Breakfast with the Authors

Breakfast with the Authors

Friday, June 12, 2015, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

at the Resort and Conference Center, 35 Scudder Ave., Hyannis


Featuring a continental breakfast, talks by three acclaimed authors, a Question and Answer session, and a book sale and signing.

coffee for rosesDo marigolds keep the bugs out of the veggie patch? Will rusty nails turn hydrangeas blue? With humor and affection, Cape Cod author and master gardener C.L. Fornari goes back in time to sort out the good, the bad and the just plain silly gardening advice passed down through generations. Coffee for Roses…and 70 Other Misleading Myths about Backyard Gardening combines gardening history and expert advice into one useful, time- and money-saving package. The author’s award-winning full color photography is throughout.

Truth Be Told, part of the bestselling Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan series by award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryatruth be toldn, begins with tragedy: a middle-class family evicted from their suburban home. In digging up the facts on this heartbreaking story—and on other foreclosures—reporter Ryland soon learns the truth behind a big-bucks scheme and the surprising players who will stop at nothing, including murder, to keep their goal a secret. Turns out, there’s more than one way to rob a bank… Truth Be Told is nominated for an Agatha Award for “Best Contemporary Novel” and was named one of Library Journal’s “Best of 2014.”

As a favor to the beautiful actress Mary Deschenes, George Armstrong Custer hires her eighteen-year-old son Allen Winslow as an little bighornaide for his 1876 campaign against the Sioux and Cheyenne. Traveling west against his will, Allen meets young Addie Grace Lord, the two soon fall in love, and it is with foreboding that Addie Grace watches Allen ride out with Custer’s Seventh Cavalry. Beautifully written and filled with unforgettable characters, Little Bighorn by Martha’s Vineyard author John Hough, Jr., brings to life the American West and its heartbreaking history, brilliantly portraying the flawed and tormented Custer.


 Admission: $15 for members of the Cape Cod Writers Center
$20 for non-members


Reserve your space at Breakfast with the Authors by e-mailing or calling 508-420-0200.