Mix close to 100 readers with thirteen authors. Add four panel discussions where authors talk about books and writing, lots of time to mix and mingle, a yummy lunch as well as a book signing and what do you get? Murder on the Menu.
Friday, I drove to Montgomery, Alabama, for the annual event that benefits the Library System in nearby Wetumpka. That evening, authors and readers enjoyed a delicious Chinese dinner where the conversation focused on mystery and suspense.
|L to R: Susan Hayes, Library Director, Susan's hubby, Debby McCarley,|
Friends of the Wetumpka Library Programs Director, and author Sara DuBose.
|L to R: Annette Barnes, Fran Holland, President of the Friends of|
the Wetumpka Library (FOWL), and Debbie Herbert, FOWL Secretary
|L to R: Authors Jennie Bentley, Debby Giusti, Lexi George,|
and Laura Hayden
|R to L: Keynote speaker and best selling mystery author Dean James,|
Neal Lynn and author Vincent O'Neil.
|Debby with Mayor Jerry Willis|
|Everyone had a good time!|
|Lots of interesting panel discussions.|
|L to R: Muffin Hand, Deb Hoyt, Lucie Barnes and Beth McGuire|
add fun to the day in their movie star attire.
Happy reading! Happy writing!
THE GENERAL'S SECRETARY
By Debby Giusti
Trusting the Wrong Person Can Be Deadly...
Lillie Beaumont's dark past has just turned up on her porch--fatally wounded. The dying words of the man imprisoned for killing Lillie's mother suggest hidden secrets. Criminal Investigations Division special agent
Timmons agrees. He has his own motive for seeking the truth, and it gives Lillie every reason to doubt him. But even as they reluctantly begin to face painful secrets together, Dawson fears that a murderer is waiting to strike again. And this time, Lillie is right in the line of fire... Dawson