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Historical Romance Great Book Exhibition

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Historical Romance Great Book Exhibition


Mission Inn Hotel and Spa

Start Date/Time

9/15/2018 1:00 PM

End Date/Time

9/15/2018 3:30 PM

Type of Event

Special Events


Renee Bernard,,, 530-391-7819


Authors and readers of historical romance join to step back in time with the books they love.

Sept 15, 1:00-3:30pm As part of Historical Romance Retreat, the Retreat will host a Great Book Exhibition book signing and historical fair that is FREE and open to the public.

The Great Book Exhibition will feature a roster of 38 New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors, including such internationally-renowned names as Victoria Alexander, Virginia Heath, Elizabeth Hoyt, and Sabrina Jeffries, as well as three L.A. area best-selling authors Kathryn Lynn Davis, Anthea Lawson, and Kathryn Le Veque.

Our authors, many in period costume, look forward to meeting and taking selfies with fans, autographing books, and giving away bookmarks and other free goodies. An exclusive HRR tote bag will be given FREE to the first 50 people in line, and every attendee will be entered to win an exclusive gift basket of books and historically-themed gifts. This is a rare opportunity for L.A. fans of historical romance and fiction to meet their favorite authors all in one place and with no entrance fee (something standard at most book conference signings). 

“Books are a huge part of my life and walking into the Great Book Exposition was like walking into a room full of friends. Very welcoming authors!” — Morgan Perry, reader from Missouri 

“I want to meet every single reader who comes to this conference. That’s the magic of HRR — you get real face-to-face time with authors and other readers who are as passionate about this genre as you are, all while immersing yourself in a truly historic hotel and experience. It’s a conference like no other.” — Karen Hawkins, author from Massachusetts 

Our 38 Great Book Exhibition authors: Victoria Alexander, Annabelle Anders, Jennifer Ashley, K.C. Bateman, Renee Bernard, Josephine Blake, Katherine Bone, Kerrigan Byrne, Christy Carlyle, Gina Danna, Kathryn Lynn Davis, Elizabeth Essex, Sherry Ewing, Anna Harrington, Karen Hawkins, Virginia Heath, Elizabeth Hoyt, Kristi Ann Hunter, Amy Jarecki, Sabrina Jeffries, Wendy LaCapra, Laura Landon, Anthea Lawson, Jade Lee, Kathryn Le Veque, Sue London, Alanna Lucas, Deb Marlowe, Amanda McCabe, May McGoldrick, Hildie McQueen, Meara Platt, Stella Riley, Sonja Rouillard, Lauren Smith, Ava Stone, Caroline Warfield, and Mary Wine. 

A few tickets remain for the full HRR Registration on our website, and readers that want to start interacting with authors ahead of the Great Book Exhibition can join the online event group at 

Cost: Free

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