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August 10, 2010

The Book Works, Monday August 23rd, 7:00 Pm. Know about the Return to Treasure Island event in detail.

The Book Works, Monday August 23rd, 7:00 Pm.

"A first-class sequel to the original. Woods has skillfully brought us back into the life of Jim Hawkins in the most successful way imaginable.”
— LeVar Burton, PBS’ Reading Rainbow

“The adventures are just as wild, and Jim’s heart is as stout and his wit as quick as ever.”
— Jack Butler, Award-Winning Author and Poet

The Event
The Book Works proudly presents author John O’Melveny Woods. On Monday, August 23rd, at 7:00pm.  Woods and trained actors will give a dramatic reading from his adventure novel Return to Treasure Island. There will be time for Q&A and a book signing will follow. This event is free to the public.

The Book
Three years after his triumphant return from Treasure Island, Jim Hawkins learns that Long John Silver has been captured and sentenced to hang. Jim's fateful decision to help Silver propels them into a dangerous search for the greatest treasure of all time The Pharaoh's Gold. A cryptic map, secret codes and puzzling clues all lead back to Treasure Island where courage, cunning, and mutual trust are the only weapons that can save Hawkins and Silver from a horrific death and help them in their quest to find the treasure.

The Author
John O’Melveny Woods is a successful entrepreneur who attended USC Film School, and has written numerous television shows, screenplays, articles, and non-fiction books. Return to Treasure Island is his first book; his second Jesse James Secret: Codes, Cover-Ups and Hidden Treasure is the basis for the History Channel’s highest rated show, and is due out Fall 2010. He lives in Leucadia, California.
The Location
The Book Works is located just east of I-5 at Via de la Valle: in the Flower Hill Mall, on the 2nd level, next to Pannikin Coffee & Tea. 2670 Via de la Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014. (858) 755 3735.