Meet author C.W. Gortner, author of the historical novels The Last Queen and Confessions of Catherine de Medici. He will read and discuss his new book The Queen’s Vow. This historical novel talks about Isabella of Castile who united Spain and transformed it into a world power and sent Columbus to discover a new world. A book sale by Readers Books follows the event. Sponsored by the Institute for Historical Study and the Historical Novel Society, Northern California Chapter.