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  • Writers in The Loft presents beloved bestselling novelist Elin Hilderbrand

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    November 07, 2017
    beloved bestselling novelist
    with her latest addition to the Winter Street series
    Monday, November 13, at 7 pm
    NOTE:  Elin Hilderbrand’s 7pm talk is SOLD OUT but please join her meet-and-greet book signing at 8 pm in the Loft lobby. Book buyers can have her personalize their hardcover editions of WINTER SOLSTICE
    “This [Winter Street] series is where she excels. … If you have any trace of a sentimental bone in your body then you must read these books.”
    —Huffington Post
    “Readers who enjoy bittersweet family stories will be charmed.” 
    —Publishers Weekly
    What: The Music Hall’s Writers in the Loft series will again host bestselling novelist Elin Hilderbrand on Monday, November 13, visiting to discuss her latest work, WINTER SOLSTICE. The book is the fourth and final novel in her Winter Street series and follows the Quinn family as they prepare to celebrate the holidays under one roof, at Nantucket’s Winter Street Inn. With Bart back safe and sound from Afghanistan, the Quinns are preparing for a holiday more joyous than any they’ve experienced in years….But it just wouldn’t be a Quinn family gathering if things went smoothly. A celebration of everything we love – and some of the things we endure – about the holidays, WINTER SOLSTICE is Elin Hilderbrand at her festive best. The event includes an author presentation and a Q+A moderated by Kait Smith, The Music Hall’s Content Marketing Manager, plus a book signing and a meet-and-greet.
    When/Where:         Monday, November 13, 2017 - 7pm
                                      The Music Hall Loft
                         131 Congress Street
                              Portsmouth, NH 03801
    Tickets: Elin Hilderbrand’s 7pm Loft event is SOLD OUT, but all book buyers are invited to a meet-and-greet book signing with the author at 8pm. The author will personalize hardcover editions of WINTER SOLSTICE. Post-show vouchers ($26, including book) can be purchased online at TheMusicHall.org, over the phone at 603.436.2400 or in person at the B2W Box Office at the Loft, 131 Congress Street, in downtown Portsmouth.
    About the Author: Elin Hilderbrand is the mother of three three-sport-athlete children, an aspiring fashionista, a dedicated jogger, a world explorer,an enthusiastic foodie, and a grateful three-year breast cancer survivor. She has called Nantucket Island her home since 1994. WINTER SOLSTICE is her twentieth novel.
    About Writers in the Loft
    Akin to The Music Hall’s anchor literary series, Writers on a New England StageWriters in the Loft features bestselling authors in a smaller, more intimate space. The series brings audiences today’s top authors, the best of fiction and nonfiction, and award-winners across categories. The evening package includes a reserved seat and bar beverage, author presentation and Q+A, a copy of the book, and a meet-and-greet book signing with the featured writer.
    Series Sponsor RMC Research Corporation
    Season Sponsors:  Carey & Giampa Realtors;  Portwalk Place; The River House restaurant
    Contributing Partner:  The University of New Hampshire
    About The Music Hall
    The Music Hall is a performing arts center featuring curated entertainment from around the world in two theaters in its downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire campus - one, a landmark 1878 Victorian theater, designated an American Treasure for the Arts by the National Park Service’s Save America's Treasures Program, the other the intimate Music Hall Loft around the corner, recently named "best performing arts venue" by Yankee Magazine and the recipient of the NH AIA award for design excellence.
    Web: www.TheMusicHall.org | Twitter: @MusicHall | Facebook: /musichall | YouTube: /musichallnh
    “The crown jewel of Portsmouth’s cultural scene”- Yankee Magazine

    “The beating cultural heart of New Hampshire's seacoast” - Boston Globe
    For more information, contact:
    Margaret Talcott, Producer
    The Music Hall                                                                            
    or Patricia Lynch, Executive Producer
    “Readers who enjoy bittersweet family stories will be charmed.” —Publishers Weekly
    “This [Winter Street] series is where she excels. … If you have any trace of a sentimental bone in your body then you must read these books.” —Huffington Post
    "[Hilderbrand] expertly meshes everything together so that peace exists within each character and within the family dynamic...The queen of the romance novel is on top of her game, and she won't let you down."—Vivian PaytonBook Reporter
    "[A] dishy and readable conclusion to the Winter Street trilogy, with some luxurious details adding a touch of glamour to the drama."—Booklist
    "A series only works when the characters are worth following over the long haul, and Hilderbrand is a master, making for a satisfying conclusion to her Christmas at the Inn story."
    "Hilderbrand juggles an ensemble cast and successfully weaves together many bittersweet story threads, tying up just enough of them to keep readers anticipating another sequel."
    Kathleen GerardShelf Awareness
    "A holiday package filled with humor, romance, and realism."—Jocelyn McClurg, USA Today
    "The holidays wouldn't be complete without a little family dysfunction, and Hilderbrand writes it well."—Library Journal

    "Winter Street...[will] get you in the holiday mood."—Kirkus Reviews
    Margaret Talcott, Producer