BOOKENDS!  Numerous Styles

Thursday, May 23rd, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. – Literary Guild of Orange County Spring Salon w/three celebrated authors –

Lian Dolan -LOST & FOUND IN PARIS, Ivy Pochoda -SING HER DOWN, and Kaira Rouda -UNDER THE PALMS
Location: Mission Viejo Country Club, 26200 Country Club Drive, Mission Viejo, CA
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Saturday, June 1st, 1:00 p.m., David Putnam - THE DIABOLICAL

The 11th book in his Bruno Johnson series - Talk & Signing

Location: Fernhill Clubhouse, 5472 Diamond, Huntington Beach

Saturday, May 18th, 1:00 p.m. – Gary Phillips & Duane Swierczyski
Discussion about Noir and the Southern California Landscape

Gary Phillips is a critically acclaimed author of mysteries and graphic novels and an award-winning screenwriter and editor.  His latest novel is ASH DARK & NIGHT. He also just debuted THE UNVARNISHED anthology.

Duane Swierczynski is the New York Times bestselling and two-time Edgar-nominated author of fifteen novels. He says “I write books, screenplays, comics and grocery lists. His new novel is CALIFORNIA BEAR.

Location: Fernhill Clubhouse, 5472 Diamond, Huntington Beach


​Sing Her Down by Ivy Pochoda​
Successful TV Writing by Bill Rabkin
Writing the Pilot 2 by Bill Rabkin

Sanctuary by Emily Rapp Black (NEW)
Liar by Rob Roberge

Rude Talk in Athens by Mark Haskell Smith

Blown by Mark Haskell Smith

Sidewalking by David Ulin
The Lost Art of Reading by David Ulin
Writing L.A.  by David Ulin

Saturday, May 11th, 1:00 p.m., Joint Talk & Signing

Launch Party!    Cake!

Marjorie McCown -STAR STRUCK -

Marjorie spent 25 years working as a key member of the costume design teams for a string of successful movies.  Her renown debut, FINAL CUT came out last year.  Her new novel STAR STRUCK continues the insider information about her field when her protagonist, Joey Jessop discovers that Hollywood buries its secrets deep when a superstar's assistant turns up dead.

Daryl Wood Gerber -A TWINKLE OF TROUBLE 

Daryl is the Agatha Award-winning nationally bestselling author of the Fairy Garden Mysteries featuring fairy garden shop owner, Courtney Kellie, who sees things others can’t - like fairies and hidden motives for murder.  A TWINKLE OF TROUBLE is the 3rd in the series. 

She also writes the Cookbook Nook Mysteries.

Location: Fernhill Clubhouse, 5472 Diamond, Huntington Beach


​​The Lost Desert​ by Tod Goldbert (NEW)

Gangster Nation by Tod Goldberg

Gangsterland by Tod Goldberg

Heart Like a Window, Mouth Like a Clift by Sarah Borjas When the Messenger is Hot by Elizabeth Crane
Turf by Elizabeth Crane
The History of Great Things by Elizabeth Crane
We Only Know So Much by Elizabeth Crane

Cruising by Alex Espinoza

Still Water Saints by Alex Espinoza

Would-Land by Jill Alexander Essbaum

The Good Grief Journal by Jill Alexander Essbaum Devastation by Jill Alexander Essbaum

Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum