Mystery, Archeology, FBI and Romance; American Assoc. of University Women Long Beach Host “Most Deadly”
2011-10-03 · By Editor
American Association of University Women Long Beach will hold their Third Annual Luncheon Most Deadly on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the Old Ranch Country Club, 3901 Lampson Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740. Proceeds benefit fellowships and research and project grants to women seeking education to better their lives. Aileen G. Baron, Bob Hamer and Dorothy Howell will talk about their mysterious characters featuring archaeology, FBI and a little romance. Members and guests will meet the authors beginning at 11:00 a.m. with “Luncheon Most Deadly” served at 12 Noon.
The public is invited to attend this gala event. RSVP’s are being accepted by Sharon Westafer, P.O/ Box 291, Seal Beach, CA 90740, 562-493-4749 before October 8, 2011. Cost is $60.00 and includes luncheon, program, silent auction, book sales and signing.
Aileen G. Baron has spent her life unearthing the treasures and secrets left behind by previous civilizations. As a professor in the Department of Anthropology at California State University Fullerton, she has travelled all over the world conducting fieldwork. Her mysteries in the Lily Sampson series include: A Fly Has A Hundred Eyes and The Torch of Tangier, featuring an American archaeologist working in the Middle east during WWII. The third archaeological mystery, The Gold Of Thrace, is a stand-alone mystery. Her latest novel, The Scorpion’s Bite, is another in the Lily Samson series.
Bob Hamer spent twenty-six years as a “street agent” for the FBI in assignments lasting anywhere from one day to three years. He has successfully posed as a drug dealer, contract killer, fencer, degenerate gambler, weapons dealer, and white-collar criminal. He received numerous awards throughout his career including the FBI Director’s Award for Distinguished Service. He has appeared on several TV talk shows and has been a technical advisor for “The Inside”, “Angela’s Eyes”, and two episodes of “Law & Order”. His books include Target Down (soon to be a movie). Enemies Among Us:A Thriller; and a non-fiction memoir: The Last Undercover.
Dorothy Howell currently writes for two major New York publishing houses, in two genres, under two names. She’s sold 28 novels. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages, with sales approaching 3 million copies worldwide. Dorothy writes the hilarious Haley Randolph mystery series available in hardcover from Kensington Books. She also writes historical romance novels for Harlequin Silhouette, under the pen name Judith Stacy. Dorothy is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and Romance Writers of America.
AAUW Membership is open to those with an AA degree or higher. To learn more about membership in AAUW, please go to www.aauw-longbeach.org.