| Saturday afternoon events at the bookstore are an opportunity for local authors to get the word out about their work. White Birch Books is pleased to be hosting Sugar Hill author Cathy Strasser with her first North Country thriller, An Uncertain Grave. Strasser will be at the store on Saturday, October 18, from 1 to 3 p.m.In An Uncertain Grave, a stray hiker reports finding a body on Mt. Lafayette in the North Country, where rugged terrain and sparse population provides the space and isolation to keep any number of secrets. New Hampshire State Troopers Cliff Codey and Mike Eldrich set out to solve the case in spite of the weather, reticent locals and a bored, nosy New York reporter and his ambitious girlfriend who compete with the troopers to discover the victim’s identity.
As the investigation widens, both teams contend with a variety of local residents who have secrets they don’t wish to share. In addition, a shadow from Cliff’s past soon intrudes on the current investigation, complicating matters further. All these threads combine as the killer prepares to take action to keep himself and his secret safe.
Strasser, an author and occupational therapist, lives and writes in Sugar Hill, N.H. She believes her small town is one of the most beautiful areas in the northeast! The area’s hiking trails showcase the mountains, rivers and valleys and provide the setting for An Uncertain Grave and are as much a character as any people in the book.
White Birch Books is located in North Conway Village just south of the park, across from TD Banknorth. For more information about the event, or to reserve a copy of An Uncertain Grave, call White Birch Books at 356-3200. You can also visit their website at http://www.whitebirchbooks.com or at facebook.com/whitebirchbooks.