Minnesota author Matt Krengel will be here in the store to sign his books, The Map Maker and The Map Maker's Sister. This young reader series centers around Tasker from an alternate reality Duluth, Minnesota, who comes here to save his world.
On the heels of winning Best Hardcover Novel for Spilled Blood at the International Thriller Awards, master of the psychological thriller and best-selling author Brian Freeman returns this spring with the sixth installment in the popular Jonathan Stride series, THE COLD NOWHERE (978-1-62365-131-2 …
On the heels of winning Best Hardcover Novel for Spilled Blood at the International Thriller Awards, master of the psychological thriller and best-selling author Brian Freeman returns this spring with the sixth installment in the popular Jonathan Stride series, THE COLD NOWHERE (978-1-62365-131-2 4/1/2014 HC & EL) The Cold Nowhere marks the much-anticipated return of Duluth PD Lieutenant Jonathan Stride, one of Brian Freemans signature characters. Lieutenant Stride goes home to his cottage on the shore of Lake Superior, where he is confronted with a crime he cannot ignore. He discovers a young woman, Cat Mateo, hiding in his bedroom, scared and dripping wet from a desperate plunge into the icy lake. The girl isnt a stranger to Stride; she is the daughter of a woman he tried and failed to protect from a violent husband years ago. When Cat asks Stride for protection from a mysterious person she claims is trying to kill her, Stride is driven by guilt and duty to help her. Strides police partner Maggie Bei doubts the homeless orphan, who has been supporting herself as a prostitute and living rough on the streets of Duluth. She marvels at how easily the hard-bitten young girl, who sleeps with a knife under her pillow, has won Strides trust. As Stride investigates Cats case off the record, Maggies suspicions solidify and a single question haunts the void between them should Stride be afraid foror ofthis damaged girl?
Duluth native Michael Fedo will be in the store for a reading and booksigning of his compelling new book, Zenith City: Stories from Duluth. A remarkable memoir accompanied by colorful, historical essays that reflect on the rich history of Duluth.
This month's Book Club selection is The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny. The author has written an almost perfect puzzling, brilliant novel which is indeed a beautiful mystery. This story features the beloved character, Chief Inspector Gamache.
Author J.T. Riggen will be in the store to sign his captivating new thriller Uptown. In this mesmerizing new novel, set in a state of the art Vermont Casino, three interesting lives all intersect. Please come meet J.T.Riggen and pick up a copy!
The Mystery Book Club selection for May is Death Comes to Pemberley, a wonderful novel by author P.D. James. Using the beloved characters from Pride and Prejudice, the author draws them into a tale of murder and mayhem! This is a wonderful read.