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Rakestraw Books presents Julia Glass & Vigil Harbor


Julia Glass, Vigil Harbor

Rakestraw Books proudly welcomes National Book Award Winner (Three Junes), Julia Glass, for a discussion about her new novel, Vigil Harbor. This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the bookstore. Masks are recommended in the shop. GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of the featured book today, by either calling the store at (925) 837-7337 or ordering online below. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized. Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of the featured book from Rakestraw Books.

About the book:

A decade from now, in the historic town of Vigil Harbor, there is a rash of divorces among the yacht-club set, a marine biologist despairs at the state of the world, a spurned wife is bent on revenge, and the renowned architect Austin Kepner pursues a passion for building homes designed to withstand the escalating fury of relentless storms. Austin’s stepson, Brecht, has dropped out of college in New York and returned home after narrowly escaping one of the terrorist acts that, like hurricanes, have become increasingly common.
Then two strangers arrive: a stranded traveler with subversive charms and a widow seeking clues about a past lover with ties to Austin—a woman who may have been more than merely human. These strangers and their hidden motives come together unexpectedly in an incident that endangers lives—including Brecht’s—with dramatic repercussions for the entire town.
Vigil Harbor reveals Julia Glass in all her virtuosity, braiding multiple voices and dazzling strands of plot into a story where mortal longings and fears intersect with immortal mysteries of the deep as well as of the heart.

Event date: 

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 6:00pm

Event address: 

3 Railroad Ave
Danville, CA 94526
Vigil Harbor: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101870389
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon - May 3rd, 2022