BOOK LAUNCH: Shadow on the Crown, by Patricia Bracewell Thursday, February 7th, 2012 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com We hope all of you will come out for this very special event. Our beloved Roadwork editor, Patricia Bracewell, will be celebrating the launch of her much praised and eagerly awaited novel, Shadow on the Crown (Viking, 2012). Come hear about Emma, the fifteen-year-old newly crowned Queen of England. She came from Normandy and met her husband-to-be, the much older King Athelred, just minutes before their wedding. But this clever 11th century girl takes it in stride and braves her challenging new role amongst rivals, enemies and the all-too-present threat of a Viking invasion. Come take this adventure with us and hear about the history-inspired tale of Emma of Normandy.We will be serving mead, of course, and other wonderful period treats.