Famous faces will appear in coming days at Owl & Turtle, 32 Washington St. in the Knox Mill complex, to introduce their latest books.

Greenlaw times two

Between her three New York Times bestsellers and her role in the Discovery Channel’s current hit series “Swords,” Linda Greenlaw has become America’s best-known fisherman. After their bestselling cookbook “Recipes from a Very Small Island,” Greenlaw once again teams up with her mother, Martha, to welcome readers back into their kitchen with “The Maine Summers Cookbook.”

After agonizingly long winters, summer in Maine is a magical time when fresh swordfish, shrimp, lobster, clams, blueberries, and other seasonal produce bursting with flavor fill the Greenlaws’ kitchen. Linda and Martha share their favorite recipes for these blissful days. Some are tried and true family heirlooms while others are more recent twists on coastal New England cuisine; every one captures the sensational tastes that go hand in hand with the season.

Both Greenlaws will be discussing and signing copies of their cookbooks, and Linda her other books, Saturday, July 2 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Gerritsen’s latest Rizzoli

Local New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen of Camden will celebrate the launching of her 15th novel, “The Silent Girl,” on Tuesday, July 5 at 6 p.m.

Ever since Gerritsen left her medical practice to concentrate on writing, she has had success after success with her heart-pounding medical thrillers, all of which have appeared on The New York Times Bestseller List. The books in her Detective Jane Rizzoli series, featuring medical examiner Maura Isles, form the basis for the hit TNT crime drama “Rizzoli & Isles,” which returns for a second season in July.

“The Silent Girl” is Gerritsen’s ninth thriller to feature Rizzoli and Isles and they must outwit an unseen enemy with centuries of cunning, and a swift, avenging blade, to crack a crime that resonates with bone-chilling echoes of an ancient Chinese legend. Gerritsen, who lives in Camden, invites the public to find out about her latest work during an evening of food and cheer.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to dernest@villagesoup.com.