young adult literature http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Author Revisits Lost Colony Mystery in Debut Novel http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-author-revisits-lost-colony-mystery-debut-novel <p><a href="http://gwendabond.com/">Gwenda Bond</a>’s debut young adult novel “Blackwood” (Strange Chemistry) revisits one of America’s most enduring mysteries. On modern-day Roanoke Island, 114 people disappear – the same number that vanished from the island's lost colony in the 16<sup>th</sup> century.&nbsp;Two misfit teens, Miranda (daughter of the town drunk) and Phillips (who hears the voices of the dead) team up to solve both mysteries in order to bring back their missing neighbors.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 21:01:45 +0000 Erin Keane 1969 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Author Revisits Lost Colony Mystery in Debut Novel