Karin Rathert grew up in North Dakota, close to where
Mondak once flourished. When not writing, she loves yoga and
photographing abandoned buildings. Invitation to a Hanging is her
More about "Invitation to a Hanging":
Mondak is a dying place Adam longs to escape.
In 1903, Alta, a sheltered socialite, marries a charming
entrepreneur and runs away with him to boomtown on the
prairie seeking romance and adventure. Years later, her orphan
son discovers a prostitute's diary while scavenging buildings for
the town boss. The diary and a mangy circus tiger guide Adam
on his journey through the past.
Invitation to a Hanging is the story of a place where desperation
and dreams collide and a boy fights to find himself.