YA Author Event with Rachel Menard


Please join us at Barrington Books as we welcome YA author

Rachel Menard

on Saturday, June 11th at 10:30am.

About the author:

Menard's debut novel, Game Of Strength And Storm, comes out from Flux in 2022. Previously, her self-published novel Steel Hand, Cold Heart won Grand Prize in the Writer's Digest 7th Annual Self-Published E-Book awards.   Menard's short fiction has been featured in the Final Summons anthology and on Cast of Wonders (episode 365). "Blame it on the Bees" was chosen as a Best of 2019 Short Stories by Diabolical plots.

 

About the book:

Once a year, the Olympian Empresses grant the wishes of ten people selected by a lottery--for a price. Seventeen-year-old Gen, a former circus performer, wants the freedom of her father, who was sentenced to life in prison for murders she knows he didn't commit. Castor plans to carry the island Arcadia into the future in place of her brother, Pollux, but only after the Empresses force a change in her island's archaic laws that require a male heir. To get what they want, Gen and Castor must race to complete the better half of ten nearly impossible labors. They have to catch the fastest ship in the sea, slay the immortal Hydra, defeat a gangster called the Boar, and capture the flesh-eating Mares, among other deadly tasks.  Gen has her magic, her ability to speak to animals, her inhuman strength--and the help of Pollux, who's been secretly pining for her for years. But Castor has her own gifts: the power of the storms, along with endless coin. Only one can win. The other walks away with nothing--if she walks away at all.

 

When: 

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Where: 

Barrington Books, 184 Country Road, Barrington, RI 02806

Books: 

Game of Strength and Storm Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781635830767
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flux - June 7th, 2022

 

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