Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of The Life We Bury, The Guise of Another, The Heavens May Fall, The Deep Dark Descending, and The Shadows We Hide. He is the recipient of numerous awards and his books have been translated into 21 languages and his novel, The Life We Bury is in development for a feature film. This program is sponsored by The Friends of Lake Elmo Library.
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An investigation of missing property takes a darker turn near Lake Superior in Dead Man's Mistress, the next mystery in David Housewright's award-winning McKenzie series.
Louise Wykoff is arguably the most recognizable woman living in Minnesota, known for her presence in over one hundred paintings by the late and brilliant Randolph McInnis. Louise, known better as "That Wykoff Woman," was just a young apprentice when her intimate representation and the fact of the McInnis's marriage caused rumors to fly--and Louise to hide away for decades.
Tom Combs has earned acclaim as a physician and as an author. John Grisham brought intrigue and suspense from the legal world to the mainstream. Tom has done the same with the world of medicine. Tom’s twenty-five years as an ER doctor in busy inner-city Level 1 Trauma Centers provide background for his gripping medical thrillers. His books blend high-stakes intrigue and deadly conflicts with unforgettable characters. For Tom, a passion for reading has been a lifelong gift. He is thrilled to provide stories that engage, excite, and entertain his readers.
Gunflint Burning is the story of the dramatic events around the Ham Lake fire of 2007, one of the most destructive wildfires in modern Minnesota history. Author Cary Griffith will lead us through key events of the fire as it unfolded, transporting us to the front lines of an epic struggle that was at times heroic, tragic, and sublime.
Free. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
Celebrate the release of J. Ryan Stradal's new novel The Lager Queen of Minnesota at Lake Monster Brewing!
Tickets available by clicking the red BUY TICKETS button and following the prompts. Tickets are $35 for one person or $40 for two and include a signed copy of The Lager Queen of Minnesota. Event starts at 7:00, doors open at 6:30.
Award-winning, bestselling author Beverly Lewis will be touring the Midwest in promotion of her latest release, The Tinderbox, a stand-alone novel set in her beloved Lancaster County and featuring her trademark look at Amish family life.
Internationally renowned thriller novelist Don Winslow is the mind behind “The Godfather trilogy of our time” – this according to sources as varied as The New York Times, Esquire magazine, and writer Stephen King. Over the past three decades, Winslow has published more than twenty books total. Early highlights include The Death and Life of Bobby Z, basis for a 2007 film of the same name starring Laurence Fishburne and Paul Walker, and Savages, which was adapted for the big screen by Oliver Stone in 2012.
Stop in to say hi to Jenifer and get your copy of the latest in her Windjammer series, Death in the Blood Moon.
P.I. Holland Taylor returns in David Housewright's Edgar Award-winning series with First, Kill the Lawyers, where Taylor is hired to recover stolen files before they are leaked, ruining more than just the careers of five local lawyers.
The extraordinary life of Marilene Phipps began in Haiti-the magical island of African Vodou gods who followed their devotees on the slave ships, and the world's first black republic-the singular cultural context and exotic milieu of the Caribbean, where hell and paradise can transfix us daily. In this powerful memoir, we enter the lives of a family who are both descendants of European aristocrats and African slaves.