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March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Evening with Preston L. Allen and QAAMAN

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Books & Books

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Date:
March 30
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue

Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Phone:
305.442.4408

Books & Books presents…

AN EVENING WITH PRESTON L. ALLEN

in conversation with 

QAAMAN

discussing

I Disappeared Them

(Akashic Books, $25.95)

Saturday, March 30, 6:00 PM | Books & Books, Coral Gables

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Books & Books is proud to present Preston L. Allen discussing his new book, I Disappeared Them (Akashic Books, $25.95). He will be in conversation with his son, YouTuber QAAMAN

This event is FREE and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.


About the Book:

A serial killer’s desire to protect children fuels a parallel drive to murder other sadistic men in this immersive and literary psychological thriller.

BULLIED AS CHILD FOR BEING OVERWEIGHT and an orphan, the serial killer in I Disappeared Them hides in plain sight. By day, he is an affable family man with a disarming smile, surrounded by his children and loving wife. At night he punches the clock as a hard-working pizza man. After work, he roams Miami’s nighttime streets as the Periwinkle Killer, the sociopath passing judgment on the wicked according to a twisted moral code. He believes himself to be a defender of women and children. The Everglades is filling up with the corpses of his victims. He must be stopped, but there are no clues except the periwinkles he leaves at every crime scene.

I Disappeared Them is a brutal, boy meets girl love story that delves into the Periwinkle Killer’s childhood to confront the age-old question, is a serial killer designed or destined? Like Bret Easton Ellis’s American Psycho and Joyce Carol Oates’s Zombie, Preston L. Allen’s immersive narrative hauntingly occupies the peculiar psychological landscape of a murderer.

BUY THE BOOK HERE


About the Author:

PRESTON L. ALLEN is the author of eight works of fiction, including Every Boy Should Have a Man, Jesus Boy, All or Nothing, and the award-winning collection Churchboys and Other Sinners. His stories have appeared in numerous magazines and journals and have been anthologized in Brown Sugar, Miami Noir, and Las Vegas Noir. The creator and host of Accents: A Poetry Jam, Preston L. Allen is an associate professor of English and creative writing at Miami Dade College. He was born in Honduras and lives in South Florida. I Disappeared Them is his latest novel.

About the Moderator

QAAMAN is a top Dragon Ball Z YouTuber with over 300K subscribers. His channel explores Dragon Ball Z, manga, anime, and various other topics. QAAMAN’s face (as well as his name) is concealed from the public. He uses an avatar as his image.