Rose Hill Author Series: Dana Ridenour, author of Below the Radar
The Rose Hill Author Series is a partnership between the Pat Conroy Literary Center, the Rose Hill Readers book club, and Oak Terrace at Rose Hill to highlight the exceptional stories of lowcountry authors in engaging lunchtime discussions. The next Rose Hill Author Series lunch will be held on Tuesday, January 21, beginning at noon and will feature former undercover FBI agent turned thriller novelist Dana Ridenour, author Below the Radar, the third book in the Lexie Montgomery Series.
Hosted by the Rose Hill Readers book club and held at Oak Terrace at Rose Hill (4 Clubhouse Dr., Bluffton), this special literary event is open to the public. Registration for the lunch is $25.00. Menu: chicken pot pie, salad, berry cobbler and soft drinks. Books will be available for sale and signing following the discussion. A portion of the proceeds from this event helps support the year-round educational mission of the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center. Register in advance by Friday, January 17.
ABOUT BELOW THE RADAR
After her last assignment went horribly wrong, everyone tells FBI Special Agent Lexie Montgomery she needs a break. But Lexie is determined to keep going with her undercover work, so when a Dutch constable goes missing, she jumps at the chance.
Along with Blake Bennett, her unfamiliar new partner, Lexie is thrown into the Gathering, a haven for environmental activists planning illegal activity. Its a dangerous situation, but she blends right in--a little too well, Blake thinks. As the pair of them try to get closer to the vanished constable, he begins to suspect that Lexie may be hiding an affinity for the eco-extremists cause.
With her loyalties in question from both sides, Lexie will be forced to prove herself as an undercover agent and as a new recruit for the terrorists cause. But as time starts to run out, staying below the radar may prove harder than shed planned.
ABOUT DANA RIDENOUR
Dana Ridenour is a retired FBI agent and author. She spent most of her career as an FBI undercover operative infiltrating criminal organizations. Dana's first novel, Behind The Mask, is based on her personal experiences working as an undercover agent. Behind The Mask won numerous literary awards and was named one of the best indie books of 2016 by Kirkus Reviews. Beyond The Cabin, the second novel in Dana's FBI undercover series, is set in the South Carolina lowcountry and was awarded the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Award for Best Thriller or Suspense.
Dana's third book, Below The Radar, was released on August 13, 2019 and was awarded the Hal Bernard Memorial Award for best novel presented by the Southeastern Writers Association. Dana lives in Beaufort, South Carolina, where she is working on her fourth novel. Learn more at www.danaridenour.net.
ABOUT THE PAT CONROY LITERARY CENTER
TripAdvisor's top-ranked destination in Beaufort, the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center is located at 905 Port Republic Street in historic downtown and open to the public from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays through Sundays. Winner of the 2019 Civitas Award for Tourism Leadership presented by the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Conroy Center is South Carolina's first affiliate of the American Writers Museum and second American Library Association Literary Landmark. Through its interpretive center, year-round educational programs, and annual literary festival, the Conroy Center preserves and continues the literary legacy of Pat Conroy (1945-2016) as a teacher, mentor, advocate, and friend to readers and writers alike. www.patconroyliterarycenter.org
Oak Terrace at Rose Hill (View)
4 Clubhouse Dr.
Bluffton, SC 29910
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