Stephen Messer

Durham author Stephen Messer will read from and sign copies of his new children’s novel, The Death of Yorik Mortwell, a mock-Gothic tale about Yorick, son of the Gamekeeper at Ravenby Manor, who meets an untimely demise. The ghostly Yorick haunts the manor and discovers many otherworldly creatures that inhabit the grounds, and that he has a part to play in saving not only his still-living orphan sister but also the manor and everyone in it. Messer is the author of a previous children’s novel Windblowne.
Event date: 
09/30/2011 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The Regulator Bookshop
720 9th St
27705-4803 Durham
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The Death of Yorik Mortwell Cover Image
By Stephen Messer, Gris Grimly (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780375868580
Availability: Call for availibilty
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2011