My novel – Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters

My book, Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters, is now available for pre-order on Amazon in paperback and ebook formats. Pub Day is November 1, 2017. Sign up for exclusive content, giveaways, and fun event news related to my book at: Author Christa Avampato’s mailing list.

Thirteen-year-old Emerson Page wants to know what happened to her mother, Nora, a world-renowned anthropologist well-known for her research on ancient cultures and languages. Five years ago, Nora was found on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “We’ve never seen anything like it,” said the NYPD. “It’s as if she just fell asleep on the steps of the museum and never woke up.” And with that, the police gave up their search for answers.

But Emerson didn’t. Her journey to discover the answers about her mother’s mysterious death takes her deep below the streets of New York City on a dangerous adventure into a magical world of books. There she learns the stunning truth about her mother and her own destiny to continue her mother’s legacy.

Time is running out. An alarming threat looms large and too close to home. With the very existence of human imagination at stake, can Emerson find the strength to fulfill her mother’s final wish before it’s too late?

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