EVENT SCHEDULE

2017

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RELEASE PARTIES (Socialize afterwards at a release party - complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.)
July 1:
MARYLAND - Rockville (Rockville Barnes & Noble at noon, party at Miller's Ale House)
July 8:
WASHINGTON - Silverdale (Kitsap Mall Barnes & Noble at noon, party at Yacht Club Broiler)
July 22:
FLORIDA - Melbourne (West Melbourne Barnes & Noble at noon, party at La Vela)

BOOKS & BEER (Socialize afterwards at a nearby pub - the beer’s on me!)
June 27:
VIRGINIA - Richmond (The Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m., social at Sine Irish Pub & Restaurant)
July 1:
MARYLAND - Annapolis (Annapolis Barnes & Noble at 6 p.m., social at Chesapeake Brew Pub)
July 2:
VIRGINIA - Fairfax (Fair Lakes Promenade Barnes & Noble at 2 p.m., social at Dogfish Head Ale House)
July 9:
WASHINGTON - Seattle (Northgate Mall Barnes & Noble at 2 p.m., social at Ram Restaurant & Brewery)
July 15:
GEORGIA - St. Marys (St. Marys Submarine Museum Fundraiser, 6 p.m., reception at museum)
July 16:
FLORIDA - Jacksonville (St. Johns Town Center Barnes & Noble at 2 p.m, social at Blackfinn Ameripub)
July 23:
FLORIDA - Tampa (213 N Dale Mabry Barnes & Noble at 2 p.m., social at Press Box Sports Emporium)
July 29:
HAWAII - Honolulu (Al Moana Barnes & Noble at noon, social at Mai Tai Bar)
Aug 10: CONNECTICUT - Groton/Mystic (Bank Square Books at 6:30 p.m., the wine and beer will be there!)
Aug 12:
RHODE ISLAND - Middletown (Barnes & Noble at 5:30 p.m., social at Newport Storm Brewery)
Aug 19:
CALIFORNIA - San Diego (Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore at 2 p.m., social at Balboa's Tap House)
Aug 20:
CALIFORNIA - Los Angeles/Orange (Book Carnival at 2 p.m., social at Provisions Market)
Aug 26:
VIRGINIA - Virginia Beach (4485 Virginia Beach Blvd Barnes & Noble) at noon, social at Yard House)
Oct 14:
FLORIDA - Vero Beach (Vero Beach Book Center at 1 p.m., social at Carrabbas Italian Grill)

BOOK FESTIVALS & FUNDRAISERS
April 23: MARYLAND - Kensington Day of the Book Festival - Kensington (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
May 20: MARYLAND - Gaithersburg Book Festival (Panel at 12:15 p.m.)
July 20: WASHINGTON, D.C. - Navy Yard (Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Fundraiser 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Oct 11: VIRGINIA - Fall for the Book Festival (Oakton Library - 7 p.m.)

OTHER EVENTS
June 27: VIRGINIA - ABC Morning News - WRIC 8-news / Richmond (9 a.m.)
June 29: MARYLAND - Radio Interview - WNAV / Annapolis (8:35 a.m.)
Aug 13: MASSACHUSETTS - Guest Speaker for USNSCC 7 Zulu Squadron
OCT 1: PENNSYLVANIA - Guest Speaker for Amphibious Ships Reunion
Oct 11: FLORIDA - Guest Speaker for USS Spinax Reunion (Daytona Beach)
Oct 14: FLORIDA - Guest Speaker for Navy Birthday Ball (Palm Beach Navy League)
Oct 19-21: MARYLAND - Book Signing at the U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen Store
Oct 26: NEW ORLEANS - Guest Speaker for USS Kamehameha Reunion
Nov 2: VIRGINIA - Book Signing at the Naval Submarine League Symposium
Nov 4: GEORGIA - Guest Speaker at Kings Bay Submarine Veterans of WWII Memorial



2016


RELEASE PARTIES
(supported by Barnes & Noble)
* Ice Station Nautilus signing and reception (complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cocktails) *
June 25:
MARYLAND - Gaithersburg (Bonefish Grill in the Kentlands, noon - 2 p.m.)
June 26: VIRGINIA - Fairfax (Fair Lakes Promenade Barnes & Noble at 2 p.m, reception at Romano's Macaroni Grill)
July 10: WASHINGTON - Silverdale (Yacht Club Broiler, 1 p.m - 3 p.m.)
July 16: RHODE ISLAND - Newport/Middletown (Coddington Brewing Company, noon - 2 p.m.)
Aug 20: FLORIDA - (Merritt Island Barnes & Noble at noon, reception at Sunset Waterfront Grill & Bar in Cocoa Beach)

OTHER SIGNINGS / EVENTS
Apr 2: Literary Orange, Irvine, California (Ships, Subs & SEALs panel, 10:40 - 11:20 a.m.)
May 26-28:
Book signing at U.S. Naval Academy (Midshipmen Store)
June 28:
Book signing at Washington Navy Yard, Town Center (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
July 2: BOOKS & BEER! at Chesapeake Brewing Co in Annapolis, MD (noon - 3 p.m.).
Aug 21: Book signing in The Villages, Florida (Barnes & Noble, 2 p.m.)

GUEST SPEAKING
Mar 3:
West Point Alumni Association meeting, Fort Myers, Virginia
Apr 5: Stonecrest Veterans Club, Summerfield, Florida
May 10: Navy League Eastern Shore Council meeting, Talbot Country Club, Easton, Maryland
May 17: USSVI Bremerton meeting, Bremerton, Washington
May 19: Naval Submarine League luncheon, Bangor, Washington
June 18: USSVI Chesapeake meeting, Bowie, Maryland
Oct 29: Tin Can Sailor / DESA Bull Session, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Dec 3: USSVI Tri-State meeting


2015


Feb 7: Guest speaker at USSVI Tri-State Base (American Legion Post 96, Brunswick, MD - 11 a.m)
Feb 28:
Book Launch & Signing in Rockville, Maryland (Barnes & Noble - Noon)
Feb 28: Book Launch & Signing in Fairfax, Virginia (Barnes & Noble - 5 p.m.)
Mar 7: Book signing in Newport / Middletown, Rhode Island (Barnes & Noble in Middletown Village - 2 p.m.)
Mar 10: Guest speaker at USSVI Keystone Base (Pembroke American Legion - 6 p.m.)
Mar 14: Book signing in Silverdale, Washington (Barnes & Noble in the Kitsap Mall - 2 p.m.)
Mar 21: Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA (OMNI Hotel - 12 p.m.)
Mar 21:
Guest Speaker at USS George Bancroft (SSBN 643) Reunion in Norfolk, Virginia
Mar 28: Book signing in Merritt Island, Florida (Barnes & Noble across from Merritt Square Mall - 3 p.m.)
May 16: Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, Maryland (10 a.m. - Dashiell Hammett Pavilion)
Jun 27: Washington Naval Officer's Spouse Club - Book Club (Springfield, VA Library, 2 p.m.)
Sep 11: Author Panel at USSVI annual convention (Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA - 2 p.m. in Somerset Room)
Oct 1-3: Book signing at U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen Store (8-4 Thursday, 8-3 Friday, 8-12 Saturday)
Oct 9: Guest speaker at USS Sierra (AD-18) reunion in Norfolk (Spirit of Norfolk cruise)
Oct 21: Book signing at Naval Submarine League Symposium (Fairview Park Marriott, Falls Church, VA)
Nov 7: Guest speaker at VP-68 45th Reunion in Patuxent River, MD
Nov 17: National Press Club Book Fair & Author's Night (National Press Club, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C. - 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.)


2014

March 23
: The Trident Deception Launch Party at the U.S. Navy Memorial (Washington, D.C. - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
March 29
: Book signing in Newport / Middletown, Rhode Island (Barnes & Noble in Middletown Village - 2 p.m.)
April 5: Book signing in Bangor/Bremerton, Washington (Barnes & Noble in the Kitsap Mall - 2 p.m.)
April 26: Book signing in Merritt Island, FL (Barnes & Noble across from Merritt Square Mall - 2 p.m.)
May 17: Gaithersburg Book Festival (featured speaker), Gaithersburg, Maryland (see www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org)
May 24: Book signing in Charleston, WV (Books-A-Million in Charleston Town Center - 3 p.m.)
May 29: Guest speaker at USS Kirkpatrick (DD/DE 318) Reunion in Gettysburg, PA
May 31: Calvert Author Festival (featured speaker) , Calvert, MD (10 a.m.) (http://calvert.lib.md.us/author.html)
June 14: Guest speaker & book signing at AMRA national convention, Williamsburg, VA
July 12: Debut Author & book signing at THRILLERFEST in New York City (Debut Author Breakfast - 8 a.m.)
August 18: Guest speaker & book signing at National Association of Destroyer Veterans national convention
August 30: Guest speaker at USS DuPont (DD 941) Reunion in Alexandria, VA
September 10: Guest speaker at USS Saufley (DD 465) Reunion in Gaithersburg, MD
September 18: Guest speaker at USS Gherardi (DD 637) Reunion in Atlantic City, NJ
September 28: Baltimore Book Festival (Author Tent)
October 4: Guest speaker at USS Prairie (AD 15) Reunion in Norfolk, VA
October 16: Guest speaker at Montgomery County MOAA quarterly meeting, MD
October 19: Guest speaker at USS Pompon (SS 267) Reunion in Baltimore, MD
November 8: Military Book Fair aboard USS MIDWAY in San Diego (11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m)




PAST EVENTS

Ice Station Nautilus Signings and Release Parties:

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ISN Release Party - FL Collage


The Trident Deception Launch Party at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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The Trident Deception signing in Rhode Island (Barnes & Noble in Middletown Village)

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The Trident Deception signing in Silverdale, Washington (Barnes & Noble in the Kitsap Mall)

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