Thirty-two people were in the audience for the first event. Terrific audience for this first Read Local program, and they were very appreciative of the authors.
Check out the back row where a group of pirates from the Dread Pirate Fleet showed up to support fellow pirate and author, J.J.M. Czep of Glendale.
J.J.M. Czep is the author of Blackstrap's Ecstasy, a pirate adventure. The audience wanted to know why pirates, and she said she's active in the Dread Pirate Fleet, and tells the stories of her fellow pirates.
|J.J. M. Czep pitches Blackstrap's Ecstasy as Ruth Douthitt listens.|
|Ruth Douthitt talks about The Dragon Forest while J.J.M. Czep listens.|
Lori Hines, who was at the library just a few weeks ago, returned to talk about her two mysteries, The Ancient Ones and Caves of the Watchers. The books are set in Arizona and the Four Corners. Lori is from Goodyear.
|Andrew Means discusses his book while Lori Hines listens.|
Maligned is the near-future thriller set in Arizona that Kathy Papajohn of Glendale wrote with her late husband.
|Kathy Papajohn and Maligned|
|Kris Tualla's Books|
|Kris Tualla discusses her books|
|J.J.M. Czep and fellow pirates from the Dread Pirate Fleet|