Southern Cross The Dog Novel - Allen Whitley

WIN an Autographed copy of Blues Novel, "Where Southern Cross the Dog"

we're giving away TWO signed and personalized, hardcover copies of author Allen Whitley's latest fiction novel, Where Southern Cross The Dog!

Southern Cross The Dog Novel - Allen WhitleyChristmas time at American Blues Scene just wouldn’t be the same without cool blues presents for our fans. So, just in time for Christmas, we’re giving away TWO signed and personalized, hardcover copies of author Allen Whitley’s latest fiction novel, Where Southern Cross The Dog! The novel is a blues gem, romping through the 1938 Mississippi delta on a wild adventure with murder, dancing, cotton, nazis, and a transcension of the Jim Crow racism that was so prevalent in the day. Yes, we said Nazis.

The book is set in Clarksdale, Mississippi, known by many as “ground zero” for blues music, because of the great many bluesmen and music to come from the area. The characters are rich and entertaining, and the book starts out on a slow simmer, much like being in the Mississippi Delta on a sweltering August day. The novel fires up fast, as a gruesome and mysterious murder by the Sunflower River, followed by another, then another with no leads, casts terror and fear over the town. The novel is fantastic, one that immerses the reader in the endless cotton rows, diverse and captivating characters, and the infectiously simple and entertaining rituals of the Mississippi delta. Allen Whitley does a praiseworthy job of capturing the heart of Mississippi, and bringing the reader into not only a day-by-day, Jim Crow-era delta, but also a seamlessly woven world of mystery, tension, and endearing characters.

To enter for your chance to win a free copy of Where Southern Cross The Dogjust sign up for the American Blues Scene blues mailing list below! The drawing will happen Tuesday, December 21!


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