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New books by North Kitsap writers

July 14, 2013 · Updated 1:58 PM

POULSBO — New books by local writers have been published.

— Gary Eddings of Suquamish: Champagne Book Group has offered a contract for “Hollow Point,” an e-book set in Suquamish. It is scheduled to be released Jan. 6.

“If you like a mix of thriller and a little lore, you’re going to like this,” Eddings wrote on his blog.

Eddings is the author of “Buffalo Hump,” (Champagne Book Group); “Song of the Unsung” (Amazon); and “Heart of the Unsung,” a sequel to “Song of the Unsung,” (Amazon).

— James (Jim) Mattson: Mattson, a 1977 graduate of North Kitsap High School, has written the first book in a four-book fantasy series being published by Disney-Hyperion books for children.

The first book, “Oh My Godmother: The Glitter Trap,” is in bookstores and online stores. The sequel, “OMG: The Magic Mistake,” will be published in February. Books 3 and 4 will arrive in fall 2014 and summer 2015.

The novels, written for readers age 8-12, are about an ordinary 12-year-old girl who accidentally becomes a fairy godmother.

Mattson is the son of Iver and Katherine Mattson, and grew up in Hansville and Kingston.

— Bruce Conrad Davis of Poulsbo: The second edition of Davis’ book, “How To Involve Parents in a Multicultural School,” has been released by CreateSpace. Davis is a retired California school principal now working as an educational consultant specializing in management. On Thursday, Davis was featured speaker at the annual conference of the National Elementary School Principals Association in Baltimore, Md.

— Thea Swanson of Suquamish: Swanson’s debut novel, “The Curious Solitude of Anise,” has been published by Dorsett, McClaughlin & Whitney.

“The main character is homeless,” Swanson said. “We go back in her life and see how she gets there. During that time, she meets a homeless vet who has a strong impact on her life.”



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