Author Emma Palova’s book signing of The Lost Town @Fallasburg one-room schoolhouse

Last minute notice: Lowell author and Lowell Ledger reporter Emma Palova will be at the Fallasburg one-room schoolhouse signing her new book The Lost Town this Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1 to 4 pm during the @Fallasburg Arts Festival. Stop by to get a signed copy of one of her books and meet the author.

The Lost Town

In the third book of the Shifting Sands series- “The Lost Town”- author Emma Palova of Lowell creates the protagonist, Miss Ida. The historical fiction novel is set in the ghost town of  Singapore on the shores of Lake Michigan at the foot of the sand dunes adorned with white pines. Beautiful Ida is torn between her hometown of Chicago and her new home on the other side of the lake, and between two men.

Developed by New York investors, the once-thriving settlement of Singapore nurtured the dreams of adventurers like Oshea Wilder and pioneer settlers alike. Singapore would rival Chicago and Milwaukee. It almost did with its sawmills, hotels, boarding houses, stores, and a “wildcat” bank.

Entrepreneurial Ida struggles to adjust to the rough environment but finds more than support in her boss who invited her to Singapore to be the “Mistress” of the Big House. A “wildcat” bank was established in Singapore in 1837.

Who will win Ida’s heart?

The whimsical cover was designed by graphic artist Jeanne Boss of Rockford. The book was edited by Carol Briggs of Lowell.

More book signings

Emma’s book signings in October, November, and December

Oct. 1 & 2- Blue Coast Artists @Earth Stories Jewelry, south of Saugatuck/Douglas at 2742 68th St.

Nov. 5 – Holiday Craft Show, Duncan Lake Middle School, 10-3 p.m.

9757 Duncan Lake Ave SE, Caledonia, MI 49316

Nov. 18-20 Christmas through Lowell, Lowell Area Historical Museum, 325 W. Main St., Lowell, MI

Listen in to the interview on @The Morning Show with Shelley Irwin on
95.3 / 88.5 FM Grand Rapids and 95.3 FM Muskegon

Click on the link below to listen to the interview.

#thelosttown #fallasburgvillage #shiftingsandsseries

The Lost Town

The cover was designed by graphic artist Jeanne Boss of Rockford, and the book was edited by Carol Briggs of Lowell.

Fallasburg one-room schoolhouse.

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