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An Evening with Friends & Fiction




Randolph's Thurber Arts Center


The Snail on the Wall is pleased to partner with the Huntsville Library Foundation to present the authors of "Friends & Fiction" live on stage together! We'll be celebrating the launch of Kristen Harmel's new novel, The Paris Daughter, but you'll hear from all four of these amazing authors in one fabulous event!

Tuesday, June 6th at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased HERE.

  • Each ticket will include one hardcover copy of Kristin Harmel's new novel, The Paris Daughter

  • Kristin Harmel, Mary Kay Andrews, Kristy Woodson Harvey, and Patti Callahan Henry will all be on stage for the live book talk, and available to meet readers and sign books afterward.


Pre-order any of their books from The Snail before the event; we'll deliver to your doorstep so you can read them in advance and bring them to the event to be signed. See a few of their latest below.

The Snail will also have a selection of books by all four authors for purchase at the event. Purchasing books from The Snail, your local bookstore, helps us bring authors like these to our community, so thanks for choosing to buy from us!

About Friends & Fiction: New York Times bestselling novelists Mary Kay Andrews, Kristin Harmel, Kristy Woodson Harvey, and Patti Callahan Henry are four longtime friends with more than seventy published books to their credit. With chats, author interviews and fascinating insider talk about publishing and writing, these friends discuss the books they’ve written, the books they’re reading now, and the art of storytelling. Visit the F&F website HERE.

About The Paris Daughter, by Kristin Harmel: From the author of The Book of Lost Names comes a gripping historical novel about two mothers who must make unthinkable choices in the face of the Nazi occupation. Paris, 1939: Young mothers Elise and Juliette become fast friends the day they meet in the beautiful Bois de Boulogne. Though there is a shadow of war creeping across Europe, neither woman suspects that their lives are about to irrevocably change. When Elise becomes a target of the German occupation, she entrusts Juliette with the most precious thing in her life—her young daughter, playmate to Juliette’s own little girl. But nowhere is safe in war, not even a quiet little bookshop like Juliette’s Librairie des Rêves, and, when a bomb falls on their neighborhood, Juliette’s world is destroyed along with it. More than a year later, with the war finally ending, Elise returns to reunite with her daughter, only to find her friend’s bookstore reduced to rubble—and Juliette nowhere to be found. What happened to her daughter in those last, terrible moments? Juliette has seemingly vanished without a trace, taking all the answers with her. Elise’s desperate search leads her to New York—and to Juliette—one final, fateful time.


Event date:

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 6:30pm


Event address:

Randolph School, Thurber Arts Center 4915 Garth Road Huntsville, AL 35802

The Paris Daughter (Hardcover) By Kristin Harmel $28.99 ISBN: 9781982191702 Availability: Coming Soon - Pre-Order From The Snail! Published: Gallery Books - June 6th, 2023

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