Shop Local Author Days: Fantasy Book Signing at Jan’s Paperbacks 12/8/12

Beaverton and Aloha Oregon: Jan’s Paperbacks is hosting two local fantasy authors for a book signing on Saturday Decmeber 8th as part of Shop Local Author Days, presented by the Westside Independent Bookstores. All are welcome.
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Beaverton - Oregon - US

Nov. 26, 2012 - PRLog -- Beaverton and Aloha Oregon………..Jan’s Paperbacks is hosting two local fantasy authors for a book signing on Saturday Decmeber 8th from 1 to 4pm at the store’s Aloha location on T.V. Hwy.  The book signing is part of a larger local event, Shop Local Author Days, presented by the Westside Independent Bookstores.  All are welcome.  

Fantasy author Jack Whitsel is the author of Shadow of Kings.  For more information, visit his website

Summary Shadow of Kings: Steel and sorcery clash as the Harhn incursion sweeps through the Hugue. Mankind faces its greatest peril without the Order Knights of legend to defend them. Crusading deep in the frontier, the Order is unaware of the savage beasts threatening their homeland as the Hugue realms muster their armies for war. Between a cunning Harhn sorcerer, and an alliance forged with the decadent Darkfey, the horde threatens to extinguish the domains of men. Only Lord Baudouin and Lady Lucia, a Dragon Maiden from the Order, stand in the enemy's path. One must find the strength to unify the realms. The other must discover the strength within her, while coming to terms with the agendas of her Order. But only together will there be any hope to repel the onslaught, and preserve the future for a mysterious girl they do not know.

Fantasy author Bryan Lee Gregory is the author of Lord of the City.  For more information, visit his website

Summary Lord of the City: Scribe Kenton lives in the last human refuge, known to its inhabitants only as the City. All he has ever known is the omnipresent threat of the Bladesmen, the eternal foes who trapped the few remaining humans over a century ago.

Now the City is running out of the only resource that can keep its enemies at bay. Kenton is sent out into the world with the City's most valiant defenders on a revolutionary aircraft on a desperate mission to find a weakness in the Bladesmen's defenses. Soon he discovers that it is only a matter of time until the City falls forever. Only the human mission on board the zeppelin Lord of the City can hope to find a way to save the last remnants of humanity before their time runs out.

Refreshments will be available as well as a free gift with the purchase of one or more of the featured authors’ books.  The community is invited to join us for an afternoon of fun.  For more information, visit

The Westside Independent Booksellers is comprised of 4 independent bookstores in Washington County including, Jan’s Paperbacks (Aloha), Jacobsen’s Books (Hillsboro), Arcade Book Exchange (Hillsboro) and Periscope Books & Tutoring (Forest Grove).  Together, the stores will be hosting events Friday December 7th and Saturday December 8th to encourage ‘shopping local’.  Visitors to all four stores will be entered to win $100 in gift certificates ($25 to spend at each store).  Flyers with the schedule of events at each store as well as prize drawing details are available at all four stores.    

Jan’s Paperbacks is an independently owned bookstore specializing in selling and trading paperback books in-store as well as selling new and eBooks through their online store The store has been a staple in the Aloha community for 30 years.

Visit Jan’s Paperbacks at 18095 SW T.V. Hwy, Aloha, call 503-649-3444, or go online at
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