Lea Wait

ON THE ROAD 2014

February 3 and 4: Lea Wait will be visiting the Ridge View Community School via Skype.

February 16: Lea will be speaking (as part of the Lincoln County Historical Association’s Winter Lecture Series) on “The Marie Antoinette House: The Legends, the Facts, and the Influence,” at 1 p.m. at the 911 Center in the Lincoln County Courthouse. Copies of her books will be available for purchase and signing.

March 20: Lea will be on a panel re: historical mysteries at the Bestsellers Café, 24 High Street, in Medford, Massachusetts at 6:30 p.m. Other panelists will be Ben and Beth Oak, and Michael Nethercott. Leslie Wheeler will moderate.

March 25: Lea Wait will be speaking with Jim Hayman and Gerry Boyle on a panel at the York Library (Long Sands Road in York, Maine) at 7 p.m. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

April 3: Lea will be having lunch with the readers of the Winter Network in Topsham, and introducing her new book for young people: UNCERTAIN GLORY.

April 4: PUBLICATION DATE UNCERTAIN GLORY

April 5: Lea will be visiting the Children’s Book Cellar at 52 Main Street in Waterville, Maine from 10-12 a.m. and signing copies of her books, including UNCERTAIN GLORY.

April 6: Party to launch UNCERTAIN GLORY! Le Garage Restaurant on Water Street in Wiscasset, from 4-5:30. Refreshments, cash bar, and Lea will speak, briefly. Open to the public -- all invited!  Come and help Lea celebrate her newest book! Copies will be available for purchase and signing.

April 10: Lea will be part of a panel at the Reading Roundup Conference for Maine children’s librarians at the Civic Center in Augusta, Maine. She will also be signing there.

April 12: Lea will be one of the many children’s authors at the Cape Authors Festival in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Festival will be at Cape Elizabeth High School.

April 22: Lea Wait will be speaking at the Wiscasset Public Library about her new book for ages 8-14, UNCERTAIN GLORY, set in 1861 Wiscasset. She’ll bring with her some historical prints that relate to the book, and will have copies available for sale.

May 2-4: Lea will be attending Malice Domestic, a conference celebrating traditional mysteries, held in Bethesda, Maryland.

May 19: Lea will be speaking about her writing and editing at the North Conway Library, North Conway, New Hampshire, at 6:30. Her books will be available for purchase and signing.

May 21: Lea will be speaking with students at the Cascade Brook School in Farmington, Maine, about her book UNCERTAIN GLORY.

June 3: Lea will be making an author visit to the Camden/Rockport Elementary School.

June 6: Lea Wait and author Paul Durham will be at a book fair for the Barrington (NH) Middle School at 4 p.m. at the Barnes and Noble at 45 Gosling Road, Newington, NH 03801. Lea will be signing UNCERTAIN GLORY and her other books for young people.

June 21: 11:30 a.m., Lea will be one of the speakers at the official opening of Wiscasset’s Museum in the Streets Walking Tour, corner of Water and Bradbury Streets, Wiscasset – near the Custom House. At 12:15 the information panel at the Custom House will be unveiled ... followed by a reception (12:15-1:30) at the Wiscasset Yacht Club, across the street.

June 28: Lea will be at the Mainely Murders Bookstore (1 Bourne Street in Kennebunk, Maine) to talk about her SHADOWS OF A DOWN EAST SUMMER with the bookstore’s mystery reading group. Open to the public ... come and join us! 3:30 to (approximately) 5:30 p.m.

July 9: Lea Wait will be speaking at the Rockport (Massachusetts) Public Library at 7 p.m. Her books will be available for purchase and signing.

July 12: Lea will be signing her children’s books from 9-12 and her adult books from 1-4 p.m. at Books in Boothbay, a book festival held at the Railroad Museum on Route 27 in Boothbay, Maine.

July 27: Lea Wait will be speaking about her writing for both children and adults at the Beyond the Sea Shop, 2526 Atlantic Highway (Route 1), Lincolnville, Maine. She will speak from 1-1:30 and then will be signing books until 3 p.m.

July 31: Lea Wait will be speaking about her historical novels for young people at the Jessup Library in Bar Harbor at 10:30 a.m. Her books will be available for purchase and signing.

July 31: Lea will be signing her books from 1 pm-3 pm at Sherman’s in Bar Harbor.

August 7: At 7 p.m. Lea will be speaking at River Arts, 241 Route 1, Damariscotta, Maine, about “Living and Writing in Maine.” Copies of both her mysteries and her historicals set in Wiscasset will be available for purchase and signing.

August 12: Lea will be speaking about her mysteries at 7 p.m. at the Swans Island Educational Society on Swans Island. Earlier that afternoon she will also be speaking about her UNCERTAIN GLORY and Maine in the Civil War (place and time to be announced.)

August 16: Lea will be speaking abut UNCERTAIN GLORY, and the Civil War in Maine, at 12:30 at the Willowbrook Village in Newfield, Maine.

August 20: Lea and her husband Bob Thomas will be at their MAH Antiques booth in the barn at the Maine Antique Dealers’ Association Show at Roundtop on business route one in Damariscotta, Maine. The show will be open from 9 until 4, refreshments will be available, and Lea will have copies of her books available in her booth.

August 23: Lea will be discussing Shadows of a Down East Summer at The Yarn Seller, 264 Route 1, in York, Maine, at 11 a.m. All welcome!

September 2: Lea will be speaking to students at Lincoln Academy in Damariscotta about careers in writing.

September 4: PUBLICATION DATE SHADOWS ON A MAINE CHRISTMAS

September 10: Lea Wait will be speaking about SHADOWS ON A MAINE CHRISTMAS at the Wiscasset Publlc Library on High Street in Wiscasset Maine at 7 p.m. All the books will be available for purchase and signing.

September 13: Lea will be doing a drop-by signing at Twice Told Tales in Flemington, New Jersey.

October 7: Lea Wait will be signing her books at the Authors’ Fair at the Fogg Library in Eliot, Maine, from 5-7 p.m.

October 10-11: Lea will be attending her high school reunion in Glen Ridge, New Jersey

October 11: Lea will be speaking at 1:30 pm about growing up in Glen Ridge and becoming a writer. at the Glen Ridge Public Library, Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

October 21: Lea will be speaking at the Curtis Library in Brunswick about SHADOWS ON A MAINE CHRISTMAS at 7 p.m. Her books will be available for purchase and signing.

November 1: Lea Will be one of the authors and illustrators for children signing at the Sixth Annual Albany Children’s Book Festival, 140 Academy Road, Albany, New York, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

November 2: Lea will be one of the guests on the live-audience Cold River Radio Show in Conway, New Hampshire. (www.coldriverradio.com) Tickets available on-line or at White Birch Books in North Conway, Spice and Grain in Fryeburg, or the J-Town Deli in Jackson, New Hampshire. She will sign books for audience members after the show.

November 8: Lea will be doing a drop-by signing at the Poisoned Pen bookstore in Scottsdale, Arizona.

November 13: Lea will be signing copies of her UNCERTAIN GLORY at the Islandport booth at the Maine Mall in South Portland from 3-5 p.m.

November 21: Lea will be signing her books at Studio 53 (53 Townsend Avenue) in Boothbay Harbor, Maine from 5-8 p.m.

November 22: Lea will be signing her books at Studio 53 (53 Townsend Avenue) in Boothbay Harbor, Maine from 7 a.m.-11 a.m.

November 23: Lea will be signing her books at Studio 53 (53 Townsend Avenue) in Boothbay Harbor, Maine from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

November 28: Lea will be signing her books at the Nobleboro Antiques Exchange, Route 1, in Nobleboro, Maine, from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

November 29: Lea will be volunteering at Maine Coast Books, 158 Main Street in Damariscotta, from 10-5 today as part of “Indies First” day, when authors spend a day helping out at their local bookstores. (Lea would also be happy to sign any of her books if you stop by.)

December 4: Lea will be signing her books at the New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham Street, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts from 6 until 7 p.m. It’s a mystery authors celebration ... over 40 mystery authors will be there between 6 and 8 p.m.

December 5: Lea will be speaking at the Wells’ Library’s “Lunch and Learn” program from noon until 1 p.m at the Wells Public Library in Wells, Maine.

December 5: Lea will be signing SHADOWS ON A MAINE CHRISTMAS and her other books at Camden’s Christmas By The Sea Festival. (Camden, Maine.) She’ll be at Sherman’s from 6-8 p.m.

December 13: Lea will be signing her books at the Maine Coast Book Store, Main Street in Damariscotta, Maine, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

ON THE ROAD 2015

January 12: Lea will be speaking at the Freeport Library in Freeport, Maine, at 6:30 p.m. about her Shadows on a Maine Christmas, Twisted Threads, and Uncertain Glory. Copies of her books will be available for purchase and signing.

January 16: Lea will be signing her books along with other authors at Nerdy Author Night, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Falmouth Elementary School, Falmouth, Maine.

January 24: Lea and Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett will be speaking at the Ellsworth Library at 10:30 a.m. Copies of their books will be available for purchase and signing.

January 28: Lea will be visiting two classes at Kensington Elementary School in New Hampshire via Skype.

April 11: Lea will be attending the Maine Crime Wave, a mystery conference sponsored by Maine Writers and Publishers, in Portland, Maine.

April 26: Lea will be speaking (1-1:55) on “Who is Real? Combining fictional and real characters in historical fiction” at the NESCBWI conference.

May 1-3: Lea will be attending Malice Domestic, a mystery conference in Bethesda, Maryland.

May 6: Lea’s UNCERTAIN GLORY will be the subject of Lincoln Academy’s (Newcastle, Maine) “Books and Brunch.” She’ll be spending the day with those who’ve read her book.

August 19: Lea and her husband will be selling their antique prints at a booth in the barn at the Coastal Maine Antiques Dealers Association at Round Top, business route one, Damariscotta, Maine, from 9 until 4. Lea’s books will also be available for purchase and signing.

August 25: Publication date for THREADS OF EVIDENCE


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