Author Luncheon


Fall Author Luncheon

Friday, November 8, 2019, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the MountainView Ballroom

Guest Author:  C. J. Shane

Luncheon tickets are on sale at the SaddleBrooke HOA2 Administration office. If you are buying tickets for a group, plan to bring one check for the full amount, or pay for all tickets with a single credit card. Tickets also may be purchased online at Tickets are $29 each.

C.J. Shane is a writer and visual artist in Arizona. Shane has degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Kentucky. She has worked as a professional newspaper journalist, academic reference librarian, ESL teacher and freelance writer. Shane is the author of eight nonfiction books and numerous magazine and newspaper articles. Her first fiction book, Desert Jade: A Letty Valdez Mystery (11-2017) was a 2018 finalist for Best Suspense-Thriller novel, New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Her most recent Letty Valdez Mystery is Dragon’s Revenge (11-2018) and a third Letty Valdez Mystery, Daemon Waters, will be published in August, 2019.  Shane frequently writes about art and environmental topics as well as her experiences living and working in China and Mexico. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Arizona Mystery Writers, the International Book Publishers Association, and Paperworks: Sonoran Collection of Paper and Book Artists. Her artwork is exhibited nationally and internationally. When not writing or painting, she likes to grow vegetables in her desert garden and accompany the family dog, Sunday, on long walks.

Menu choices:

Turkey Club Sandwich on sourdough bread:  sliced smoked turkey breast, Applewood smoked bacon, crisp butter lettuce, sliced fresh tomato and mayonnaise.  Served with garden greens and a choice of ranch or balsamic dressing.

Penne Pasta with herb-roasted chicken, zucchini, yellow squash, red onion and Roma tomatoes. (This dish can be made vegetarian).

Dessert will be assorted dessert bars (3 per person)

Use the reservation form for planning group reservations.

Download the printable flyer about the luncheon.