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Author Kate Quinn

Join us for an exciting in-person event with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kate Quinn at Copperfish Books! Kate will talk about her latest novel, The Phoenix Crown (written with Janie Chang and publishing on February 13). Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet the talented writer behind the stories that have captured the hearts of readers worldwide. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable evening with Kate Quinn!

TICKET INFORMATION 
This is an indoor ticketed event. One ticket per attendee. The price of the ticket includes a copy of The Phoenix Crown. Space will be limited. 

Purchase tickets online via Eventbrite using the RSVP button to the right.

About the Book

From bestselling authors Janie Chang and Kate Quinn, a thrilling and unforgettable narrative about the intertwined lives of two wronged women, spanning from the chaos of the San Francisco earthquake to the glittering palaces of Versailles.

San Francisco, 1906. In a city bustling with newly minted millionaires and scheming upstarts, two very different women hope to change their fortunes: Gemma, a golden-haired, silver-voiced soprano whose career desperately needs rekindling, and Suling, a petite and resolute Chinatown embroideress who is determined to escape an arranged marriage. Their paths cross when they are drawn into the orbit of Henry Thornton, a charming railroad magnate whose extraordinary collection of Chinese antiques includes the fabled Phoenix Crown, a legendary relic of Beijing's fallen Summer Palace.

His patronage offers Gemma and Suling the chance of a lifetime, but their lives are thrown into turmoil when a devastating earthquake rips San Francisco apart and Thornton disappears, leaving behind a mystery reaching further than anyone could have imagined . . . until the Phoenix Crown reappears five years later at a sumptuous Paris costume ball, drawing Gemma and Suling together in one last desperate quest for justice.

About the Authors

Kate Quinn is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction. A native of Southern California, she attended Boston University, where she earned bachelor's and master's degrees in classical voice. A lifelong history buff, she has written four novels in the Empress of Rome Saga and two books set in the Italian Renaissance before turning to the 20th century with The Alice Network, The Huntress, The Rose Code, and The Diamond Eye. All have been translated into multiple languages. She and her husband now live in California with three black rescue dogs.

Born in Taiwan, Janie Chang has lived in the Philippines, Iran, Thailand, New Zealand, and Canada. She writes historical fiction, often drawing from family history and ancestral stories. She has a degree in computer science and is a graduate of the Writer's Studio Program at Simon Fraser University. She is the author of Three Souls, Dragon Springs Road, and The Library of Legends.

Date: 02/21/2024
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Place:
Copperfish Books
212 W. Virginia Avenue
Ste. 112
Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4403