Book chat with Joanna Ruth Meyer, Anna Bright and Laura Weymouth
Join us for a fun online evening chat to celebrate Joanna Ruth Meyer's new novel, INTO THE HEARTLESS WOOD! Authors Anna Bright and Laura Weymouth will be part of the event.
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The forest is a dangerous place, where siren song lures men and women to their deaths.
Deep in the wood lives a witch queen and her eight tree siren daughters. For centuries, they have harvested souls to feed the heartless tree, using its power to grow their ever reaching kingdom of ash, birch, and oak.
Owen Merrick lives at the edge of the forest, mapping the stars for the king in his father’s observatory. For years, he has resisted venturing over the garden wall, until one day he must enter the woods to find his missing sister. But one of the witch’s tree siren daughters, Seren, decides to save his life instead of end it. Now, no matter how hard he tries, he can’t stop thinking about her — the birch-bright hue of her skin and the way violets bloom in her hair. Every night, he goes into the wood to meet her, and their love for each other grows.
But when the constellations shift, the stars foretell an inevitable war between the witch queen and the king. With Seren compelled to fight for her mother, and Owen forced to join the king’s army, they are plunged into the heart of a conflict that seemingly no one can win and that might destroy both their kingdoms forever.
Joanna Ruth Meyer is the author of Echo North, which Kirkus called “A lush, captivating new twist on beloved fairy tales” and Publishers Weekly called “A compelling satisfying romantic adventure.” She is also the author of Beneath the Haunting Sea and Beyond the Shadowed Earth. She lives with her dear husband and son in Mesa, Arizona.
Anna Bright (you might know her!) is an indie bookseller by day and an author by night who still gets in trouble for reading when she’s supposed to be doing other things. When not hiding out among books, she loves concerts, roller coasters, and adventures at home and abroad. Anna lives with her husband and cat in a charming cobblestoned neighborhood in Washington, DC.
Laura E. Weymouth was born and raised in Ontario; she now lives in western New York, along with her husband, two wild-hearted daughters, a spoiled cat, and an indeterminate number of chickens. She is the author of the critically acclaimed The Light Between Worlds.