Author Cassandra King to make Lowcountry appearances

Cassandra King, whose new novel “Moonrise” was released Tuesday by Maiden Lane Press, will be signing books at four Lowcountry venues this weekend.

“Moonrise” is inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s “Rebecca,” a gothic melodrama. It is King’s fifth novel, her first since “Queen of Broken Hearts” in 2008.

King is married to writer Pat Conroy and lives in Beaufort. She will make the following appearances:

Litchfield Books Moveable Feast, a literary luncheon, 11 a.m. Friday, Pawley’s Plantation, 70 Tanglewood Dr., Pawley’s Island. Call Tom Warner at 237-2742 for information, or visit www.classatpawleys.com/feast.php.

Barnes & Noble at Towne Centre in Mount Pleasant, 7 p.m. Friday, 1716 Towne Centre Way. For more information call Patti Morrison at 237-2742.

Blue Bicycle Books, an author luncheon at Hall’s Chophouse that includes fellow author Mary Alice Monroe, noon Saturday, 434 King St., Charleston. Tickets are $30. For more information visit http://bluebicyclebooks.com or call 722-2666.

McIntosh Book Shoppe in Beaufort, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, 917 Bay St. For more information call Wilson McIntosh at 524-1119.

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