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Virtual Event with Jennifer Gold and Terry Persun, Keep Me Afloat - Fiction!

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 7:00pm
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Village Books is pleased to welcome Jennifer Gold to the Virtual Readings Gallery where she will be in conversation with her dad, celebrated local author, Terry Persun!


From the author of The Ingredients of Us comes a moving story about true love and heartbreak, mistakes and redemption, forgiveness and second chances.
Five years ago, marine biologist Abby Fisher made a mistake that cost her everything. Rather than face the consequences, she fled home to start anew--and built the career she'd always dreamed of. But when her research program runs out of funding, she's adrift once again and decides to return to the safe harbor of her family and friends. Except nothing at home is how she remembered.
Poignant and heartfelt, Keep Me Afloat asks the question: How can you expect forgiveness from others if you can't even forgive yourself?

Jennifer Gold believes love is sweet and life is messy, which is probably why she has a passion for writing about the relationships of career-focused women. When she’s not writing books, Gold spends time with her husband, horse, and two cats. Gold holds a master’s degree in writing and lives in Washington State.

Terry Persun has published short stories and novels since the 1970s. He has received seven literary awards over the years, including the Star of Washington Award, a Silver IPPY, a Book Excellence Award, and been a finalist in the Forward Reviews Book of the Year and the International Book Awards. Terry writes in a variety of genres including science fiction, thriller, mystery, and mainstream fiction, as well as poetry. He is a respected keynoter and speaker at libraries, writers’ groups, writers’ conferences, and universities across the country. Find him at


Keep Me Afloat Cover Image
ISBN: 9781542015813
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lake Union Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

The Ingredients of Us Cover Image
ISBN: 9781542042673
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lake Union Publishing - July 1st, 2019