January 2, 2015

Monday, January 26th, 2015; 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm -- Mary Dresser

Mary Dresser is the author of eight historical novels covering periods from Roman times to the War of 1812.  Because it’s Gasparilla month in Tampa Bay, she will be here to talk about her book A Nest of Pirates which is about the American pirates who turned the course of the War of 1812.

September 17, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014; 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm -- James Swain

James Swain is the national best selling author of fourteen mystery novels, and has been published in the United States, France, Japan, Russia, Germany and Bulgaria.  His books have been chosen as Mysteries of the Year by Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus Reviews, and have received three Barry Award nominations, a Florida Book Award for Fiction, and France’s prestigious Prix Calibre .38 for Best American Crime Fiction.  He has written Dark Magic and most recently, Shadow People, which are both part of the Peter Warlock Series.  Along with writing novels, the author is considered one of the world’s foremost sleight-of-hand artists, and an authority on gambling cons and swindles.  For more information on this author, please go to http://www.jimswain.com.