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Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
Florida mystery author, Phyllis Smallman, will be joining today's Bookclub Event via SKYPE. Share your questions and comments to take part in a lively discussion about this month's book club choice: Sex in a Sidecar.
Phyllis Smallman is a gifted Florida writer of a mystery series about a strong and sassy protagonist, Sherri Travis. In the most recent book, Sherri Travis tries to make sense of two unsolved mysteries set in Florida- the state known for two seasons. "The rainy season brings hurricanes, the dry season delivers tourists - both can be nasty."
THE AUTHOR TALKS ABOUT THE MAIN CHARACTER....
For me, writing is imagination coming out to play with memory. Sherri Travis is a woman haunted by memories.
Set along the mangrove coast of Florida, Sherri's stories weave in and out of bars, beaches and swamps, the narrative of an ordinary person, caught up in extraordinary circumstances.
In Sherri's world survival sometimes depends on very small things, like a conversation overheard or having a friend in the right place.
In a place where the very rich live next door to the very poor, where tourists come and go, and newcomers reinvent themselves, reality blurs with the shifting tides, and all good stories begin, "One night in a bar..."
Library: Veterans Memorial Library--St. Cloud Branch Map
Location: The Robert A. Fisk Room--2nd Floor--Veterans Memorial