An Inspirational Evening with Local Authors

Authors Under the Stars is a night to be inspred. Enjoy drinks and appetizers in Fiesta de Reyes and journey inside the books of five outstanding authors--Jack Scheffler Innis, Joey Seymour, Bette Blaydes Pegas, RD Riccoboni, and Joan Brady.
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Oct. 26, 2010 - PRLog -- SAN DIEGO, CA OCT 26, 2010 Five talented San Diego authors—Bette Blaydes Pegas, Jack Scheffler Innis, Joey Seymour, Randy Riccoboni, and Joan Brady—will bring listeners inside the pages of their books at the first ever Authors Under the Stars event on Wednesday, November 10th from 5-7pm at the Fiesta de Reyes in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.  
   The event is sponsored by The Old Town Gift Company, which actively supports local authors with bi-weekly book signings at their store, and will feature a cash beer and wine bar in addition to light complementary appetizers.  The night will highlight local writing talent and give San Diegans and visitors alike a chance to discover the exciting history and culture that America’s Finest City has to offer.  
   Bette Blaydes Pegas, author of Chasing a Dream in the Galápagos: A Personal Evolution (9780916251970; Sunbelt Publications; $14.95) will share the importance of following dreams and overcoming self-doubt, in addition to sharing stories about her fascinating excursion to the islands made famous by Charles Darwin.  
Jack Scheffler Innis is the author of San Diego Legends: The Events, People, and Places That Made History (9780932653642; Sunbelt Publications; $16.95) and knows all the juiciest tidbits from San Diego’s past, from the 1935 nudist invasion, to the rumored hidden treasure at the Islas de Los Coronados, sixteen miles south of Point Loma in Mexican waters.  
Joey Seymour, author of San Diego’s Finest Athletes: Five Exceptional Lives (9780916251994; Sunbelt Publications; $17.95), highlights those athletes that not only proved exceptional in their respective sports, but who overcame social barriers to do so—including tennis star Maureen Connolly, professional boxer and NFL defensive end, Charlie Powell, Olympic Diving Medalist Greg Louganis, figure skating star, Tiffany Chin and San Diego’s current baseball superstar, Adrian Gonzalez.  
Fiesta de Reyes merchant RD Riccoboni, will share his book From Old Town to New Town: San Diego Paintings, filled with his energetic paintings of beautiful historic San Diego scenes.  
Finally, Joan Brady, the best-selling author of God on a Harley, will make a special appearance featuring her latest title The Ghost of Mt. Soledad (9780615324821, Pachyderm Press, $9.95), a paranormal love story set in San Diego.  

WHO: Bette Blaydes Pegas, Jack Scheffler Innis, Joey Seymour, RD Riccoboni & Joan Brady
WHAT: Authors’ Book Discussions and Q&A sessions
WHEN: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 5-7 pm
WHERE: Fiesta de Reyes courtyard in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

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