Culley Holderfield in conversation with Heather Bell Adams | Hemlock Hollow (In-store)
In Hemlock Hollow, Caroline McAlister, college professor and life-long skeptic, is reeling from the loss of her father and her marriage. Her once promising career has come to a standstill. When her father bequeaths the family cabin to her, it comes with a ghost who haunted her childhood. When she discovers a century-old journal in the attic, she awakens the voice of Carson Quinn. The journal reveals Carson’s love for the same hollow that enthralled Caroline growing up. A little sleuthing uncovers rumors that the kind, curious boy in the journal grew up to murder his brother. Caroline plunges into the project of exonerating Carson, only to find herself in the throes of a personal past she’s spent her life trying to avoid. Hemlock Hollow is about how we forever haunt the places we love and how they haunt us in return.
Culley Holderfield learned to love storytelling on the porch of a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill, he ventured to South America, Africa, and Europe. His short stories and poetry have appeared in a variety of publications. Hemlock Hollow is his debut novel. He lives in Durham, NC.
Culley will be in conversation with Heather Bell Adams. Heather is the author of two novels: Maranatha Road, winner of the IPPY gold medal for the Southeast, and The Good Luck Stone, winner of Best Historical in the Next Generation Book Awards. Heather was North Carolina’s 2022 Piedmont Laureate and works as a lawyer in Raleigh.
"Past and present, love and loss intertwine in a magical mountain hollow.
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