Author Talk & Booksigning with
LAURIE TAYLOR & AUDREY MEI
Audrey Mei’s book, Trixi Pudong and The Greater World, has been listed as a finalist in the Foreword INDIES 2016 Multicultural Fiction awards. A work of historical fiction with a twist of magic, the book recounts the saga of four generations in a Chinese family from the Golden Age of 1940’s Shanghai to Hamburg, Germany 2015. She was inspired by tales from her own Chinese family. Visit her at www.trixipudong.com
Laurie Taylor’s book, Said the Fly, was called “dazzling” and “smartly written” in a starred Kirkus Review, and it was included in their 100 Best Books of 2016. A former field biologist turned writer, she created a Mexican-American forensic entomologist living in Berlin, who gets enlisted by the Spanish police while on vacation in the Canary Islands. Find out more at www.laurietaylorbooks.com
On a remote Spanish island near the African coast, a young scientist, Epiphany Jerome, is looking for a rare beetle. Instead, she finds a body on an empty beach with a knife sticking out from its back. It's not just another tourist. It's the daughter of Epiphany's landlady and the single mother of an 11-year old girl devoted to Epiphany's small dog, Mostly.
Revolution rages in 20th-century China, a rusting container ship sails the world for two decades, and a tiny fairy is frustrated in a northern harbor town. "Trixi Pudong and the Greater World" is a family saga with a magical twist, spanning Shanghai's Golden Age to Hamburg, Germany, 2015. It is a tale of four generations of a Chinese family, torn between their deepest dreams and loyalties.