Meet Steve O’Farrell, author of Simone LaFray and the Chocolatiers' Ball on Monday, August 5th at 7:00pm!
Simone LaFray and the Chocolatiers' Ball
Simone LaFray had never questioned one thing - the character of her father. A fourth generation chocolatier and proprietor of a world famous patisserie, in her eyes he could do no wrong. However, her eyes were trained to see everything that was wrong. A covert agent with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this extraordinary 12-year-old was living a double life, walking in the veiled footprints of her mother, icing eclairs, dusting pastries, and darting between the shadows. What could be sweeter? When a notorious thief returns to Paris seeking revenge against her mother, a series of unforeseen and potentially devastating events ensue, leaving Simone to question everything. Her father can’t be the man they say he is, can he? Her concealed life is evaporating, the store hangs in the balance . . . and did I mention she needs a ball gown? Life in a French patisserie may not be as sweet as you thought. Simone LaFray and the Chocolatier’s Ball pulls the invisible girl out of the shadows and into the spotlight. Is she ready?
S.P. O’Farrell is the author of the highly anticipated Simone LaFray middle grade book series. Well reviewed, immersive, and timeless, Simone LaFray has been described as, “… the new-age hero that we have all been waiting for.” Brought to you by Brandylane Publishers, Mr. O’Farrell lives in western Maryland with his family.