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Peek to discuss latest book at Linfield

Author Tom PeekAuthor Tom Peek will discuss his latest novel, “Daughters of Fire,” Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room at Nicholson Library at Linfield College.

“Daughters of Fire,” published by Koa Books in 2012, is a murder mystery romance novel that takes place on the big island in Hawaii. The novel explores the interaction of two cultures in Hawaii and delves into the unique history of the islands.

Peek grew up in Mississippi and traveled throughout Polynesia before settling in Hawaii, where he lives with his wife. He writes novels, magazine and newspaper articles and creates award-winning videos. Outside of his literary and video work, he works as a mountain and astronomy guide and also is involved with firefighters around the volcanoes in Hawaii.

The event, part of the Readings at the Nick series, is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Nicholson Library. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte, director of Linfield Libraries, 503-883-2517.