THIS WEEK IN MAY

  1. Sunday Jun 4 LISA JEWELL IS COMING FROM THE UK TO MEET YOU SUNDAY, JUNE 4; 2 PM LISA JEWELL is coming from the UK on her first US tour and we are thrilled to host her. She will be introducing her 13th novel, I Found You, a domestic thriller. If you have...
  2. Monday Jun 5 THRILLER WRITER TACKLES POWER GRID TAKEDOWN MONDAY, JUNE 5, 7 PM MARK ELSBERG will introduce his debut novel, Blackout, a million-copy bestseller and international sensation in Europe. When the lights go out across Europe, a former hacker and activist must find his way to safety in...
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LISA JEWELL IS COMING FROM THE UK TO MEET YOU

SUNDAY, JUNE 4; 2 PM

LISA JEWELL is coming from the UK on her first US tour and we are thrilled to host her. She will be introducing her 13th novel, I Found You, a domestic thriller. If you have enjoyed reading Paula Hawkins and Carla Buckley, you’ll find plenty to like about Lisa’s work. In I Found You, we meet Alice Lake who discovers a disoriented man on the beach who has no idea who he is or where he is or what he is doing on this British seaside beach. Despite a warning siren in the back of her mind, Alice invites him into her home to warm up anyway. And thus begins a mystifying journey filled with gripping characters and dark truths. ATRIA

As a long-time UK bestselling author, Lisa is finding a steady following of ravenous readers in the United States. We encourage you to come see what all the excitement is about!

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