Join us as we celebrate the return of one of our favorite local authors as she launches her latest work: Mardi Jo Link's Bootstrapper, a memoir of hardship, heartbreak, and holding on by the skin of your teeth.
Mardi is the author of two true crime books based in northern Michigan.
Isadore's Secret, released September 2009 recounts the mysterious disappearance and murder of a Leelanau County nun in 1907. It entered the Great Lakes Booksellers Bestseller lists on the week it came out.
The first, When Evil Came to Good Hart, meticulously details the 40-year investigation of the Robison murders in Good Hart and spent three months on the Heartland Bestseller List.
Mardi is a former police reporter, a former editor of both Small Press and ForeWord Magazines, a co-founder of Michigan Writers, and recipient of the 2007 Goddess Award from Antioch Writers Workshop. She lives in Traverse City.
We will have Brilliante sparkling wine from Bel Lago Wineries and award winning raclette from Leelanau Cheese, as well as everything else you'd expect from a Brilliant Books launch party.