From Lauren Wiser
Left Bank Books presents author W. Bruce Cameron, who will sign and discuss his novel, The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man (Forge, October 2014), on Sunday, November 9, 3pm, at Left Bank Books (399 N. Euclid).
Ruddy McCann has experienced a seismic drop in popularity; he is now Kalkasaka, Michigan’s full-time repo man. His best friend is his low-energy Basset hound Jake, with whom he shares a simple life of stealing cars. Simple, that is, until Rudy starts hearing a voice in his head, which introduces himself as Alan Lottner, a dead realtor. To complicate matters, it turns out Katie, the girl Ruddy’s fallen for, is Alan’s “daughter.” With a sweet romance, a murder mystery, a lazy but loyal dog and a town full of cabin-fevered characters, The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man is another laugh-out-loud, keep-you-up-late, irresistible read.
A starred review of The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man from Kirkus Reviews says, “This spirited novel, a rollicking mystery and sweet romance rolled into one, is the perfect vehicle for a wild joy ride.” Andrew Goss, author of No Way Back, called it a “joy to read! At once original, absorbing, hilarious, gripping, and emotionally satisfying. A deftly written, small town family chronicle wrapped in a laugh out loud premise, wrapped even tighter in a page-turning thriller.”
W. Bruce Cameron is the bestselling author of A Dog’s Purpose, and its NYT and USA Today bestselling sequel, A Dog’s Journey. He is also the author of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter, which was turned into the hit ABC series; Emory’s Gift; and The Dogs of Christmas. He has written for television and film, along with his wife and co-writer Cathryn Michon. Cameron was named 2011 Newspaper Columnist of the Year by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.