Chatham resident Jeanine Love Rooney is ready to launch her debut novel, "Red Mittens" on Sept. 14.

The book is fiction inspired by a true event - a blaze at a college dormitory at a New England college in the late 1970s.

Rooney lives in Chatham with her husband, Steve, and three children, Jack, Cam, and Kiki.

The book was published by TitleTown Publishing and is available online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.