German American author Ursula Werner’s debut novel, The Good at Heart (Touchstone) takes place over three days during World War II in a seemingly idyllic, rural village near the Swiss border. Based on the author's discoveries about her great-grandfather, this extraordinary debut, full of love, tragedy, and suspense, is a sensitive portrait of a family torn between doing their duty for their country and doing what's right for their country, and especially for those they love. “With The Good at Heart, Ursula Werner has written a book that lionizes the human experience. Hopeful and tragic, poignant and inspiring, it's a story made all the more compelling because it springs from the truth. A thrilling tale of ordinary people facing epic choices in a world gone mad.”--David R. Gilham.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122