Celebrate NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) with the Charles County Public Library this year by checking out some of our local authors, as part of our Local Author Virtual Showcase! All of the authors showcased in this series responded to a call for submissions we placed over this summer, to highlight their work throughout the month of November. At CCPL we value the contributions our local authors make in sharing their knowledge and passion with our community.  Make sure to check out our Local Author’s collection located at the Waldorf West Library. 

Chris Gregoire

Creek of Bones

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Kev MacGuire is dying. Crabbing comforts him, and one day he catches human bones and a strange, gold medallion. When it turns out to be Incan, Kev and friends investigate how jewelry once stolen by conquistadors ended up near the Chesapeake.

If tales found on an old plantation are true, Blackbeard and his pirates looted treasure from a wrecked Spanish galleon. Along with liquid drawn from the Fountain of Youth.

Kev and friends search for the valuables yet dismiss the Fountain as fantasy. But when a centuries-old cure makes him a believer, the lighthearted quest becomes a race for survival.

Chris Gregoire lives near the Chesapeake Bay.

When not writing or having fun with family and friends, he is obsessed with catching and eating blue crabs. The proud Virginia Tech alum hung up his corporate boots a few years ago to try his hand at a novel.

Creek of Bones is the result of that effort.