Author writes children’s novel set in Bonners Ferry area

| May 21, 2020 1:00 AM

Seaview, Wash., author Kent D. Walsh is celebrating the nationwide release of his new book, “Danger,” which is set in the Bonners Ferry area.

Walsh said the book tells the tale of Richard Davis, who finds a small farm in North Idaho to be a lonely place, especially since his nearest neighbor lives over a mile away. However, when Richard rescues a pitch-black, blue-eyed wolf pup named Danger from almost certain death, a special bond is created.

Unfortunately there are many neighboring farm people are determined to destroy the young pup. It is only after Danger uses his extraordinary senses to save several lives, including his own, that he is finally accepted throughout the community, Walsh said.

Published independently, the book is available through amazon.com and many other online book sellers. The book comes in both paperback and ebook formats.

Walsh was born in Minot, N.D. and grew up in Vancouver, Wash.

As a youngster, he spent most of his time fishing and exploring the tree-covered banks of a small stream called Burnt Bridge Creek. His imagination helped him begin writing short stories and poetry at a very young age and he has enjoyed the process ever since. His hobbies include fishing, working in the yard and singing. Inspired by his wife, Madeline, to begin publishing his work, he now has nine published books.

The couple lives in the small historical community of Seaview, Wash.