May 2nd @ 3:00 – 5:00 pm
National Independent Bookstore Day
Parkplace Books in Kirkland, WA
348 Parkplace Center Kirkland, WA 98033
March 17th @ 6:30 pm
Newton Library Meeting Room in Surrey, Canada
Gar presents his captivating presentation of Widow Walk, a novel based on the real events surrounding the revenge murder of Isaac Ebey, a prominent citizen who lived on Whidbey Island in the mid-1800s. Gerard LaSalle combines his love of history with a compelling story of a woman’s determination to find her kidnapped son. See first hand exactly how extensive research and numerous artist renditions result in an award winning cover design. A wonderful chance to get a sneak peek at the publishing processes from an insider’s point of view.
February 13th @ 7pm
Village Books in Bellingham
Gerard LaSalle is an award-winning author and critically acclaimed teacher, storyteller and lecturer living in the Pacific Northwest. His captivating novel Widow Walk earned the 2014 eLit Silver Medal for Multicultural Historical Fiction, a 2013 USA Best Book Award, and was a finalist for the 2013 Indie Excellence Book Award. His most recent book, Isthmus, was published December 2014 by Avasta Press.
“Gar lived up to his reputation as a master storyteller, and Jenny, who hosted his event, noted both his affinity for his medium and his obvious love of the subject matter. The was clear to the audience, as well, and I believe they enjoyed him immensely. ”
– Sam Kaas, Events Coordinator at Village Books