To help celebrate this year’s 40th anniversary of the Broward County Library System in August, the Deerfield Beach Historical Society is presenting local authors to display for free, to autograph and sell their books at "Sundays at the Butler House" in Deerfield Beach on Sunday, August 31, 2-5pm. This month’s event entitled, "August Authors and Autographs," will also include a Used Book Sale, Ice Cream Social, and concert.
Over 25 authors living in the south Florida area---all of them award-winning and published--- will be autographing and selling their books at the event. Author Sally Ling’s literary talents are widely known in the Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach circles, as Florida's History Detective and an author, speaker, and historian. She writes historical nonfiction, adult and children's historical fiction, specializing in little known or fascinating stories about Florida history, and biblical mysteries with a Florida setting. She will have her latest mystery series, The Cloak and The Spear of Destiny, on display. Her other books that will be available are: Out of Mind, Out of Sight, Small Town Big Secrets, History of Boca Raton and Run the Rum In.
Pastor Wesley Smith’s intriguing story, Grace and Mercy, chronicles his life, from a life of imprisonment due to drugs and alcohol, to working with the youth in Washington DC, to now, where he provides encouragement to local young people in the Deerfield area through his ministry, I Am My Brother’s Keeper.
Ray Russotto, cartoonist and caricaturist, will share many of the editorial cartoons he has provided local newspapers in his book, It's the Humidity, a collection of cartoons representing south Florida issues and situations. Russotto will also be providing a free caricature to anyone who purchases his book.
Darrell House is a children’s author/poet/storyteller/singer/songwriter/musician/recording artist, and his love for the lyrics and melodies of folk & acoustic music of the 60′s and 70′s has become the foundation for a lifetime of performances. This well-known children’s entertainer will be sharing a several books and CDs.
Prudy Taylor Board, who also writes under the name Prue Foster, is an award-winning author and editor. Born in Florida, she has written more than 1,000 magazine and newspaper articles, and has also authored several novels and nonfiction book. She will be displaying and autographing her latest books, Murder a la Carte, Grave Injustice, Remembering Fort Myers
Other authors and their books include: Andrew Jennings Dickerson, Magnificent Questions; Dr. Barbara Hales, Power to the Patient: The Medical Strategist, Content Copy Made Easy,14 Tactics to Triple Sales, Ready, Aim, Soar, EMR Guide:Choosing Without Losing; Dale Ledbetter, How Wall Street Rips You Off; Dave Montalbano,The Adventures of Cinema Dave in the Florida Motion Picture World, The Querulous Nights of Athena Minerva; Deborah Bacarella, 7 “F” Words for Living a Balanced Life; Esther Rosenau, Mommy, Why So Many Daddies; JD Netto, the Whispers of the Fallen; Mateja Petje, My Journey of Self Discovery, Dare to Be Authenic; Orit Murad Rehany, A River of Tears, The River of Hope; Rachel Gavin, Basics of the Biz; Ruth Hartman Berse, Growing Up in North Palm Beach County; Sharon Mortimer, Transformations; Tonia Miracle, Ad Writing Made Easy; Victoria Pinder; Robert Vasvary, The Big House; Flossy Keesely, Through the Footsteps of Time; Krystal Sands, Operation Pure (special literary award); Marge Anderson.
A Used Book Sale will be held throughout the event, with all donations supporting the programs of the Deerfield Beach Historical Society. For afternoon entertainment, the Ron Nabors Duo will be featured in a concert from 3-5pm.
Entrance to the event is free, with optional purchases for food, gifts, and other mementos. Parking is available at the DFB Post Office, with limited parking adjacent to the Butler House.
The event is part of the monthly “Sundays at the Butler House,” a series of events scheduled for the last Sunday of each month sponsored and supported by Frank Congemi. Butler House, the home of the Historical Society, is located at 380 East Hillsboro Blvd.