Tuesday, January 14, 2003

Meet the author

The book: Crossroads Of Twilight (Tor; $29.95), the 10th part in the best-selling Wheel of Time series.

The writer: Robert Jordan, fantasy-fiction master, graduate of The Citadel and subject of an official Usenet newsgroup on the Internet.

The plot: The conflict between good and evil (ie. Light and Darkness) may be reaching a turning point as Rand al'Thor considers a truce. "The eagerly awaited installment ... has all the breadth and depth that have made this fantasy author one of the acknowledged greats of the genre," says Publishers Weekly.

The signings: 7:30 p.m. today, Borders Books TriCounty, Princeton Plaza Shopping Center, 1711 Princeton Pike, (513) 671-5852 (line numbers will be assigned, so arrive early); noon Wednesday, Forest Hills Kroger, 7545 Beechmont Ave., (513) 232-4411; 7 p.m. Thursday, Books & Co., Town & Country Shopping Center, 350 E. Stroop Road, Kettering, (937) 298-6540 (line numbers will be assigned starting at 6 p.m.).

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