Michael Strelow’s debut novel, The Greening of Ben Brown was an Oregon Book Award Finalist in Fiction 2005. So was Kassten Alonso’s debut novel Core: A Romance. Kass was Mike’s student while attending Willamette University. The winner that year was Marc Acito’s How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship, and Musical Theater.
The Pet Thief by Kassten Alonso is now available to pre-order Barnes & Noble.