Immortal of the Cinder Path: the Saga of James “Ted” Meredith

By John Jack Lemon ’78


In this first tribute to early twentieth-century athlete James “Ted” Meredith, Lemon introduces a mostly forgotten, and sometimes heartbreaking, story of a world-record breaking runner, Olympic gold medalist, and all-around sports star.



By Suzanne D. Lonn ’67

WestBow Press: 2014

This third novel from Lonn explores family dynamics through adoption, obsessive compulsive disorders, and salvation. Hope is a sequel to Lonn’s earlier novel The Game of Hearts (2003 Exlibris). She also published Mixed Nuts in 2008, a novel about elder abuse, alcoholism, depression, and dementia.


A Bag of Badgers

By Casey McGovern ’04

McGovern, a WSU fine arts graduate, offers up 51 quirky poems that include strange uncles, tenacious badgers, wily raccoons, elusive poultry, and a variety of criminal mischief, illustrated with black and white drawings.


The Dowser

By Donald White ’63


Crime thriller set in the fictional small town of Markos, a quiet semirural place where the arrival of an unkempt stranger raises community concerns and eventually leads the city’s new police chief and the FBI to a serial murder suspect. This is White’s fourth novel.


The Counterfeit Detective

By Paul R. Paradise ’75

Koehlerbooks: 2015

The shadowy depths of trademark counterfeiting drive the events in this novel by Paradise. When a private investigator’s best informant is murdered, a cabal of counterfeiters threaten his livelihood, and his life. Paradise has drawn on his expertise in trademark counterfeiting for numerous articles, as well as this novel.