Sorry for the short notice, but I just found out this moment. Long Beach author, U.L. Harper is celebrating the release of his latest novel, In Blackness, tonight at Gatsby Books.
According to his announcement on 563citylife.com, there will be wine, as well as music provided by Jomonee and Eddie Booze.
In Blackness is the first book of a trilogy that seems to be a mix of literary fiction, horror and science fiction … hard to tell from the sparse descriptions I was able to find. But it does look interesting.
Here’s a description from U.L.’s website:
Lenny and Saline’s parents brought them to Southern California to escape the nightmares. But after their parents die in a horrible car accident, their adoption by longtime family friend Busek proves nightmarish in its own right. Busek is abusive to his son, Dustin, and does very little to hold the young family together. The trio of kids become friends and grow up together, though as teens the emotional aftermath of Saline and Lenny’s parents’ death lingers and eventually catapults them on individual journeys back to their old town in Washington. But is it childhood memories that draw them there or something that nightmares are made of? Meanwhile, Dustin stays back in Southern California and meets a group of youth who stumble upon a plan by the city to replace the library with a jail. In the process of this discovery they learn of one of the biggest secrets society has ever kept, a secret waiting for them underground, in blackness.
Preview chapters of the book are available at ulharper.com. You can purchase copies of In Blackness at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, Kobo.com and Smashwords.com.
The Release of U.L. Harper’s new book In Blackness
5535 E. Spring St.
Long Beach CA 90808
Tonight, Aug. 31, 2011
7pm to 9pm
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