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Author Elizabeth Ann Galligan debuts ‘Secrets of the Plumed Saint’ audiobook in ABQ

Author Elizabeth Ann Galligan discusses and signs her cozy award-winning tale of intrigue, “Secrets of the Plumed Saint,” from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Treasure House Books & Gifts, 2012 South Plaza NW in Old Town.

She also will be debuting the new audiobook version of her novel at the event.

IN SANTA FE: Leza Lowitz and Shogo Oketani will sign and read from their book “Jet Black and the Ninja Wind” at 2 today at Garcia Street Books, 376 Garcia St., in Santa Fe. Set in the American Southwest and in the sacred Japanese North Country, the book weaves together the story of Navajo Code Talkers and Japan’s indigenous Emishi tribe.

AT BOOKWORKS: Livia King Blackburne will talk about and sign her book “Midnight Thief” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the bookstore, 4022 Rio Grande NW. Kyra, a highly skilled 17-year-old thief, joins a guild of assassins with questionable motives.

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, Lynn Valverde signs “Sweet Reverence,” in which she shares her true life experience, offering hope and healing in the presence of loss and dying.

Steve Fox presents “Odyssey: Love and Terror in Greece” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7. The story starts in Athens, Greece, where Fox has been assigned during the Vietnam War.

Bookworks hosts a Romance Roundtable with Ryan Winfield, author of “Jane’s Harmony,” who will read from his work and participate on a writing panel with the Land of Enchantment Romance Writers of America. The event is at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9.

AT COLLECTED WORKS: Gary Paul Nabhan will discuss and sign his book “Cumin, Camels and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Collected Works Bookstore and Coffee House, 202 Galisteo St., Santa Fe. He takes the reader on a vivid and far-ranging journey across time and space in a look at the relationship between the spice trade and culinary imperialism.

Willian W. Dunmire, a retired National Park Service naturalist, will talk about his book “New Mexico’s Spanish Livestock Heritage: Four Centuries of Animals, Land and People” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6.

At 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, Santa Fe author Jo-Ann Mapson will sign her new novel, “Owen’s Daughter.” She is the author of 11 novels and a book of short stories. “Owen’s Daughter” is a stand-alone novel that brings back characters from Mapson’s novel “Blue Rodeo” and introduces them to the cast of her “Solomon’s Oak” and “Finding Casey” novels.