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Dark and Stormy Night Author Series: Chelsea Cain, author of the Gretchen Lowell series
Driftwood Public Library, Thursday, October 24 at 4:30pm
Driftwood Public Library is delighted to announce the schedule of mystery writers for its 10th annual Dark & Stormy Night series for this October. The series takes place at the library at 4:30 each Thursday afternoon in October, with the exception of the last event, which, due to the anticipated audience interest and size, will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Halloween!
Eleven years ago, Driftwood teamed with the late Marcy Taylor to bring Northwest mystery writers to the Oregon coast. That first year was so successful that the series has continued every October, with only one break while the library was closed for its renovation in the Autumn and early Winter of 2009. For the 10th series, the library has asked some of its favorite mystery writers from past years to return, and the result is a very exciting lineup!
On October 24th, we’re delighted to welcome back Chelsea Cain, the author of the wildly successful, if gruesome, Gretchen Lowell novels. The week Chelsea visited us in 2007 was the same week she signed a contract to turn her novel, Heartsick, into a series. There are now six books in the series, including this year’s Let Me Go.
All events in the Dark & Stormy Night series are free to the public and made possible by ongoing generous support from The Driftwood Library Foundation and from D’Sands Condominium Motel and The Anchor Inn. Questions about the series may be directed to Ken Hobson at Driftwood Public Library: 541-996-1242 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Driftwood Public Library is located at 801 SW HWY 101 in Lincoln City on the 2nd floor of the City Hall building, across the street from Burger King and adjacent to Price ‘n Pride Grocery Store. (Crowyhead)
Chuck Palahniuk’s Adult Bedtime Stories
Murder By The Book, Wednesday, October 9 at 7pm
TICKETS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE ONLINE...
The event is NOT sold out. If you still need a ticket, you will be able to buy them at The Firehouse Saloon at 5:30 when doors open for the event!
Put on your favorite pajamas and come out for Chuck Palahniuk’s Adult Bedtime Stories. Chuck Palahniuk will be joined by Chelsea Cain and Monica Drake.
Chuck Palahniuk’s ten previous novels are the bestselling Fight Club, which was made into a film by David Fincher; Survivor; Invisible Monsters; Choke, which was made into a film by director Clark Gregg; Lullaby; Diary; Haunted; Rant; Snuff; and Pygmy. He is also the author of Fugitives and Refugees, a nonfiction profile of Portland, Oregon, published as part of the Crown Journeys series, and the nonfiction collection Stranger Than Fiction. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.
Chelsea Cain is the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Season, Evil at Heart, Sweetheart, and Heartsick. Both Heartsick and Sweetheart were listed in Stephen King’s Top Ten Books of the Year in Entertainment Weekly. Chelsea lived the first few years of her life on an Iowa commune, then grew up in Bellingham, WA, where the infamous Green River killer was “the boogieman” of her youth. The true story of the Green River killer’s capture was the inspiration for the story of Gretchen and Archie. Cain lives in Portland with her husband and daughter.
Monica Drake is the author of Clown Girl (Hawthorne Books), winner of an Eric Hoffer Award and an "IPPY" (Independent Publishers Award). Her essays and short stories have appeared in a variety of journals, and she is a regular contributor to The Oregonian, The Portland Mercury, and the Stranger (Seattle). Monica has an MFA from the University of Arizona and is currently faculty at the Pacific Northwest College of Art.
Monica Drake photo © Bellen Drake
Chelsea Cain photo © Laura Domela
This event will be hosted at The FireHouse Saloon (5930 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77057).
(Ticket price includes admission to the event and a pre-signed copy of Doomed. There will be no signing portion to this event.)
Location: Street: 5930 Southwest Freeway Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77057 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Chuckanut Radio Hour with Chelsea Cain, Let Me Go / Musical Guests, Prozac Mountain Boys
Village Books, Tuesday, August 27 at 6:30pm
Join us for a special episode of the Chuckanut Radio Hour, hosted at the Sudden Valley Dance Barn, and benefiting the South Whatcom Public Library at Sudden Valley. Our special guest for our August show is Bellingham's favorite home-grown author, Chelsea Cain, for her new mystery novel, Let Me Go, from her Detective Archie Sheridan series. Back with her most thrilling novel yet, Cain delivers the pinnacle of what fans of this series have come to expect: sex, murder, twists, dark wit, and some of the best characters in the genre.
Chelsea Cain is the author of The New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan thriller series, including Heartsick, Sweetheart, Evil at Heart, The Night Season, and Kill you twice. The series has been published in more than 30 languages, recommended on The Today Show, appeared in episodes of HBO's True Blood and ABC's Castle. Stephen King included two of her books in his top ten favorite books of the year, and NPR named Heartsick one of the best 100 thrillers ever written. She was raised in Bellingham, Washington, and now lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit her at chelseaCain.com.
The Chuckanut Radio Hour, a recipient of Bellingham's prestigious Mayor's Arts Award, is a radio variety show that began in January 2007. Each Chuckanut Radio Hour features a guest author and includes guest musicians, performance poet Kevin Murphy, Cascadia Weekly columnist Alan Rhodes, an episode of "The Bellingham Bean" serial radio comedy, and some groaner jokes by hosts Chuck & Dee Robinson and announcer Rich Donnelly. The Chuckanut Radio Hour's first guest was Erik Larson and has since included Alexander McCall Smith, Elizabeth George, Cheryl Strayed, Sherman Alexie, Tom Robbins and Garrison Keillor, among many others. The Radio Hour airs every Saturday evening at 6pm and Sunday at 9pm on SPARK RADIO, KMRE 102.3FM. Tickets for the Chuckanut Radio Hour are $5 and are available at Village Books and at BrownPaperTickets. Doors open at 6:30pm, and you must be seated by 6:45pm as the show begins promptly at 7pm. Co-sponsored by Whatcom Community College Foundation, 12th Street Shoes, Fairhaven Pizza, and the Fairhaven Village Inn. Proceeds from ticket sales for this event will benefit the South Whatcom County Library building fund.
Location: Street: Gate 2, 8 Barnview Court Additional: Sudden Valley Dance Barn City: Bellingham, Province: Washington Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
SOLD OUT! BEDTIME STORIES FOR GROWN-UPS FEATURING CHUCK PALAHNIUK, CHELSEA CAIN AND MONICA DRAKE AT THE WILD BUFFALO--TICKETED EVENT!
Village Books, Wednesday, April 24 at 6pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. THERE WILL NOT BE TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. Join Village Books and The Wild Buffalo as we host a special event, Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups, featuring novelists Chuck Palahniuk, Chelsea Cain and Monica Drake on Wed., April 24, 2013, 6-10pm at The Wild Buffalo, 208 West Holly Street in downtown Bellingham. These three friends have cooked up a wild and entertaining evening that promises to be epic. Attendees are asked to wear sleepover attire, and bring pillows, flashlights, sleeping bags and/or blankets. (It will make the floor more comfortable.) Prizes. Cocktails. Dirty stories. PJs. Music. And whatever other thing Chuck decides to do at the last minute. This show will sell out. WHAT: Bedtime Stories for Grown-ups WHERE: The Wild Buffalo, 208 West Holly Street, Bellingham, WA WHEN: Wednesday, April 24th, 6-10 PM PRICE: $30.00 (includes one (1) complimentary beverage ticket and a signed hardcover of Monica Drake's new novel, The Stud Book. Tickets can be purchased at Village Books and on BrownPaperTickets.com. AGES: This is a 21+ event. Kids get enough bedtime stories. More Info: This event is limited to 200 guests. Attendees will get their copy of The Stud Book and one (1) complimentary beverage ticket upon admission to the event. 100 tickets are available on BrownPaperTickets.com, and another 100 tickets are available at Village Books. Tickets can be purchased at Village Books in person or over the phone at 360-671-2626. Tickets cannot be placed on hold. Limit: 3 tickets per customer. No refunds. Online ticket purchasers will automatically be on a will-call list, or can choose to have BrownPaperTickets send a physical ticket. Doors will open at 6 pm on Wed., April 24th, and the event will begin promptly at 7pm. Village Books will have copies of the authors' books for sale at the venue. authors will be signing prior to, and after, their reading that night. We will limit signing to 2 books per author at the event. The first 50 people through the door will receive a devilish keepsake, presented by Mr. Palahniuk. About Monica Drake: Monica Drake's new novel, The Stud Book, is about the mating habits of a group of Portland friends. She is the author of the indie hit, Clown Girl, winner of an Eric Hoffer Award and an "IPPY" (Independent Publishers Award). Her essays and short stories have appeared in a variety of journals, and she is a regular contributor to The Oregonian, The Portland Mercury, and the Stranger (Seattle). Monica has an MFA from the University of Arizona and is currently faculty at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. Read her blog at monicadrake.com/blog. About Chelsea Cain: Chelsea Cain is the author of The New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan thriller series, including Heartsick, Sweetheart, Evil at Heart, The Night Season, Kill you twice, and Let Me Go (coming Aug 2013). The series has been published in more than 30 languages, recommended on The Today Show, appeared in episodes of HBO's True Blood and ABC's Castle. Stephen King included two of her books in his top ten favorite books of the year, and NPR named Heartsick one of the best 100 thrillers ever written. She was raised in Bellingham, Washington, and now lives in Portland, Oregon. She's a perennial favorite at Village Books. Visit her at chelseacain.com. About Chuck Palahniuk: Chuck Palahniuk is the author of a dozen novels including the bestselling Fight Club, which was made into a hit film by David Fincher; Survivor; Invisible monsters; Choke, which was made into a film by director Clark Gregg; Lullaby; Diary; Haunted; Rant; Snuff; and Pygmy. We are grateful that Chelsea Cain has talked him into visiting her ancestral homeland. His official website is ChuckPalahniuk.net.
Location: Street: 208 West Holly Street Additional: The Wild Buffalo City: Bellingham, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98225-7015 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
CHELSEA CAIN, KILL YOU TWICE
Village Books, Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 7pm
For Archie Sheridan, the damaged hero of Chelsea Cain's four New York Times best-selling novels, surviving days of torture at the hands of beautiful serial killer Gretchen Lowell was only the beginning. Gretchen's been in the hands of the law, off and on, for years, but in Kill You Twice, she proves as dangerous as ever.
Now locked away in a mental hospital, Gretchen continues to play her manipulative games with an increasing resistant Archie. But when Archie gets called in to investigate a horrific new murder, a man has been skinned alive in a secluded part of a public park, Gretchen's pleas to Archie become more frantic. She actually has information about the killer he can use, and she may have something to gain from his capture. Archie meets with Gretchen to find her as manipulative as ever but also truly suffering, and possibly in deteriorating health. Archie soon realizes that he’s not the only one facing demons from the past.
Chelsea Cain's first four novels featuring Archie Sheridan have all been New York Times bestsellers. Also the author of Confessions of a Teen Sleuth, a parody based on the life of Nancy Drew, and several nonfiction titles, she was born in Iowa, raised in Bellingham, Washington, and now lives in Portland, Oregon.
Location: Street: 1200 11th St City: Bellingham, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98225-7015 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Chelsea Cain stops by to sign Kill You Twice
Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 12pm
Chelsea Cain signs Kill You Twice .
While investigating a flayed cyclist in a Portland park, Archie Sheridan gets a call from a doctor working at the mental hospital where his nemesis Gretchen Lowell is imprisoned. She wants to see Archie; she claims to have knowledge of this new crime. Does she, or is she just trying to draw Archie back into her games? 5th in the series. We won’t know in advance when she’ll be here so reserving a copy is the way to go! (SeaMystery)
Poisoned Pen, A Mystery Bookstore, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 6:30pm
Chelsea Cain reads from The Night Season.
Chelsea Cain signs The Night Season With the Beauty Killer Gretchen Lowell locked away behind bars once again, Archie Sheridan—a Portland police detective and nearly one of her victims—can finally rest a little easier. Meanwhile, the rest of the city of Portland is in crisis. Heavy rains have flooded the Willamette River, and several people have drowned in the quickly rising waters. Or at least that’s what they thought until the medical examiner discovers that the latest victim didn’t drown: She was poisoned before she went into the water. Soon after, three of those drownings are also proven to be murders. Portland has a new serial killer on its hands, and Archie and his task force have a new case. Reporter Susan Ward is chasing this story of a new serial killer with gusto, but she’s also got another lead to follow for an entirely separate mystery: The flooding has unearthed a skeleton, a man who might have died more than sixty years ago, the last time Portland flooded this badly, when the water washed away an entire neighborhood and killed at least fifteen people. With Archie following the bizarre trail of evidence and evil deeds to catch a killer and possibly regain his life, and Susan Ward close behind, Chelsea Cain—one of today’s most talented suspense writers—launches the next installment of her bestselling series with an electric thriller. (aripoisonedpen)
The Night Season by Chelsea Cain
Third Place Books, Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 7pm
Chelsea Cain Signing - Author Event
St. Helens Book Shop, Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 6:30pm
Chelsea Cain , Evil at Heart.
Chelsea Cain will read from her new book, Evil at Heart, Saturday, September 26th at 6:30pm. Cain is a New York Times bestselling author, and gives a humorous and engaging presentation. This event is a rare opportunity to see a big name author in a fairly intimate setting. This reading is the culminating event in a weeklong celebration of grand opening at our new location. (booksense)
NEW DATE CHELSEA CAIN, SWEETHEART
Village Books, Friday, October 17, 2008 at 7pm
Chelsea Cain , Sweetheart.
With her New York Times Bestseller, Heartsick, Chelsea Cain took the crime fiction world by storm, introducing two of the most compelling characters in decades: serial killer Gretchen Lowell and her obsessed pursuer Portland Detective Archie Sheridan. Lowell and Sheridan's stories continue in this terrifying new sequel. Author Chelsea Cain lived her first few years on an Iowa commune, then grew up in Bellingham, Washington, where the infamous Green River Killer was the boogeyman of her youth. She lives in Portland with her husband and daughter. She is also the author of Hippy Handbook, Confessions of a Teen Sleuth, Does This Cape Make Me Look Fat?, Wild Child, and Dharma Girl. (booksense)
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