Courtesy Cannon Beach Library
Courtesy Ellen Notbohm
CANNON BEACH — Portland author and journalist Ellen Notbohm, known for her award-winning books on parenting and teaching autistic children, will read from and discuss her first novel, “The River by Starlight,” for the Northwest Authors Series at Cannon Beach Library, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.
“The River by Starlight,” set in Montana during the early 20th century, finds Annie Rushton moving to live on her brother’s Montana homestead after leaving her child with an ex-husband following her episodes of postpartum depression. Not planning to remarry, she encounters Adam Fielding. Together they buy out Annie’s brother and form a business and romantic partnership. Efforts to have a child prompt further depression, yet Annie still loves Adam. They persist in the face of difficulties.
The novel won the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Award for U.S. West-Mountain Regional Fiction.
This event is free and open to the public. The library is at 131 N. Hemlock St.