Reader Meet Writer, Southern Edition
Heather Bell Adams
Let us deliver authors to your living room. The next author in the Southern Edition series is Heather Bell Adams. Heather Bell Adams will be talking with us about their newest book The Good Luck Stone and answering your questions. Heather Bell Adams is one of many authors we’ll be bringing into your living room.
Heather Bell Adams’ first novel, Maranatha Road (West Virginia University Press 2017), 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. Her second novel, The Good Luck Stone (Haywire Books 2020) was named to Deep South Magazine’s Summer Reading List and Most Anticipated Small Press Novel Lists for The Big Other and Buzz Feed.
Her short fiction, which has won the James Still Fiction Prize and Carrie McCray Memorial Literary Award, appears in The Thomas Wolfe Review, Atticus Review, Pembroke Magazine, Broad River Review, Clapboard House, Gravel, The Petigru Review, Pisgah Review, and elsewhere.
Originally from Hendersonville, NC, Heather lives in Raleigh with her husband, Geoff, and son, Davis. She works as a lawyer and volunteers on the Raleigh Review fiction staff.
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Time: 6:00:00 PM CST
The Good Luck Stone
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 caretaker, Laurel. The two women seem to bond-until Audrey disappears. Unbeknownst to Laurel, Audrey has harbored a secret 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, 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.
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