PURCHASE

THE TATTOOED CAT

Natrelle at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas researching her Charley Anderson Crime Series.

"WHAT BEGINS WITH A CAT

ENDS WITH A CORPSE."

Rescuing a maimed cat thrown into traffic on New York's Fifth Avenue is just the beginning. As Charley hunts the torturers, she discovers layers of abuse and corruption that reach an ocean away.

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 Meet Natrelle & Russell

Natrelle and Russell Long have been married for 33 years. Now enjoying retirement, the husband-and-wife team have time to write—a luxury they never had with their busy careers. Natrelle has just finished her third novel in the Charley Anderson series, while Russell is polishing his three-book series for publication.

 

Russell is a native Texan who spent most of his career in higher education. He has degrees from Sul Ross State University, New Mexico State University, and Texas A&M University. His most recent position was president of West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas.

Natrelle also spent her working years on a university campus, teaching over 27 years and directing development for 5 years. She thinks of her greatest achievements as helping thousands of students learn to appreciate literature and publishing the works of some very talented writers.​

 
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Reviews

An Unexamined Life

 

"...fresh...page turner...you won't want to put it down."
 

HARRY HAINES

National Book Award Winner

An Unexamined Life

 

"...gripping novel of a man coming to alive in a mid-life crisis"

JODI THOMAS

New York Times Best Selling Author

An Unexamined Life

 

"...unforgettable character"
 

VICKI SCHOEN

Award-Winning Author

An Unexamined Life

 

"A bold look at the life of a dying man...with a cast of supporting characters with unexpected depth."

KIRKUS REVIEWS

Scars

Dangerous Gifts

"A crime tale with a fierce, flawed heroine who surmounts plenty of perils and a few choice men. . . .

The author organically inserts revelations of Charley's backstory . . . . Believable dialogue and occasional humor pepper the narrative . . . . compelling descriptions."

KIRKUS REVIEWS

LITERARY TITAN REVIEWS

An Unexamined Life
 

"The novel is unflinching" and "offers a cast of supporting characters with unexpected depth."

KIRKUS REVIEWS

"The author gets points for delivering a flawed, feisty

protagonist . . . [who] 'carried her scars like some people

carry a .45--hidden, only brought out when needed.'"

KIRKUS REVIEWS

The Tattooed Cat

"Once your attention is grabbed there is no escaping the desire to read every single word and find out . . .how the cat and the nefarious deeds of a single man are interconnected . . . . This is a book you won't regret picking up."

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 Book Events

Thanks to Burrowing Owl and

Barnes & Noble for successful book signings.

Pride Fest Book Signing

We loved meeting our fans and discussing SCARS and An Unexamined Life at Amarillo's Pride Fest in Memorial Park. Most of all, we enjoyed introducing our novels to new readers!

We want to thank Yellow City Publishing for hosting us at their booth.

 

Pride Fest Book Signing

Thanks for an Amazing Night!

Russell and I would like to thank everyone who joined us for the SCARS Release Party! We had a wonderful evening with our family and friends!

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SCARS Release Party

Another Amazing Night
Let the CAT out!

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The third book in the Charley Anderson Crime Series--

The Tattooed Cat--

was celebrated by lots of loyal Charley friends!

The Tattooed Cat Release Party

 
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