Exploring Kate Quinn's Historical Fiction

Saturday, March 18, 2023 | 1 - 4 p.m.
Arvada Center

6901 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada, 80003

Discover the untold stories of real-life heroines at JCPL's 2023 spring author event, Exploring Kate Quinn's Historical Fiction. Travel back in time and enjoy an afternoon of historical fiction featuring a presentation and live Q&A from Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network, opens a new windowThe Huntress, opens a new windowThe Rose Code, opens a new window and The Diamond Eye, opens a new window.

Book Purchases

Tattered Cover, opens a new window is the official bookseller for this event. Visit Tattered Cover to snag a copy of one of Kate Quinn's beloved books.

Featured Author: Kate Quinn


Kate Quinn is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Alice Network, opens a new windowThe Huntress, opens a new windowThe Rose Code, opens a new window and The Diamond Eye, opens a new window. Her historical fiction highlights the stories, tragedies and triumphs of real women across America and Europe at various periods of time. All have been translated into multiple languages.

Works by Kate Quinn

Emcee: Nicole Sullivan

Nicole Sullivan

Nicole Sullivan is the owner of The Bookies bookstore in Denver, a 50-year-old children's bookstore and trusted teacher supplies resource.

In 2020, Nicole founded the nonprofit literary organization, BookGive, which aims to get more books in more hands throughout metro Denver, and launched BookBar Press with the mission of community building by publishing local voices.

Meet the Panel

Aimie K. Runyan

Runyan writes historical and contemporary fiction that celebrates the spirit of strong women. She lives in Colorado with her amazing husband, kids, cats and pet dragon.

Phil Goodstein

A Denver native and prolific author, Goodstein has written nearly 30 books on the Mile High City, has recently completed a trilogy about Denver Public Schools and is working on a book about the city's historic cemeteries.

Cindy Burkart Maynard

Maynard is the author of three prize-winning historical fiction novels, and coauthor of two nonfiction books about the Southwest. Her diverse stories focus on ordinary people living in extraordinary times.

Rebel Carter

Carter lives in Colorado and is a historian-turned-romance author whose work offers a space where love of all shades and expressions are seen, validated and embraced.

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