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
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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.