(New Richmond, Wisc.) - Since opening its doors in July 2012, the Break Time Café & Coffehouse in New Richmond has hosted its share of events. Every Friday evening, there is live music and a wine bar, offering 14 varieties of wine. There have also been corporate meetings, birthday celebrations and bridal showers held at the establishment.

On Friday, Sept. 20, between 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., The Break Time will try something new. The café & coffehouse, located at 228 Pepperjack Drive, Suite 1 in New Richmond, will host its first book reading, discussion and signing event featuring two award-winning authors from the Twin Cities.

Marilyn Jax and Colleen Baldrica have both earned stellar reputations for being engaging speakers. Baldrica speaks on the topics of making it through life’s transitions and establishing connections. Jax regularly leads mystery writer’s workshops, and also speaks on the components of good writing, the publishing process and the future of books. The authors will both read from their books and answer questions from those in the audience.


About Marilyn Jax Marilyn New Photo

Marilyn Jax is the author of three mysteries that are all national book award winners. Her latest title, Sapphire Trails, published in 2012, is a murder mystery set in Montana. Road to Omalos, published in 2010, is set on the Greek Island of Crete; The Find, published in 2007, is set in Miami, the Caribbean and London. All three novels feature the same private investigators, each time solving a riveting new crime.


About Colleen Baldrica

Colleen Baldrics HS

Colleen Baldrica’s award-winning book, Tree Spirited Woman, shares wisdom in the form of advice on how to deal with loss and death. The book also covers the meaning of prayer, shares why it’s important to be a good listener and lets readers know why relationships in a person’s life were meant to be.

Personalized signed copies of both authors’ books will be available for purchase at the event. Books can also be purchased in advance at the café & coffehouse. Books will be offered at discounted prices. To reserve a seat for the special event, please contact The Break Time Café & Coffeehouse at 715-246-2326.


To arrange an interview with Marilyn Jax and/or Colleen Baldrica, contact Rachel M. Anderson, Publicist, 952-240-2513 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..