Susan Miura’s SHARDS OF LIGHT, book 2 in the award-winning HEALER series, is now available. Events scheduled to celebrate this event are open to the public and include a book signing from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14 at Barnes and Noble, 590 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg, IL; a book launch celebration with cake and giveaways (registration required) from 7-8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 7 at the Schaumburg Township District Library; and a book signing from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 at Barnes and Noble, 200 S. Gary Ave., Bloomingdale, IL.
This young adult novel continues the story of 17-year-old Shilo Giannelli, who discovers in Healer that she possesses a spiritual power to heal. In a centuries-old convent on the slopes of Mt. Etna, Shilo encounters a force of evil, fights to shield victims of human trafficking, and attempts to unravel the mysteries of her power. An ocean away, her best friend, Melody, leaps from a platform during a ballet performance…but never reaches the other side. As Melody struggles to piece together the fragments of her shattered life, she unveils an unimaginable truth about her Nigerian heritage.