The Quarryville Library will host a meet-and-greet with a number of authors from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28.
Among the authors who will have books available for signing and purchase will be Carol A. Park, JP Robinson, Don Helin, J. Arthur Moore, Patricia L. Reese, and Kevin Hewitt. Books will also be available for purchase from local author, Mary Boomsma.
Park will be present with her books, Banebringer, the first book of the Heretic Gods trilogy, and Sweetblade, a stand-alone Heretic Gods novel. The Heretic Gods is a character-driven, atmospherically dark sword and sorcery adult fantasy series with a nuanced magic system and romantic subplot. Park is now leading the library's writing series.
Robinson is the author of In the Shadow of Your Wings and the Secrets of Versailles books, Twiceborn and Bride Tree. He began writing as a teen for a local newspaper. He holds degrees in both English and French and is a state-certified teacher. He is known for weaving vivid plots with the goal of connecting readers to God.
Helin is the author of Secret Assault, Devil’s Den, Thy Kingdom Come, Angel’s Revenge and The Long Walk Home. During his time in the military, Helin served at a number of stateside posts as well as overseas in Vietnam and Germany. He is the author of five thrillers that draw from his military experience, including three tours in the Pentagon.
He writes for TheBurg, a community magazine based in Harrisburg. His novel, Secret Assault, was selected as the Best Suspense/Thriller at the 2015 Indie Book Awards. He is a member of International Thriller Writers Society of America, Pennwriters, a statewide group in Pennsylvania, and is a mentor with the Mystery Writers of America.
Moore is the author of Journey Into Darkness, Blake’s Story, Revenge and Forgiveness and Summer of Two Worlds. The American Civil War saw the services of over 200,000 boys age seventeen and under, the youngest officially enlisted being eight and a half years old. His three historic fiction titles are written to take young readers into the historic events of their stories
Reese is the author of the children’s book, The Wash Day Adventure, where three curious garden friends, Sammy, Henry and Daisy, get into mischief and then go on an unexpected adventure. All of this occurs while Grampy takes a nap in the hammock, after hanging the wash.
Hewitt is the father of two daughters, Emma and Isabella. He’s the author of the children’s book, If nobody reads nobody listens, an alphabetical adventure about awesome animals, led by nobodys, characters with no bodies.
A family member for Mary Boomsma will be present with her books. She is the author of Andy’s Peach Bottom Railroad Adventures about young Andy Grove who spends the summer of 1912 with his grandparents in the river hills of southern Lancaster County. She is also the author of Recollections & Romance of the Peach Bottom Railway 1868-1881. The event is free and open to the public.