Sunday, September 15, 2013

The Big Book Club Presents "Frighteningly Delicious" - A Fall Halloween Program

On October 27, 2013 the team that launched The Big Book Club Getaway at Mohegan Sun earlier this year is pleased to announce a brand new event  at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (“The Kate”). 

This fall Halloween program will be "Frightfully Delicious" and includes a psychic medium and gourmet treats. 

Doors open at 10am and the event will conclude at 3pm

The fabulous line-up of authors that will be presenting that day includes:

Roberta Isleib aka Lucy Burdette,
author of the Key West Food Critic murder mysteries, An Appetite for Murder, Death in Four Courses, and Topped Chef

Suzanne Palmieri aka Suzy Hayes,
author of The Witch of Little 
Italy and I’ll Be Seeing You; 

Brunonia Barry,
author of The New York Times and internationally bestselling novel,
The Lace Reader and The Map of True Places,

B.A. Shapiro,
New York Times bestselling and #1 Indie pick author of 
The Art Forger.  

Local authors, Paul Ferrante (Last Ghost at Gettysburg), Sydney Sherman (You are Not Alone), Eileen Kaplan (Laughter is the Breast Medicine), and Tedd Levy (Remarkable Women of Old Saybrook) will also meet guests and sign their books.

During lunchtime, an art activity will be offered by The Drunken Palette to benefit the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.  

A portion of the proceeds from all book sales will also go to 
Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Psychic Medium Angelina Diana will speak about spirit communications and perform random readings throughout the audience.

Tickets are $55 each and include a gourmet boxed lunch and dessert sponsored by Bliss Gourmet of Westbrook.  

Cash bar and themed cocktails available.  

Books will be available for sale by R.J.Julia Booksellers.  

Other sponsors include The Day, the Bee and Thistle Inn, Middlesex Hospital, and Barnum Financial Group.  


CONTACT:  Colleen Doyle LaFrancois at (860) 460-0875 or Susan McCann at (860) 767-1707

300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
October 27, 2013
Event Schedule: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Click HERE for schedule details

The Big Book Club is a creation of LaFrancois Marketing Consultants and Essex Books. 


  1. Looks like a fun event!~ wish I was not so far away. I love discovering new books. What a great cause too!

    1. I attended their winter conference last year, and it was fabulous! A must for booklovers!


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