Theresa Verboort will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th.
Born in Coos Bay, Oregon, Theresa grew up in Bandon on the south coast. She worked her way through college as a forestry lookout in Coos County. After finishing college, raising six children, and retiring from the Hillsboro Public Library, she set to work on her novel.
About her novel, The Communing Tree
Sixteen year old Judith, and her five year old sister, Kali, are left alone in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness of southwestern Oregon after their family is murdered. Together, they struggle to survive for the next five years until the terrifying climax. This is an enthralling novel about courage, persistence and survival.