Local Author Discussion & Book Signing

Join local author Lorraine Rocco on Saturday, December 12th at 2:00 pm as she discusses her new book that takes place in LBI, Secrets of the Heart. You may register for this program by calling the library at 856-983-1444 or by visiting our online calendar.

During her talk, the author will

•  talk about the themes of the novel
•  show photos of the LBI locations: Barnegat Light House, Terrace Tavern, etc.
•  discuss the life of a writer – successes and failures
•  discuss self-publishing (The Years Gone Bye) versus signing a contract with a publisher (Secrets of the Heart)

    About the book:
    Secrets of the Heart . . . a web of love and lies on LBI. The story of Luke and Delia, and of Luke’s wicked mother Lizzie, whose vicious lies temporarily separate them. Delia and Luke meet again and marry but Delia guards a secret that explodes when Luke has a heart transplant. Lizzie discovers Delia’s secret and the fireworks begin…

    About the author:
    Lorraine Rocco is a former elementary school teacher in Maple Shade and is a current Park House Guide at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. As a journalist, she has published more than 50 articles in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Among her writing credits are four First Place Awards at the Philadelphia Writer’s Conference and an Honorable Mention for Special Subject Writing in a New Jersey Press Association contest. Her first book, The Years Gone Bye, was published in June 2008. A mother of two and grandmother of four, she makes her home in Marlton.


    One Response to Local Author Discussion & Book Signing

    1. Marlton NJ says:

      Thank you for having Lorraine at the library. I always enjoy reading Lorraine’s articles in the Inquirer (along with her books)and it was great to have a chance to meet her.

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