An Evening with Connie Willis!
- Presented By: Old Firehouse Books
- Dates: June 29, 2023
- Location: Old Firehouse Books
- 232 Walnut Street
- Fort Collins, CO 80524
- Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
- Price: Free
Old Firehouse Books is absolutely delighted to welcome Nebula and Hugo award winning author Connie Willis! She will be celebrating the release of her newest book The Road to Roswell! She'll be joining us at the store on Thursday, June 29th at 6pmMT. This event will be taking place at the store. Readers will have the chance to say hi to this amazing author and have their books signed. Books can be purchased in advance of the event, or on the day of.
MORE ABOUT The Road to Roswell:
When level-headed Francie arrives in Roswell, New Mexico, for her college roommate’s UFO-themed wedding—complete with a true-believer bridegroom—she can’t help but roll her eyes at all the wide-eyed talk of aliens, which obviously don’t exist. Imagine her surprise, then, when she is abducted by one.
Odder still, her abductor is far from what the popular media have led her to expect, with a body like a tumbleweed and a mass of lightning-fast tentacles. Nor is Francie the only victim of the alien’s abduction spree. Before long, he has acquired a charming con man named Wade, a sweet little old lady with a casino addiction, a retiree with a huge RV and a love for old Westerns, and a UFO-chasing nutjob who is thoroughly convinced the alien intends to probe them and/or take over the planet.
But the more Francie gets to know the alien, the more convinced she becomes that he’s not an invader. That he’s in trouble and she has to help him. Only she doesn’t know how—or even what the trouble is.
Part alien-abduction adventure, part road trip saga, part romantic comedy, The Road to Roswell is packed full of Men in Black, Elvis impersonators, tourist traps, rattlesnakes, chemtrails, and Close Encounters of the Third, Fourth, and Fifth kind. Can Francie, stuck in a neon green bridesmaid’s dress, save the world—and still make it back for the wedding?
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