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Meet the Author: Martha Hall Kelly at Pequot Library
April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly returns to Pequot to discuss her just-released novel, “Lost Roses.” Kelly’s bestselling debut novel, “Lilac Girls,” introduced the real-life heroine Caroline Ferriday. “Lost Roses,” set a generation earlier and also inspired by true events, features Caroline’s mother, Eliza, and follows three equally indomitable women from St. Petersburg, Russia to Paris, France under the shadow of World War I. From the turbulent streets of St. Petersburg to the avenues of Paris and the society of fallen Russian émigrés who live there, the lives of these women will intersect in profound ways, taking readers on a breathtaking ride through a momentous time in history. Light hors d’oeuvres served. Free and open to the public. Enjoy a 30- to 40-minute author talk, Q & A, book sales and signing. Go go pequotlibrary.org to register for the event.
About the Author:
Martha Hall Kelly is a native New Englander whose debut novel, “Lilac Girls,” became a New York Times best-seller the week it was published in April 2016. Her second novel, “Lost Roses,” is the first of two “Lilac Girls” prequels. She is currently working on a second prequel that tells the story of Caroline’s ancestors, the incredibly philanthropic Woolsey women, staunch abolitionists who tended to wounded soldiers on the Gettysburg battlefield.