Coffee with the Authors 2012 Schedule

February 2nd, 2012- “The Ocean Forest” by Troy D. Nooe
. Southern tradition meets old school mystery in this murderous tale. Low budget gum shoe Frankie McKeller finds himself asking questions that people in the budding tourist community of old Myrtle Beach don’t want answered.

March 1st, 2012- “S.O.S” by Barbara Arnsten. In this author’s debut novel, an attractive widow heads to Fat Harold’s in North Myrtle Beach and runs into a renegade cat, a rude head and two half-naked men in the alley. All that, and shagging, too!

April 5th, 2012- “Natasha’s Joy” by Terri Godwin. Natasha’s Joy is a profound story of courage and sacrifice. This account of family, faith, and unconditional love between sisters has its roots in North Carolina where Natasha, a second grade teacher, is stricken with a debilitating disease, and Terri is faced with the decision to donate a kidney to free her sister from the rigors of hemodialysis.

May 3rd, 2012-“Shrimp, Collards, and Grits” by Pat Branning. 144 pages of recipes, stories and beautiful works of art from the creeks and gardens of the Lowcountry. The author shares her love of cool verandas, brocaded parlors and the area’s rich bounty of land and sea.

September 6th, 2012-““Commando’s Heart” by Stan Atamanchuk. This acclaimed storyteller weaves a tale of love and war set in Plymouth, N.C. as the Civil War explodes and the sleepy river town becomes the scene of the second largest battle in the state. The spirited Belle is torn between three dashing military men who court her. The author will also talk about his “Blackbeard’s Fun Pirate Talk and “Tao Te Ching: English Version,” his study of Chinese Zen Master Lao-tzu’s only book, “Tao Te Ching.”

October 4th, 2012- “Damn Yankee” by Troy D. Nooe. Troy is back with his newest novel and the second in the Frankie McKeller series. See what trouble the inexperienced detective finds himself in this time.

November 1st, 2012- “G.I. (Guvmint Issue)” written by U.S. Army retired Lieutenant Colonel George Massey. The book’s hero J. Lamar isn’t the sharpest bear in the woods, but he did learn a few things in the Army, such as how to speak Vietnamese with a Tennessee twang. This entertaining collection of short, true sketches of military life will keep you chuckling.

Dec 6th, 2012 – Holiday Book Signing –Meet the Local Authors. Talk one-on-one with our friendly group of novelists, self-help writers, collectors, historians, art experts and more. Books will be available for purchase and signing, just in time for the holiday season!

Due to space limitations, reservations are required. Hold your spot by sending us an email (and don't forget to include the author's name and date along with your name and phone number!).