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Sat, Nov 18


Plenty Downtown Bookshop

AUTHOR EVENT: Becca Kinzer

Meet the author of one of our best-selling novels!

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AUTHOR EVENT: Becca Kinzer
AUTHOR EVENT: Becca Kinzer

Time & Location

Nov 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Plenty Downtown Bookshop, 48 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501, USA


About the event

Plenty is proud to welcome all the way from Illinois, one of our favorite new authors, Becca Kinzer, who wrote Dear Henry, Love Edith! This is perfect for fans of clean romantic comedies. This event is FREE (but we would love for you to come support the author and buy a copy or two of her book of course!), but is ticketed, to help ensure we have space for everyone.

ABOUT THE BOOK He thinks she’s an elderly widow. She’s convinced he’s a grumpy old man. Neither could be further from the truth. After a short and difficult marriage, recently widowed Edith Sherman has learned her lesson. Forget love. Forget marriage. She plans to fill her thirties with adventure. As she awaits the final paperwork for a humanitarian trip to South Africa, she accepts a short-term nursing position in a small Midwestern town. The last thing she needs is a handsome local catching her eye. How inconvenient is that? Henry Hobbes isn’t exactly thrilled to have Edith, who he assumes is an elderly widow, dumped on him as a houseguest for the summer. But he’d do almost anything for his niece, who is practically like a sister to him given how close they are in age. Especially since Edith will be working nights and Henry works most days. When he and Edith keep missing each other in person, they begin exchanging notes—short messages at first, then longer letters, sharing increasingly personal parts of their lives. By the time Henry realizes his mistake—that Edith is actually the brown-eyed beauty he keeps bumping into around town—their hearts are so intertwined he hopes they never unravel. But with her departure date rapidly approaching, and Henry’s roots firmly planted at home, Edith must ultimately decide if the adventure of her dreams is the one right in front of her. Reminiscent of the beloved classic You’ve Got Mail comes a delightful new romantic comedy about mistaken identities, second chances, and finding love in unexpected places. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Becca lives in Springfield, Illinois, where she works as a critical care nurse. When she's not taking care of sick patients or reminding her husband and two kids that frozen chicken nuggets is a gourmet meal, she enjoys making up lighthearted stories with serious laughs. She is a 2018 ACFW First Impressions Contest winner, a 2019 Genesis Contest winner, a 2021 Cascade Award winner, and an all-around champion coffee drinker. Dear Henry, Love Edith is her debut novel.

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