Launch Party for Malone Ridge by James K Dill!

We are delighted to join Little Star Publishing and James to celebrate his upcoming novel!

The event will take place at Branch & Vine in the fan and will have a Q&A and reading from the book, with a signing afterward. 

Refreshments will be served

Please RSVP to to save your spot!


About the Book:

Eve Malone is impatient, her life unsettled. When not working, she cares for her mother in a dilapidated trailer on the family property, Malone Ridge. Momma is in rehab, and Daddy is getting out of prison soon. To cope, Eve lives vicariously through a favorite graphic novel and her best friend, Marcy. This wasn’t the life she had planned for after high school.

Tragedy provides Eve the opportunity to run away from the drug-addled Allegheny mountains of West Virginia to Alexandria, Virginia, a land not so distant in miles but a world away from her old life.  Starting anew is not easy, but Eve perseveres. When a once-dashed dream reappears, calling her back to Malone Ridge, she must choose between all she’s built and all she’s escaped. 

Malone Ridge is a poignant and quirky coming-of-age story with an obstacle at every turn and pacing to match its protagonist’s speed on the road. The novel explores themes of love, of chaos and order, resistance and resilience, and the power of the road. Malone Ridge and the unique young woman who calls it home will stay with readers for a very long time.

About the Author:

James K. Dill is the author of Malone Ridge and Racing Shadows (Apprentice House Press $14.99). He is currently working on a new novel, tentatively titled Monumental Questions about the Summer of 2020’s civil unrest in Richmond, Virginia. James competed in the 1984 Olympic Trials in the marathon and ran professionally after receiving degrees from East Carolina University and Wake Forest University. He lives in historic Richmond, Virginia, and is an avid Olympic sports fan.


Event date: 

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 5:30pm

Event address: 

Branch & Vine
2001 1/2 W Main St
Richmond, VA 23220
SKU: x87289