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AUTHOR SIGNING Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, from 9 am - 11 am with author Christopher Valen . He will hold an open discussion with fans and sign books afterwards. Christopher will be signing his newest book Bone Shadows.
Bone Shadows The bodies of young men have been turning up in the Mississippi River for years, their deaths attributed to excessive drinking. But when an Iraq war vet suffering from PTSD is found in the river, St. Paul Homicide Detective John Santana must decide if the young man’s death was accidental or the result of something far more sinister....
Christopher Valen is a graduate of the Citizen's Academy at the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department. He has worked with juvenile delinquents and as a teacher, administrator and college professor. His first novel featuring St. Paul Homicide Detective John Santana won the 2008 Reader Views Choice Award for Best Mystery and the 2008 Garcia Award for Best Fiction. His second book in the series, The Black Minute, was released in September 2009. It won the 2009 Reader Views Choice Award for Best Mystery and the Lynda Goldman Award for Best Novel. The Black Minute was also one of three finalists for the 2009 Midwest Book Award. John Santana will return in Bad Weeds Never Die, scheduled for release September 1, 2011. Christopher lives with his wife, Martha, near St. Paul, Minnesota. For more information please visit www.christophervalen.com.
|We have a nice collection of Minnesota mysteries in the store-- authors from Minnesota and/or books set in Minnesota. Fun anytime reading!!!!|
The Book Corner hosts a monthly book club. We choose from a variety of genres to keep things interesting. Call or e-mail the store to find out what we'll be reading next and when we'll meet.