By HENRY FREDERICK
DEBARY, Fla. -- Marcia Meara will host a tea, luncheon and book signing from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary.
The local author will discuss her latest novel, “The Darkest Place: Riverbend Book 3,” which will be published this spring. She will bring her own custom-blended teas and a copy of the book for each guest. The event will include a reading, Q-and-A session, and book signing.
Meara, who announced her desire to become an author at age 5, began pursuing her dream with the publication of “Wake-Robin Ridge” three years ago at age 69. Six novels and a book of poetry later, she’s still going strong.
Her books, which are available on Amazon in print and Kindle format, include “Wake-Robin Ridge,” “A Boy Named Rabbit: Wake-Robin Ridge Book 2,” “Harbinger: Wake-Robin Ridge Book 3,” “Swamp Ghosts: A Riverbend Novel,” “Finding Hunter: Riverbend Book 2” and “Summer Magic: Poems of Life & Love.”
The $20 fee includes lunch, tea and a signed copy of Meara’s latest book. Reservations are required; contact Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840 or firstname.lastname@example.org by April 17.