The Provo City Library is committed to bringing exciting, well-known and well-beloved authors to Utah Valley! Only the finest authors and illustrators in the publishing world are invited to speak at the Library as part of our AuthorLink series.
Join us for the launch of Mette Harrison’s brand new adult mystery, THE BISHOP'S WIFE. Inspired in part by the Susan Powell disappearance, THE BISHOP'S WIFE follows a modern-day bishop’s wife as she finds herself caught up in a police investigation after her neighbor mysteriously disappears.
The Library is thrilled to wecome back former teen librarian Courtney Alameda for the launch of her debut novel, SHUTTER, a book School Library Journals calls "frightening from the first page."
ABOUT THE BOOK
Micheline Helsing is a tetrachromat—a girl who sees the auras of the undead in a prismatic spectrum. As one of the last descendants of the Van Helsing lineage, she has trained since childhood to destroy monsters both corporeal and spiritual: the corporeal undead go down by the bullet, the spiritual undead by the lens.
With an analog SLR camera as her best weapon, Micheline exorcises ghosts by capturing their spiritual energy on film. She's aided by her crew: Oliver, a techno-whiz and the boy who developed her camera's technology; Jude, who can predict death; and Ryder, the boy Micheline has known and loved forever.When a routine ghost hunt goes awry, Micheline and the boys are infected with a curse known as a soulchain. As the ghostly chains spread through their bodies, Micheline learns that if she doesn't exorcise her entity in seven days or less, she and her friends will die. Now pursued as a renegade agent by her monster-hunting father, Leonard Helsing, she must track and destroy an entity more powerful than anything she's faced before . . . or die trying.
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