Authors @ the Library 2015 Event Series
To inspire readers and writers and to encourage the love of reading!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Eva Gates began her writing career as a Sunday writer: a single mother of three high-spirited daughters, with a full-time job as a computer programmer. Now she has more than ten novels under her belt, all in the mystery genre, published under the name Vicki Delany. She lives in Ontario.
“It’s a crime not to read Delany,” says the London Free Press. Vicki Delany is one of Canada’s most prolific and varied crime writers. She is the author of the Constable Molly Smith police series set in the British Columbia Interior, the light-hearted Klondike Gold Rush books, and novels of gothic suspense.
Book or By Crook, the first in the Lighthouse Library mysteries will be held will be introduced on February 25th in the Lady Lake Public Library ~ 10 a.m. and the W. T. Bland Public Library ~ 2 p.m.
“For ten years Lucy has enjoyed her job poring over rare tomes of literature for the Harvard Library, but she has not enjoyed the demands of her family’s social whorl or her sort-of-engagement to the staid son of her father’s law partner. But when her ten-year relationship implodes, Lucy realizes that the plot of her life is in need of a serious rewrite.
Calling on her Aunt Ellen, Lucy hopes that a little fun in the Outer Banks sun—and some confections from her Cousin Josie’s bakery—will help clear her head. But her retreat quickly turns into an unexpected opportunity when Aunt Ellen gets her involved in the lighthouse library tucked away on Bodie Island.
Lucy is thrilled to land a librarian job in her favorite place in the world. But when a priceless first edition Jane Austen novel is stolen and the chair of the library board is murdered, Lucy suddenly finds herself ensnared in a real-life mystery—and she’s not so sure there’s going to be a happy ending….”