Julia Glass | Vigil Harbor

TKE proudly welcomes National Book Award Winner (Three Junes), Julia Glass, for a discussion about her new novel, Vigil Harbor. Glass will be in conversation with author Melissa Bond (Blood Orange Night, available to pre-order for June 14 release below!)

This event is free and open to the public and will take place on the bookshop patio. GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of the featured book today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized. Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of the featured book from The King's English.

About the book:

A decade from now, in the historic town of Vigil Harbor, there is a rash of divorces among the yacht-club set, a marine biologist despairs at the state of the world, a spurned wife is bent on revenge, and the renowned architect Austin Kepner pursues a passion for building homes designed to withstand the escalating fury of relentless storms. Austin’s stepson, Brecht, has dropped out of college in New York and returned home after narrowly escaping one of the terrorist acts that, like hurricanes, have become increasingly common.
Then two strangers arrive: a stranded traveler with subversive charms and a widow seeking clues about a past lover with ties to Austin—a woman who may have been more than merely human. These strangers and their hidden motives come together unexpectedly in an incident that endangers lives—including Brecht’s—with dramatic repercussions for the entire town.
Vigil Harbor reveals Julia Glass in all her virtuosity, braiding multiple voices and dazzling strands of plot into a story where mortal longings and fears intersect with immortal mysteries of the deep as well as of the heart.

Event date: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Vigil Harbor: A Novel By Julia Glass Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101870389
Availability: Usually ships to store in 2-3 Days
Published: Pantheon - May 3rd, 2022

Blood Orange Night: My Journey to the Edge of Madness By Melissa Bond Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982188276
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - June 14th, 2022