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Ristretto Reading Series, Deborah Reed/Audrey Braun, "Fortune's Deadly Descent"

Wednesday, October 10, 7pm Ristretto Roasters Nicolai 2181 NW Nicolai, Portland Ristretto Roasters Reading Series is very pleased to present an evening with author Deborah Reed, writing under her pen name Audrey Braun and reading from her new thriller, Fortune’s Deadly Descent. The second in the Fortune series trilogy – A Small Fortune was called “a polished page-turner. Braun writes with verve and confidence in this stunning debut” (IndieReader) – the book is fast-paced, sexy and dangerous. What more could you want in a heroine? Reed/Braun will have all her books available for sale and signing. This event will be the first at Ristretto Roasters’ new northwest location in the Schoolhouse Electric Building, a seriously glamorous space. Come and see. Coffee, tea and snacks will be served. Wine graciously provided by Anne Amie Vineyards. This event is free and open to everyone, as are all Ristretto Reading Series events. See our Facebook page or more info at Audrey Braun is the pen name of novelist Deborah Reed. She comes from a long line of storytellers and musicians and finds creative inspiration in the composition of alt-country, folk, homespun goods, and mysteries of the European kind (see Patricia Highsmith). Deborah is the author of the bestselling novel, Carry Yourself Back to Me, a Best Book of 2011 Amazon Editors' Pick. Deborah's work has appeared in The Center for Fiction's The Literarian, The Nervous Breakdown, Opium Magazine, More Magazine, and elsewhere. She has lived all over the United States and in Europe but currently resides in the Pacific Northwest where she is at work on a new literary novel. Find out more at her website:   Fortune's Deadly DescentEarly reviews for Fortune’s Deadly Descent: "The trip is worth a shift in perspective shows that nothing is what it first seemed to be in Fortune’s Deadly Descent." — The Washington Post "Braun suffuses the village’s Old World charm with just enough shadow to enhance suspense, and Celia’s courage and determination make compelling reading. Readers of A Small Fortune will enjoy this further adventure..." — Booklist