Amazon and other retailers on January 13th, 2015. Prior to the release, the book can be purchased directly from the publisher at tatepublishing.com/bookstore.

An author book signing will also take place at the Kaffe Geita on West Broad in Story City on December 13th from 1-3 pm. Copies of the book will be available for sale at the signing.

Mystery in the Park follows the adventures of Eli, Hunter, Junior, and Talia. Experience the thrills and excitement as they race against time to try to uncover the secret in the park.

S.V. Duke attributes her inspiration for the series to a conversation about books that she had with a young girl named Talia. The book “Mystery in the Park” uses her name as well as those of other children living in Story City.