Outdoors writer Paul McHugh booksigning and opening of Bookshelf Stores Inc.new Tahoe City location | SierraSun.com

Outdoors writer Paul McHugh booksigning and opening of Bookshelf Stores Inc.new Tahoe City location

TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212; Paul McHugh, former outdoors writer for The San Francisco Chronicle, presents a reading and signing of his new novel, and#8220;Deadlines,and#8221; at Uncorked Wine Bar, Tahoe City, Dec. 9, 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by Bookshelf Stores Inc., Tahoe City, to celebrate the storeand#8217;s new location, adjacent to Uncorked at the Cobblestone Center, 475 N. Lake Blvd. and#8220;Deadlines,and#8221; billed as and#8220;a novel of murder, conspiracy, and the media,and#8221; is a mystery set in the San Francisco Bay Area in the fall of 2007. In this book, detectives are reporters and the central crime is an effort to grab a gorgeous stretch of California shore. Loosely based on a front-page investigative series McHugh wrote for The Chronicle, and#8220;Deadlinesand#8221; was praised by TV anchor Dan Rather for its hard-nosed news values, and by New York Times best-selling author John Lescroart for its quality as a mystery. This is a chance to support a local author and acquire signed novels for Christmas presents. The reading also represents the debut of a new partnership in mounting cooperative events by Uncorked and the Bookshelf.

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