July Author Events

FASTER | NEAL BASCOMB
Thursday,  July 23 | 5:00 PM 
Virtual Venue Hosted by the Lewes Public Library 

As Nazi Germany launched its campaign of racial terror and pushed the world toward war, a challenge to Hitler’s dominance at the iconic Grand Prix auto circuit was mounted by three unlikely collaborators: Rene Dreyfus, a former top driver who had been all but banned by the mid-1930s because he was Jewish; Charles Weiffenbach, head of the struggling automaker Delahaye; and Lucy Schell, racing enthusiast and daughter of an American multi-millionaire. Their remarkable success was a feat akin to African American runner Jesse Owens’ triumph at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

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BEHELD | TARASHEA NESBIT 
Thursday, July 30 | 5:00 PM 
Virtual Venue Hosted by the Lewes Public Library 

Ten years after the Mayflower Pilgrims established a colony based on the dream of religious freedom, Plymouth is led by fervent Puritans who prohibit residents from living, trading, and worshipping as they choose. The arrival of new colonists ratchets up the tension in this mystery novel that reframes the story of the Pilgrims through the previously unheard voices of two women of very different status and means. This is a story about a murder and a trial that asks: whose stories get told over time, who gets believed, and who gets punished?

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