Randy Wayne White (Seduced) will discuss and sign his thriller at noon Oct. 23, presented by Inkwood Books at Four Green Fields Irish Pub, 205 W Platt St., Tampa.
Ann Hood (The Book That Matters Most) will discuss and sign her novel at 11 a.m. Oct. 25 at Bookstore1, 1359 Main St., Sarasota. Only books purchased at the store are eligible for signing.
Children's author John Thompson (Disappearance at Hangman's Bluff) will discuss and sign his book at 11 a.m. Oct. 27 at Bookstore1.
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