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Unforgettable Texans

Book Signing: Saturday, November 18th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Bartee Haile joins us once again, this time with a book focusing on some of the great Lone Star characters that got passed over in the history books. History books burst at

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Billy Love

Book Signing: Saturday, November 11th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Joy Jones & Jim Nelson join us on Saturday with their new novel, following Joy’s historical novel of the Texas Chicken Ranch which came out last year. Billy Love was born on

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The Last to See Me

Book Signing: Thursday, October 19th, 2017, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Mylene Dressler, joins us with her latest novel. Ms Dressler is a former Galveston resident, and author of “The Deadwood Beetle,” and “The Medusa.” For readers of Lauren Oliver and Alice Sebold,

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Long Fall from Heaven

Book Signing: Saturday, October 14th, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m. George Wier, joins us with his Galveston-set mystery thriller, co-written by Milton T. Burton. Cueball Boland and Micah Lanscomb, both ex-cops with troubled pasts, stumble into the path of a serial killer.

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Tattooed on My Soul

Book Signing: Friday, October 13th, 2017, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Stephen M. Sloan, joins us with this new collection of the personal experiences of Texas WWII veterans in the war. For over forty years, Baylor University has gathered the flesh-and-blood memories of

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The Night of the Virgin

UPDATE: We are now hosting this event onSaturday September 30th, 2-4 p.m., due to the recent weather disruptions. Book Signing: Saturday, August 26th, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Elliott Turner will join us Saturday with his debut novel, “The Night of the

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Tangled Honor

Book Signing: Saturday, August 12th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Philip McBride will join us Saturday with his trilogy of Civil War novels, all based on the actual service of Captain J. J. McBride of Galveston. The action begins with a young

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Galveston Seawall Chronicles

Book Signing: Saturday, July 15th, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Kimber Fountain will join us Saturday with her history of the island’s seawall and the boulevard that runs its length. Along Galveston’s Gulf Coast runs a seventeen-foot-high, ten-mile-long protective barrier, built in

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In the Company of Decent Men

Book Signing: Saturday, July 29th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Andy Horne will join us Saturday with his second novel in the Decent Men series. “In the Company of Decent Men” begins as the retrospective of a survivor of the deadly brown

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Never Left the Battlefields

Book Signing: Saturday, June 24th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Never Left the Battlefields Birney T. “Chick” Havey joins us Saturday with his WWII memoir. Hailing from a family with a long and storied military history, Birney “Chick” Havey enlisted when the

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Unforgettable Texans
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