Southern writers Crouch, Callahan to sign new books

Katie Crouch, author of "Abroad," and Patti Callahan Henry, author of "The Stories We Tell," will appear at Blue Bicycle Books at 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday to celebrate the release of their new books.

Crouch's novel tells the story of a young American on a study-abroad trip to Italy and is inspired in part by Amanda Knox's experiences and trial in Perugia.

Henry's novel tells the story of a powerful Savannah couple whose seemingly ideal lives unravel after a car accident.

Both writers will sign copies of their novels. A reception will include light refreshment.

Mount Pleasant author to sign new paranormal mystery book

Mount Pleasant author Christopher Watson will sign copies of his paranormal murder mystery, "The Handyman," 1-4 p.m. July 6 at Books-a-Million at Northwoods Mall in North Charleston

"The Handyman" is published by Holladay House Publishing and is the first title in the John Wright book series. For more information, visit www.holladayhousepublishing.com.