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Author of Dead Above Ground

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Jervey Tervalon will be promoting Monster's Chef
Eso Won Books, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7pm
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Jervey Tervalon will be promoting Monster's Chef
Chaucer's Books, Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 7pm
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Jervey Tervalon will be promoting Monster's Chef
Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park), Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 7pm
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Jervey Tervalon - MONSTER'S CHEF
Octavia Books, Friday, October 17 at 6pm
Jervey Tervalon, author of Monster's Chef, is coming back home to visit us on Friday, October 17, 6:00 P.M. Join us in welcoming him!

From award-winning, Los Angeles Times bestselling author Jervey Tervalon comes Monster's Chef, a highly clever, twisting tale of suspense involving drugs, perverse sex, and poisonous celebrity worship, in which a man trying to rebuild his life becomes entangled in dangerous and deadly circumstances.

Once upon a time, Gibson was a successful chef with a popular restaurant and a beautiful loving wife. He was also a drug addict with a habit that nearly destroyed him.

Fresh out of rehab, he’s now using his skills to feed his fellow halfway house residents budget gourmet meals—a talent that attracts two shady women who offer him a job cooking for a music superstar named Monster. Though Gibson doesn’t have a good feeling about his seeming good fortune, he needs a job.

Arriving on Monster’s compound, Gibson senses that trouble is still on his tail. First, he’s asked to sign a confidentiality agreement. Then he meets the compound’s gardener, who warns him not to go outside at night—and tells him that to stay alive he must see nothing, hear nothing, say nothing.

It is advice that proves all too true when Gibson discovers a dead body near his bungalow a few nights later. Suddenly, all hell is breaking loose . . . and Gibson is at the center. Now he has to figure out how to escape this terrifying nightmare . . . and whether he can.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jervey Tervalon is the author of five books, including the bestselling Dead Above Ground, and UNDERSTANDING THIS for which he won the New Voices Award from Quality Paper Books, and the anthology, The Cocaine Chronicles. He was the Remsen Bird Writer in Residence at Occidental College and a Disney Screen Writing Fellow. He is the director of the Literature for Life Project, a literary/salon magazine, and the literary director of LitFest Pasadena. Born in New Orleans, he now lives in California and teaches at the College of Creative Studies at UC Santa Barbara.

Location: Street: 513 Octavia St City: New Orleans, Province: Louisiana Postal Code: 70115-2055 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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