Thursday Feb 28 2013 7:00 pm - Grant Park in the Atrium, Winnipeg
Launch of The Gypsy King: Book One of the Gypsy King Trilogy (Penguin Group Canada).
A runaway slave with a shadowy past, sixteen-year-old Persephone has spent four long years toiling beneath the leering gaze of her despised owner and dreaming of a life where she is free to shape her own destiny. Then, one night, a chance encounter with a handsome chicken thief named Azriel changes her life forever.
Maureen Fergus is the author of three novels for young adults: Exploits of a Reluctant (But Extremely Goodlooking) Hero, Recipe for Disaster and Ortega, the 2011 winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award (Older Category). Her writing has appeared in magazines such as Today's Parent, Chatelaine, and Reader's Digest. She was born in Saskatchewan and now lives in Manitoba. (starfishian)