Small Town Girl with Double-life in Saskatoon
For Immediate Release ~~ Dateline - March 20, 2002
Ruth Marlene Friesen
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Small town girl with double-life in Saskatoon
(new book published)
A new Saskatchewan novel, Ruthe's Secret Roses, by Ruth Marlene Friesen, of Hague,
Saskatchewan, has just been published by The Lord's Morning Glory Publishing House and
BookLocker.com. It features a small town high school grad, who commutes to work in Saskatoon, but
who keeps her city friends a secret from her family and friends in her hometown, Kleinstadt.
Although she is a good girl, and her city friends love her for the way she helps them in their
crises, Ruthe creatively evades her fears until her double-life does catch up with her.
"This story is peopled with friends from my vivid and imaginative teen years when I had few
friends," says Friesen, who used to commute to work as a telephone operator, just as Ruthe, the main
character of the novel does. "When my daydreams did not turn out to be prophecies," Friesen, who
came home from Ontario 18 years ago to care for her aged parents, adds, "I knew they were destined
to be in a book."
"I loved the transformations; the physical makeovers, the home decorating, and best of all, the
total heart conversions," says Kathy Wollf, a Reflexologist in the Canarama Mall, and the first
Reader of the novel."
Wollf adds, "I like that Ruthe has her faults too, that she deals with them, and grows through her
Connie Lepovosky, Orlando, Florida, formerly a Typesetter, reviewed this book, and says, "Your style
of writing is excellent, especially the way you build interest and keep me wanting to read faster
and faster. What a wonderful story!"
Friesen, author of two self-published family histories, a chapbook of poetry, and freelanced
articles and stories, says of her first novel, "I poured many years into this book, learning to
write as I went, and finally decided to write the kind of story I'd love to read myself. Huge
improvement! Now it's full of people, which I love, and features a young woman who also chatters to
God at every turn about everything she experiences. That's something I believe other teens and women
do too, but seldom confess openly."
This 466 page novel is available in soft cover and as PDF e-book at http://www.BookLocker.com/books/642.html
Also as a 77 chapter html .exe book from
If you've got time - believe it, you've got to have time - to interview this talkative, and
energetic new novelist, and if you're ready to go off on a few fascinating tangents, contact the
author, Ruth Marlene Friesen (306)225-2138.
See the media kit online for more helpful background information.
Online Media Kit includes; Sell Sheet, Author bio, Fact Sheet, Early reviews, Q&A Advisory,
Request form for downloadable review novel, other releases, and POD quizzes.
Call (306)225-2138 for an interview.
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