Virtual: Kylie Lee Baker with Julie C. Dao, The Keeper of Night

Join Porter Square Books to celebrate the launch of local author Kylie Lee Baker's The Keeper of Night, called " absolutely captivating" (Kirkus, starred review)! She will be joined in conversation by Julie C. Dao (Broken Wish). This event is free and open to all, hosted virttually via Crowdcast. Signed copies of The Keeper of Night are available!

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"Sharp and seductive...a fantasy with teeth." --Julie C. Dao, author of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

A girl of two worlds, accepted by none... A half Reaper, half Shinigami soul collector seeks her destiny in this haunting and compulsively readable dark fantasy duology set in 1890s Japan.

Death is her destiny.

Half British Reaper, half Japanese Shinigami, Ren Scarborough has been collecting souls in the London streets for centuries. Expected to obey the harsh hierarchy of the Reapers who despise her, Ren conceals her emotions and avoids her tormentors as best she can.

When her failure to control her Shinigami abilities drives Ren out of London, she flees to Japan to seek the acceptance she's never gotten from her fellow Reapers. Accompanied by her younger brother, the only being on earth to care for her, Ren enters the Japanese underworld to serve the Goddess of Death...only to learn that here, too, she must prove herself worthy. Determined to earn respect, Ren accepts an impossible task--find and eliminate three dangerous Yokai demons--and learns how far she'll go to claim her place at Death's side.

Don't miss the must-read sequel coming in 2022!

Kylie Lee Baker is the author of The Keeper of Night. She grew up in Boston and has since lived in Atlanta, Salamanca, and Seoul. Her writing is informed by her heritage (Japanese, Chinese, and Irish), as well as her experiences living abroad as both a student and teacher. She has a BA in creative writing and Spanish from Emory University and a master of library and information science degree from Simmons University.

Julie C. Dao is the author of the acclaimed Rise of the Empress duology, including Forest of a Thousand Lanterns and Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix, as well as the follow-up novel Song of the Crimson Flower. Her latest book is Broen WIsh. A proud Vietnamese-American who was born in upstate New York, she now lives in New England. Follow her on Twitter @jules_writes.

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Friday, October 15, 2021 - 7:00pm

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The Keeper of Night By Kylie Lee Baker Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335405661
Availability: In Stock: Click Title to See if it's in CAMBRIDGE or BOSTON
Published: Inkyard Press - October 12th, 2021

Broken Wish-The Mirror, Book 1 By Julie C. Dao Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368046398
Published: Disney Hyperion - September 7th, 2021