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05/16/2013 5:00 pm
Our favorite Irishman returns with a great new series for kids! Mark your calendars to meet Eoin Colfer.
About the Author:
Eoin Colfer is the New York Times best-selling author of the Artemis Fowl series, Airman, Half Moon Investigations, The Supernaturalist, Eoin Colfer’s Legend of... books, The Wish List, Benny and Omar; and Benny and Babe. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children. Visit him at http://www.eoincolfer.com.
In W.A.R.P.: THE RELUCTANT ASSASSIN, Riley, a teen orphan boy living in Victorian London, has had the misfortune of being apprenticed to Albert Garrick, an illusionist who has fallen on difficult times and now uses his unique conjuring skills to gain access to victims' dwellings. On one such escapade, Garrick brings his reluctant apprentice along and urges him to commit his first killing. Riley is saved from having to commit the grisly act when the intended victim turns out to be a scientist from the future, part of the FBI's Witness Anonymous Relocation Program (WARP) Riley is unwittingly transported via wormhole to modern day London, followed closely by Garrick.
In modern London, Riley is helped by Chevron Savano, a nineteen-year-old FBI agent sent to London as punishment after a disastrous undercover, anti-terrorist operation in Los Angeles. Together Riley and Chevie must evade Garrick, who has been fundamentally altered by his trip through the wormhole. Garrick is now not only evil, but he also possesses all of the scientist's knowledge. He is determined to track Riley down and use the timekey in Chevie's possession to make his way back to Victorian London where he can literally change the world.
What: Eoin Colfer will discuss and sign his novel for kids W.A.R.P.: THE RELUCTANT ASSASSIN.
When: Thursday, May 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Eoin Colfer for book personalization, please purchase W.A.R.P.: THE RELUCTANT ASSASSIN from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, you will receive a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line.
A limited number of autographed copies of Eoin’s books will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, but would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us an hour before the event at (281) 497-8675.
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