Join us for the 2015 AViD (Authors Visiting in Des Moines) Series!
7:00 PM, Tuesday, May 19
1000 Grand Avenue
The Precious One
Marisa de los Santos will visit Des Moines on book tour for her captivating new novel, The Precious One, a story of friendship, family, second chances, and the redemptive power of love. Told in alternating voices, the book is an unforgettable novel of family secrets, lost love, and dangerous obsession, a captivating tale with the deep characterization, piercing emotional resonance, and heartfelt insight that are the hallmarks of Marisa de los Santos’s beloved works.
Marisa de los Santos has published three New York Times bestselling novels for adults, including Love Walked In and Belong to Me. Her husband, David Teague, is the author of the picture books Franklin's Big Dreams and Billy Hightower. Saving Lucas Biggs was their first joint venture. Married for over twenty years, Marisa and David live with their two children, Charles and Annabel, and their Yorkies, Finn and Huxley, in Wilmington, Delaware.