Richland, WA Author Publishes Novel

February 22, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
As Maria made her way from Texas to Seattle, she was short on cash but long on hope. Her beautiful young daughters, Margarita and Cecilia, needed reconstructive surgery to repair their cleft lips and palates, and Maria was headed to see a specialist who may be able to perform the life-changing surgery her girls needed.

The path to a new life is never an easy one, often with its share of challenges, and Margarita's and Cecilia's story is no different.

This is a story of how hope can overcome devastation and loss and how the promise of love and family can conquer the darkest days.

About the Author
James L. Watts resides with his wife, Sharon, in Richland, Washington, where he works as a consultant on labor issues. He is also a partner in a company that is involved in the decontamination and decommissioning of environmentally challenged sites. He spent most of his working life as President of the nine Western states for the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers Union.

Watts is the author of The Magic Bag, a Christmas story trilogy that includes The Quest, The Dwarves of Saran, and The Ice King. He also wrote The Animal, a book about a secret town that made nuclear weapons.

He enjoys writing, painting, horticulture, and golfing in his spare time.

Life is Good is a 296-page paperback with a retail price of $20.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-4862-4. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore

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