Book Blitz: “MariKay’s Rainbow”, by Marilyn Weimer

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Hello all–we’re back again with another delightful tale. Well, of course I only blog the best…

That’s a very intriguing book cover. My curiosity is piqued–let’s check it out:


Jerry Pruitt loves his tiny home town so much that he is trying to bring it back to life by renovating and reopening some of its businesses. But the disappearance of a young woman and her grandmother and the strange circumstances surrounding the event and his possible part in it begin to consume Jerry and threaten to undermine his dreams for the town, his marriage and even his sanity.


Sounds like dirty-dealin’s to me. But who is doing the dirt? Well, the only way to find out is to further explore the book.

Now, today I am doing something a little different. Not only am I going to introduce the author to you, I get to post extra info about her–we get to know her a little more in-depth and personal this way.


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Marilyn Kaye Weimer

Watercolor Artist and Fiction Author

Marilyn completed a three year Famous Artist Course. She studied commercial art at the Kansas University and completed her Associate of Arts with a degree in design at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA. in 1987 where she first began writing.

A member of the Romance Writers of America for five years, member of San Diego and Riverside, CA and Arizona RWA organizations and three critique groups helped her to learn and improve her writing skills. A continued writing effort of various courses and contests is ongoing.

Marilyn won an honorable mention award for a watercolor landscape in the Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art in the 2002 membership art show. Her watercolor landscape won first place in the 2010 Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri, Inc. People’s Choice Award held in St. Louis, MO.

Marilyn teaches both watercolor and pastel mediums. A recent member of St Joseph Writer’s Guild and Glass Eye Gallery in St Joseph, MO


Random facts:

-I paint and teach watercolor painting and pastel.

-Love the southwest. Lived in Albuquerque 8 years and Southern Calif. 13 years.

-Secretary for a very active garden club and help maintain 4 ½ acres of trees, grass and flowers.

-Bake bread from scratch in a glass tube on occasion.

-Belong to the Missouri Writer’s Guild and St Joseph Writer’s Guild.

-Member of the Glass Eye Gallery in St Joseph, MO

-Litton, KS is based on Langdon, KS where my stepfather Leo Applegate was born and I spent my first five years living there with my grandmother, “Miz Martin”.

-All the locations in Litton are real, but no longer exists or the names have been changed.

-The balls of light mentioned in the book actually happened in Western Kansas and were witnessed by both my grandmother and mother. They were real.

-Both my biological father and step father served in WWII and I wrote the book to encourage people to remember our veterans.


She certainly stays busy, doesn’t she? This is a fun glimpse into the day-to-day life of a very busy author.

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May 1 blogI hope everyone has had a good read. Please return again, when I will have yet another spotlight, or other such entertaining stuff. Thanks for visiting!

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