Looking for a great gift this season? Books are always a winner but a signed copy can make the gift even better. The following authors are visiting locations in and around Nevada in December.
Todd Borg writes a series of novels with a detective protagonist who lived in Lake Tahoe. Owen McKenna, an ex-cop with a tragic background moved from The City (San Francisco) to the mountains to study art and earn a slightly more genteel living as a private detective.
Borg will be signing his recent book, Tahoe Chase.
Author: Todd Borg
When: December 6, 2013 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: Epilog Books
373 W Main St
Brooke Santina, a deputy sheriff herself, recently released Dishrags to Dirtbags.
When Beth Dolinsky’s military husband returns from deployment with post-traumatic stress and gambles all their money away, this mousy, church-going housewife and mother of twin boys has to take matters into her own hands. Against the advice of friends and family, 40-year-old Beth applies to become a deputy sheriff and embarks on the toughest journey of her life.
Author: Brooke Santina
When: December 7, 2013
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Where: Barnes and Noble
5555 S. Virginia St.
Photographers, Jerry Fenwick and Neal Cobb will sign their book Reno Now and Then II.
Like to see what Reno used to look like? Photographers Jerry Fenwick and Neal Cobb were successful with Reno Now and Then and have released their next version in Reno Now and Then II.
Authors: Jerry Fenwick and Neal Cobb
When: December 8, 2013
11a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Sundance Books and Music
121 California Avenue
Author, Jeffrey Benjamin will share 9 Steps of Achievement during an interactive program at the NNHRA’s Reno Area Holiday Luncheon. Attendees will receive a copy of Benjamin’s book, Real Life Habits for Success: Master Your Communication.
Author: Jeffrey Benjamin
When: December 11, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Tamarack Junction
13101 S. Virginia St.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Laura Newman debuted her first book of short stories in October, 2013. She will be in Las Vegas at the popular coffeehouse, The Beat.
Parallel to Paradise: Addiction and other Love Stories, a collection of short stories written in Newman’s unique style, captures events and struggles faced in everyday life. In her own words, “My story lines tend to be hard, perhaps controversial. I like reaction.”
Author: Laura Newman
When: December 5, 2013
Where: The Beat
520 Fremont St.
Las Vegas, NV
David G. Schwartz is the author of Grandissimo: The First Emperor of Las Vegas, a biography of Jay Sarno, who built Caesars Palace and Circus Circus and helped inspire modern Las Vegas.
Author: David G. Schwartz
When: December 13, 2013
Noon – 4 p.m.
Where: The Mob Museum
300 Stewart St.
Las Vegas, NV
Disclosure: Parallel to Paradise is a book published by LeRue Press, a company in which I have an interest.