Program Type:Author Reading
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Cornwall Public Library is thrilled to host award-winning local author and ER physician, Dr. Melissa Yuan-Innes, a.k.a. Melissa Yi. During her visit, Melissa will be promoting her forthcoming release of The Shapes of Wrath, the latest Hope Sze page-turner, slotted to be released early next year. She will also be presenting some of her other works that fall outside of the medical thriller realm, including Dogs vs. Aliens, Grandma Othello & Shaolin Monks in Space, and Chinese Cinderella, Fairy Godmothers & Beastly Beauty. Attendees are invited to come dressed up as their favourite fairy tale, science fiction, doctor, ghost, or otherwise fictional character.
Praise for the Hope Sze series:
Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award Finalist for Best Thriller
#1 Mystery Selection—CBC Books
One of the best Canadian suspense books recommended by Margaret Cannon, The Globe and Mail
"Smart and sassy."—Jim Napier, Reviewing the Evidence
One of the best crime novels of the season. —CBC Radio's The Next Chapter Mystery Panel
"The three intertwining mysteries and Hope herself provide a narrative by turns entertaining and insightful."—Publishers Weekly
"Narrating in a sprightly style while sharing some of the nitty-gritty of a resident's job, Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character."—Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
"Melissa Yi is a talented writer."—Murder in Common
"Drawing on her personal experiences in the ER in Canada, Yi has created medical thrillers that shine with authenticity and are impossible to put down."—Kris Nelscott, New York Times bestseller.
Author Bio: Melissa Yuan-Innes loves everything from feminist fairy tales to Shaolin monks in space. She writes the critically acclaimed Hope Sze medical thrillers, about a resident doctor bone deep in murder, as Melissa Yi. When she's not creating new worlds, Melissa hangs out with her family, including two rescue dogs. Find her on Facebook (Melissa Yi Yuan-Innes), Instagram (@melissa.yuaninnes), Twitter (@dr_sassy), TikTok (@myibooks), and her website, http://www.melissayuaninnes.com/