Reader Meet Writer: Heather Bell Adams


This virtual event is offered by The Snail on the Wall in partnership with the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance. Admission is free, but you must register. 


Thursday, August 27, 6:00 pm CST

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About The Good Luck Stone:
Her desperate decision during World War II changed everything. Now, 70 years later, her secret is unraveling.At ninety years old, Audrey Thorpe still lives in a historic mansion on palm-tree-lined Victory Drive, determined to retain her independence. But when her health begins to fade, her family hires a part-time caretaker, Laurel. The two women seem to bond-until Audrey disappears. Unbeknownst to Laurel, Audrey has harbored a secret since her time as a nurse in the South Pacific during World War II.As the story moves between the verdant jungles of the war-torn Philippines and the glitter of modern-day Savannah, friendships new and old are tested. Along the way, Audrey grapples with one of life's heart-wrenching truths: You can only outrun your secrets for so long.

About Heather Bell Adams:
Heather Bell Adams is the author of the novels Maranatha Road (2017) and The Good Luck StoneMaranatha Road won the gold medal for the Southeast region in the Independent Publisher Book Awards and was named to Deep South Magazine's Fall/Winter Reading List. The Good Luck Stone, which won the Grassic Short Novel Prize, appears on Deep South Magazine's Summer Reading List and Most Anticipated Small Press Novel Lists for The Big Other and BuzzFeed. Heather is originally from Hendersonville, North Carolina and now lives in Raleigh where she works as a lawyer. A nationally recognized scholar on the works of Ron Rash, she also volunteers on the Raleigh Review fiction staff.

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The Good Luck Stone Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950182046
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Published: Haywire Books - July 7th, 2020

Maranatha Road Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943665754
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Published: Vandalia Press - September 1st, 2017