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BOOKS & COMPANY Authors Talk & Book Signing WENDY WEBB- author of Daughters of the Lake & LESLEY KAGEN- author of The Mutual Admiration Society

Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 2:00 pm

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Authors Talk & Book Signing
WENDY WEBB- author of Daughters of the Lake
& LESLEY KAGEN- author of The Mutual Admiration Society
Saturday, January 12th    2:00 p.m.
Books & Company   1039 Summit Ave, Oconomowoc

Join us for a thrilling event with authors Wendy Webb and Lesley Kagen! These two Midwestern favorite authors will be in conversation talking about their books, the writing process, and taking questions from the audience. Book signing will follow the conversation and reading. We hope you can join us!

 

About the books: In Daughters of the Lake by Wendy Webb, the ghosts of the past come calling in a spellbinding heart-stopper from the "Queen of the Northern Gothic." After the end of her marriage, Kate Granger has retreated to her parents' home on Lake Superior to pull herself together--only to discover the body of a murdered woman washed into the shallows. Tucked in the folds of the woman's curiously vintage gown is an infant, as cold and at peace as its mother. No one can identify the woman. Except for Kate. She's seen her before. In her dreams...

 From the New York Times bestselling author of Whistling in the Dark, Lesley Kagen, comes an unforgettable novel that illuminates the sweet and brittle bonds of family, the tenderness of growing up, the heartbreak of longing for what we've lost, and the poignancy of finding love. Unbeknownst to eleven-year-old Theresa "Tessie" Finley, she's in over her head. After hearing a scream and catching a glimpse of a mysterious man carrying a body beneath the flickering streetlights in the cemetery behind her house, Tessie adds solving a murder case to her already quite full to-do list. Tessie has elected herself president of the crime-stopping Mutual Admiration Society--as if dealing with her "sad madness" over the tragic drowning of her beloved father; showering tender loving care on her "sweet but weird" younger sister, Birdie; and staying on the good side of their hard-edged mother weren't enough.

About the Authors: Wendy Webb knew from the minute she read A Wrinkle in Time at age eleven that she was destined to be a writer. After two decades as a journalist, writing for varied publications including USA Today, the Huffington Post, the Star Tribune, Midwest Living, and others, Wendy wrote her first novel, The Tale of Halcyon Crane. When it won the 2011 Minnesota Book Award for genre fiction, she started writing fiction full-time. Her second and third novels, The Fate of Mercy Alban and The Vanishing, established her as a leading suspense novelist, whom reviewers are calling the Queen of the Northern Gothic. She lives in Minneapolis and is at work on her next novel. Visit her online at www.wendykwebb.com and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as wendywebbauthor

 Lesley Kagen is an actress, voice-over talent, and restaurateur, as well as the author of two previous national bestselling novels. Whistling in the Dark has been translated into five languages and was a Midwest Choice Honor winner. Land of a Hundred Wonders, an Indie Next pick, was also nominated for a Midwest Choice Award. She lives near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

Contact: Lisa Baudoin  info@booksco.com

Books & Company, 1039 Summit Ave , Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Event Details

Authors Talk & Book Signing
WENDY WEBB- author of Daughters of the Lake
& LESLEY KAGEN- author of The Mutual Admiration Society
Saturday, January 12th    2:00 p.m.
Books & Company   1039 Summit Ave, Oconomowoc

Join us for a thrilling event with authors Wendy Webb and Lesley Kagen! These two Midwestern favorite authors will be in conversation talking about their books, the writing process, and taking questions from the audience. Book signing will follow the conversation and reading. We hope you can join us!

 

About the books: In Daughters of the Lake by Wendy Webb, the ghosts of the past come calling in a spellbinding heart-stopper from the "Queen of the Northern Gothic." After the end of her marriage, Kate Granger has retreated to her parents' home on Lake Superior to pull herself together--only to discover the body of a murdered woman washed into the shallows. Tucked in the folds of the woman's curiously vintage gown is an infant, as cold and at peace as its mother. No one can identify the woman. Except for Kate. She's seen her before. In her dreams...

 From the New York Times bestselling author of Whistling in the Dark, Lesley Kagen, comes an unforgettable novel that illuminates the sweet and brittle bonds of family, the tenderness of growing up, the heartbreak of longing for what we've lost, and the poignancy of finding love. Unbeknownst to eleven-year-old Theresa "Tessie" Finley, she's in over her head. After hearing a scream and catching a glimpse of a mysterious man carrying a body beneath the flickering streetlights in the cemetery behind her house, Tessie adds solving a murder case to her already quite full to-do list. Tessie has elected herself president of the crime-stopping Mutual Admiration Society--as if dealing with her "sad madness" over the tragic drowning of her beloved father; showering tender loving care on her "sweet but weird" younger sister, Birdie; and staying on the good side of their hard-edged mother weren't enough.

About the Authors: Wendy Webb knew from the minute she read A Wrinkle in Time at age eleven that she was destined to be a writer. After two decades as a journalist, writing for varied publications including USA Today, the Huffington Post, the Star Tribune, Midwest Living, and others, Wendy wrote her first novel, The Tale of Halcyon Crane. When it won the 2011 Minnesota Book Award for genre fiction, she started writing fiction full-time. Her second and third novels, The Fate of Mercy Alban and The Vanishing, established her as a leading suspense novelist, whom reviewers are calling the Queen of the Northern Gothic. She lives in Minneapolis and is at work on her next novel. Visit her online at www.wendykwebb.com and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as wendywebbauthor

 Lesley Kagen is an actress, voice-over talent, and restaurateur, as well as the author of two previous national bestselling novels. Whistling in the Dark has been translated into five languages and was a Midwest Choice Honor winner. Land of a Hundred Wonders, an Indie Next pick, was also nominated for a Midwest Choice Award. She lives near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

Contact: Lisa Baudoin  info@booksco.com

 

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