Amy Stewart will signand discuss her novel, Kopp Sisters On the March (Houghton Mifflin; $26).
Amy Stewart is the author of seven books. Her fcition debut, Girl Waits With Gun, is a novel based on a true story. She has also written six nonfiction books on the perils and pleasures of the natural world, including four New York Times bestsellers: The Drunken Botanist, Wicked Bugs, Wicked Plants, and Flower Confidential. She lives in Eureka, California, with her husband Scott Brown, who is a rare book dealer. They own a bookstore called Eureka Books. The store is housed in a classic nineteenth-century Victorian building that Amy very much hopes is haunted.
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“A colorful and inventive adventure tale.”—Washington Post
“It’s True Grit, New York style.”—New York Post
“One of the best mystery novels of the year: wonderful and very entertaining.”
—New York Journal of Books
“Stewart deftly combi
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