Authors at Third Place talk about romance, kidnapping, and fantasy

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Adventure, romance, imaginary history, and epic heroes await you in Lake Forest Park with this week's selection of authors discussing their books. If you buy their book, the author will sign it for you!

Third Place Books, upper level, Town Center - intersection of Bothell and Ballinger Way, Lake Forest Park.

Elinor Lipman
On Turpentine Lane (Houghton)
Monday, February 20 at 7pm (date to be verified - look for updates)

An endearing romantic comedy from the beloved best-selling author of The Family Man and The View from Penthouse B Elinor Lipman may well have invented the screwball romantic comedy for our era, and here she is at her sharpest and best. On Turpentine Lane is funny, poignant, and a little bit outrageous.

KJ Howe in-conversation with Robert Dugoni
The Freedom Broker (Houghton)
Tuesday, February 21 at 7pm (date to be verified - look for updates)

"Unrelentingly entertaining and impossible to put down, The Freedom Broker boasts the ferociously savvy, serious as hell Thea Paris, who brilliantly plots and fearlessly fights to rescue her kidnapped father from the clutches of expert, deadly opponents." Karin Slaughter, Internationally Bestselling Author of The Kept Woman.

Martyn Burke
Music for Love or War (Tyrus)
Wednesday, February 22 at 7pm

"Music for Love or War is slash-and-burn funny, but also unexpectedly touching and wise. Few writers can take you in one breath from the hills of Afghanistan to the gates of the Playboy Mansion and make you believe every crazy word. Martyn Burke has that special talent." -- Carl Hiaasen, author of the New York Times bestselling novel Bad Monkey.

VE Schwab
A Conjuring of Light : Shades of Magic #3 (MPS)
Thursday, February 23 at 7pm

London’s fall and kingdoms rise while darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire, and the fraught balance of magic blossoms into dangerous territory while heroes struggle. The direct sequel to A Gathering of Shadows, and the final book in the Shades of Magic epic fantasy series, A Conjuring of Light sees the newly minted New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab reach a thrilling conclusion concerning the fate of beloved protagonists -- and old foes.

Leonide Martin
The Visionary Mayan Queen: Yohl Ik'nal of Palenque
Saturday, February 25 at 6:30pm

The Visionary Mayan Queen: Yohl Ik'nal of Palenque is historical fiction set in the ancient Maya city of Palenque in the sixth century. From these misty tropical jungles, a royal Mayan girl with visionary powers becomes the first woman ruler of her city.

Update 2-20-2017: date correction for VE Schwab to Thursday.


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