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Reader Meet Writer • Heather Bell Adams

You are invited to attend an event in the Reader Meet Writer series with Heather Bell Adams on August 27, 6:00 PM CST. To participate, please email events@ernestandhadleybooks.com or respond to the E&H Facebook event by Wednesday, August 26. We will then send you the Zoom link and passcode to participate. And it's all FREE. If you want to buy the book, it will be available on the E&H eCommerce website at 15% off from August 27 to 28.

Her desperate decision during World War II changed everything. Now, 70 years later, her secret is unraveling.
At ninety years old, Audrey Thorpe still lives in a historic mansion on palm-tree-lined Victory Drive, determined to retain her independence. But when her health begins to fade, her family hires a part-time caregiver, Laurel. The two women seem to bond-until Audrey disappears. Unbeknownst to Laurel, Audrey has harbored a secret for 70 years, since her time as a nurse in the South Pacific during World War II.
As the story moves between the verdant jungles of the war-torn Philippines and the glitter of modern-day Savannah, Georgia, friendships new and old are tested. Along the way, Audrey grapples with one of life's heart-wrenching truths: You can only outrun your secrets for so long.

Heather Bell Adams is the author of the novels, Maranatha Road (West Virginia University Press 2017) and The Good Luck Stone (Haywire Books 2020). Maranatha Road won the gold medal for the Southeast region in the Independent Publisher Book Awards and was named to Deep South Magazine's Fall/Winter Reading List. The Good Luck Stone, which won the Grassic Short Novel Prize, appears on Deep South Magazine's Summer Reading List and Most Anticipated Small Press Novel Lists for The Big Other and BuzzFeed.
Heather's short fiction, which has won the Carrie McCray Memorial Literary Award and James Still Fiction Prize, appears in The Thomas Wolfe ReviewAtticus ReviewThe Petigru ReviewPisgah ReviewPembroke MagazineBroad River Review, and other journals.
Heather is originally from Hendersonville, North Carolina and now lives in Raleigh where she works as a lawyer. A nationally-recognized scholar on the works of Ron Rash, she also volunteers on the Raleigh Review fiction staff.

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Address: 
1928 7th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1829
The Good Luck Stone Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781950182046
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Haywire Books - July 7th, 2020

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