Kate Kerrigan, author of Land of Dreams, on tour October 2014

Posted By on September 10, 2014

Land of Dreams

About Land of Dreams

• Paperback: 336 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Original edition (October 7, 2014)

Set in 1940s Los Angeles, the compelling final installment in New York Times bestselling author Ellie Hogan’s sweeping immigrant trilogy begun in Ellis Island and City of Hope—a story of family, love, danger, and ambition in Hollywood during World War II.

Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her comfortable bohemian life on Fire Island, New York, is shattered when her eldest adopted son, Leo, runs away, lured by the promise of fortune and fame in Hollywood. Determined to keep her family intact, Ellie follows him west, uprooting her youngest son and long-time friend Bridie.

In Los Angeles, Ellie creates a fashionable new home among the city’s celebrities, artists, and movie moguls. She is also drawn into intense new friendships, including talented film composer Stan, a man far different from any she has ever met, and Suri, a beautiful Japanese woman and kindred spirit, who opens Ellie’s eyes to the injustices of her country.

While Leo is dazzled by Hollywood’s glitz, Ellie quickly sees that the golden glamour masks a world of vanity and greed. Though she tries to navigate them around the dangers of their new home, she will not be able protect them from an even more terrifying threat: war.

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About Kate KerriganKate Kerrigan

Kate Kerrigan is the author of three previous novels. She lives in Ireland with her husband and their two sons.

Visit Kate’s website at www.katekerrigan.ie and follow her on Twitter: @katekerrigan.

Kate’s Tour Stops

Thursday, October 9th: Drey’s Library

Friday, October 10th: A Book Geek

Tuesday, October 14th: Kritters Ramblings

Friday, October 17th: Diary of an Eccentric

Monday, October 20th: Savvy Verse & Wit

Tuesday, October 21st: FictionZeal

Wednesday, October 22nd: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Thursday, October 23rd: 5 Minutes For Books

Friday, October 24th: bookchickdi

Wednesday, October 29th: The Gilmore Guide to Books

Thursday, October 30th: The Reader’s Hollow

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