News Release

For immediate release - October 26, 2012

Jamie Freveletti, Dead Asleep @ the Library

Lake County Library System is honored to host internationally bestselling author Jamie Freveletti, on her national tour with the fourth in her Emma Caldridge series, Dead Asleep. Jamie will appear at the W.T. Bland Public Library on Tuesday, November 13th at 11:30 a.m. as the featured speaker for the Brown Bag Book Club and again at the Lady Lake Public Library, at 2:30 p.m. Fast-paced and thrilling, Dead Asleep combines the riveting action that has made Jamie Freveletti an award-winning author with unique scientific details to create an intelligent thriller unlike any other.

Dead Asleep is the pulse-pounding next entry in the award-winning Emma Caldridge series which includes Running from the Devil, Running Dark and The Ninth Day. Jamie Freveletti’s brilliant biochemist Emma Caldridge is once again joined by special agent Cameron Sumner and security contractor Edward Banner in an effort to stop the spread of a mysterious sleeping sickness on an island where voodoo—and possibly worse—are practiced.

Dead Asleep is Freveletti’s fourth Emma Caldridge thriller. She published her first in the series, Running from the Devil—a Best First Novel winner of ITW’s Thriller Award and the Barry Awards, in 2009. In January, 2011, she was tapped by the Estate of Robert Ludlum to write the next in the Covert One series, titled The Janus Reprisal. A world traveler, Freveletti currently resides in Chicago with her family.

Jamie Freveletti is a competitive runner who’s scraped Ultra-marathoners off paths at mile eighty in the Colorado snow. A teacher and black belt in the martial art of Aikido, Freveletti’s earned degrees in law, political science, and international studies. She’s been a trial attorney representing foreign and domestic clients from fraud and white-collar crimes, to pharmaceutical, medical device, and securities violations.

Events are free, sponsored by HarperCollins Publishers and the Lake County Library System. Books will be available for purchase from Raintree Books and the author will be available for signing. For information on the library programs go to For more information on the author, visit


Media contact:
Judy Buckland
Program Specialist

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