One More Page Books Hosts Book Launch Event for Author Alma Katsu

Local independent Arlington, VA, bookstore welcomes Washington, DC-area author of “The Descent,” the third and final installment of the compelling Taker trilogy book series.

Online PR News – 06-January-2014 – Arlington, VA – One More Page Books, an independent, neighborhood-oriented bookstore, hosts a book launch event for Washington, DC-area author Alma Katsu on Tuesday, January 14th at 7 pm. This event is open to the public and admission is free.

Alma Katsu is the author of The Taker trilogy – a literary fiction series with historical, fantasy, romance and supernatural elements. Her third and final installment in the series, “The Descent” will be released tomorrow, January 7th, in the United States. At the One More Page Books launch event, Mrs. Katsu will be interviewed by book blogger Jennifer Lawrence of Jenn’s Bookshelves. A book signing will follow and all of Mrs. Katsu’s books will be available for sale.

The epic story of love and loss, magic and destiny that began with “The Taker” and sparked an around-the-world chase in “The Reckoning,” comes to a surprise and very satisfying conclusion in “The Descent.” Advance reviews from book critics and bloggers alike have been extremely positive. Booklist has said that “The Descent” is “Engrossing… This thrilling conclusion is a can’t-miss for fans who have followed Lanny’s journey from 1800s New England to contemporary times. And it’s utterly impossible to put down.” The RT Book Review praises the entire series, saying that “The three books make up a beautiful story executed perfectly from start to finish… a haunting, unforgettable tale of love, passion and humanity.”

Alma Katsu will also visit George Mason Regional Library on Wednesday, January 29th at 7 pm to discuss “The Descent.” One More Page will be on site offering copies of Mrs. Katsu’s books for sale and signature. The George Mason Regional Library is located at 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003.

About Alma Katsu

Mrs. Katsu lives outside of Washington, DC with her musician husband. In addition to her novels, Ms. Katsu has been a signature reviewer for Publishers Weekly and an occasional contributor to The Huffington Post. She is a graduate of the Master's writing program at the Johns Hopkins University and received her bachelor's degree from Brandeis University, where she studied with acclaimed author John Irving. She also attended the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Prior to publication of her first novel, “The Taker,” Mrs. Katsu had a long career as a senior intelligence analyst for several U.S. agencies and is currently a senior analyst for a think tank. More information about Mrs. Katsu may be found on her website," target="_blank" class="highlight_link" rel="nofollow">>.

About One More Page Books & More

One More Page Books is located at 2200 North Westmoreland Street in Arlington, VA, and carries more than 6,000 quality titles for adults and children, wine, chocolates, greeting cards and featured art products by local artists. Store hours are from 10 am – 8 pm on Monday through Saturday and from 12 noon – 5 pm on Sunday. More information can be found on the store’s website,

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