Heather Gudenkauf at Caledonia Public Library: BEFORE SHE WAS FOUND

Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Caledonia Public Library
Cost: 
Free!

Dragonfly Books is partnering with Caledonia Public Library to host New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf with her new mystery Before She Was Found. A Dragonfly Books fan favorite, Heather will share her stories, talk about Before She Was Found, and sign copies of her books on Tuesday, April 30 at 6:00 PM at Caledonia Public Library, 231 E. Main St., Caledonia, MN. Dragonfly Books will be at the event with Gudenkauf's books available for purchase.


A gripping thriller about three young girlfriends, a dark obsession and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa town. Before She Was Found is a timely and gripping thriller about friendship and betrayal, about the power of social pressure and the price of needing to fit in. It is about the great lengths a parent will go to protect their child and keep them safe--even if that means burying the truth, no matter the cost.

Heather Gudenkauf is the Edgar Award nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Weight of Silence, These Things Hidden and Not A Sound.

Before She Was Found is a timely and gripping thriller about friendship and betrayal, about the power of social pressure, the price of needing to fit in, and the great lengths a parent will go to protect their child and keep them safe.

Heather Gudenkauf was born in Wagner, South Dakota and grew up in Iowa. Having been born with a profound unilateral hearing loss, Heather tended to use books as a retreat, would climb into a toy box with a pillow, blanket, and flashlight, close the lid, and escape the world around her.

Gudenkauf graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in elementary education, has spent her career working with students of all ages and continues to work in education as a Title I Reading Coordinator.

Everyone is invited to this free event. If you find that you can't make it to the event but would still like to purchase a book, just give Dragonfly Books a call at 563-382-4275. One of our staff will be glad to reserve a book and have it autographed for you.


Before She Was Found Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778308621
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Park Row - April 16th, 2019

A gripping thriller about three young girlfriends, a dark obsession and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa townFor twelve-year-old Cora Landry and her friends Violet and Jordyn, it was supposed to be an ordinary sleepover--movies and Ouija and talking about boys.


The Weight of Silence Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780778327400
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mira Books - July 28th, 2009

When two little girls disappear in the night, the truth about what happened lies in the words they cannot speak.As dawn's shimmering light drenches the humid Iowa air, two families wake to find their little girls have gone missing.


Not a Sound: A Thriller Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780778319955
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Park Row - May 30th, 2017

A shocking discovery and chilling secrets converge in this latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf When a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf, she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters--her job, her husband, David, and her stepdaughter, Nora.


These Things Hidden: A Novel of Suspense Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780778328797
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mira Books - January 25th, 2011


Missing Pieces Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780778319313
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mira Books - August 9th, 2016

A woman uncovers earth-shattering secrets about her husband's family in this chilling page-turner from New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf


Little Mercies Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780778316336
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mira Books - June 24th, 2014

In her latest ripped-from-the-headlines tour de force, New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf shows how one small mistake can have life-altering consequences... Veteran social worker Ellen Moore has seen the worst side of humanity--the vilest acts one person can commit against another. She is a fiercely dedicated children's advocate and a devoted mother and wife.


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