Saturday, February 1, 2 p.m. – Thomas Perry & Jo Perry
In Thomas Perry’s, A SMALL TOWN, “Hawkins is a full-bodied, multifaceted creation, awash in moral ambiguity but determined to exact her multiple pounds of flesh. And the finale—townies versus evil invaders—is cathartic, with all the archetypal power of The Wild Bunch.” Starred Booklist review
Jo Perry – Author of DEAD IS BEAUTIFUL, EVERYTHING HAPPENS
Saturday, February 8, 2 p.m. – Chris Hauty – DEEP STATE – Debut book from Simon & Schuster – Book Party! Cake!In DEEP STATE, West Wing intern Hayley Chill learns of a deadly plot against the president in this edge-of-your-seat debut thriller.
“Jarring…intriguing…the ending seems pulled directly from a movie.” —Booklist
“Engrossing… A refreshing change from the typical male action hero, Hayley is a capable, kick-ass, and sharp woman from unassuming roots.” —Publishers Weekly
Employed for the last thirty years as a screenwriter, Chris Hauty has worked for every major movie studio, in nearly all genres. He currently lives in Venice, California in the company of a classic Triumph motorcycle and a feral cat. DEEP STATE is his first novel.
Saturday, February 15, 2 p.m. – David Putman – THE HEARTLESS
Former LA County Deputy Bruno Johnson is now a bailiff in the courts having stepped down from his role on the Violent Crimes Team. But when he has to extricate daughter Olivia from a gun- point situation in a LA gang-infested neighborhood, Bruno is plunged back into Violent Crimes.
Sunday, March 1, 2 p.m. – Kensington Cozy Event
Christine E. Blum (CLARETS OF FIRE #4), Maria DiRico (HERE COMES THE BODY, A Catering Hall Mystery #1), Mary Marks (KNOT ON HER LIFE #7)
Sunday, February 9, 7 p.m. – Federal Bar in North Hollywood
Incoming OC Chapter President Barbara DeMarco-Barrett’s Pool Fishing and Other Stories will be performed by actors at the New Short Fiction Series. Tickets are $10-$15. https://newshortfictionseries.net
Saturday, February 22:
San Clemente Friends of the Library Author Luncheon with Kate Quinn and Christopher Reich
Saturday, February 29, Literary Guild of Orange County Luncheon