We think you will find the conversations in the pub (and the products in the bookstore) lean toward mystery more than dogma, creativity over conformity, and reality over religion. We like grace, friendship, faith, freedom, family, and story.
The predominant language in Cool River Pub is “what if…?” We don’t speak anger, coercion, or conspiracy here. So, if you would like to publish or buy a book, join in a conversation, or just sit and listen…come on in to Cool River Pub.
Morris Chapman is a widely respected and loved songwriter, worshiper, recording artist and minister.more
Now retired from professional football, Ken Harvey is also the author of numerous children’s books. Ken, his wife Janice, and their two children live in Northern Virginia.more
As a Writer, Ed has been published in The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, and other newspapers, magazines, and websites. Ed and his wife, Joanne, live in Middle Tennessee.more
Mary Sue Hermes, the illustrator of Daddy, Help Me, has also illustrated numerous other children’s books (including Ken Harvey’s “Life in the Fridge” series). Mary Sue and her husband, Jerry, live in Sterling, Virginia.more
“It is a form of vanity to imagine you are living in the worst of times—there have always been worse. In bad times and heavy seas, the natural fear is that things will get worse, and never better. It’s a jolt to a Western, instinctively progressive mind, trained to think of history as ascendant—like the stock […]Lance Morrow