Press Release for Thursday, September 21, 2006

Bestselling Author Nora Roberts Speaks at UNF

Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
(904) 620-2102

The University of North Florida Women’s Center, Books-A-Million, Inc. and UNF Continuing Education’s Lifelong Learning Institute have partnered to bring New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts to the UNF campus on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 pm at the University Center.

Roberts will be visiting the First Coast to promote her latest release “Born in Death.” She will be speaking about her new book and participating in a question-and-answer session, moderated by First Coast News Anchor Donna Hicken, followed by a book signing with Roberts.

Roberts is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 160 novels, including “Memory in Death,” “Remember When,” ”Blue Smoke” and “Northern Lights.” She is also the author of 23 suspense novels; three collections of short stories; a historical novel, “Mount Vernon Love Story;” and a memoir, “Kitchen Privileges.” There are more than 280 million copies of her books in print worldwide, with over 80 million in print in the United States alone.

For more information about this event, contact Brian Dunmire or Dr. Annabel Brooks, UNF Women’s Center, at (904) 620-2528.