Start: 5:30 pm
Colfax Avenue: Nearly ten years after a U.S.-led invasion toppled the government of Saddam Hussein, Iraq is still in the process of maintaining itself as a stable, self-governing nation. Since the U.S. military formally ended its mission in December, 2011, Iraq has experienced an uptick in sectarian and ethnic violence. Join Active Minds as we look at the path for Iraq to stand on its own, as well as the strategic role that the new Iraq plays in the region. PDF of the Active Minds Lecture Series.
Start: 7:30 pm
Highlands Ranch: Colorado author and Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers “Writer of the Year” nominee Jeanne Stein will read from and sign Haunted (Ace), the newest addition to her Anna Strong vampire bounty hunter series. Anna’s shape-shifting friend Culebra finally opens up to her about his life before he owned his bar catering to supernatural clientele. As if summoned by the conversation, Culebra’s past stumbles into the bar in the form of an old buddy cashing in a favor. Soon Anna, Culebra and her ex, DEA agent Max, find themselves deep in Mexico, dealing with drug cartel infighting, old vendettas and missing girls. Mexico just may prove to be Anna’s most difficult case yet! Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: firstname.lastname@example.org Jeanne Stein’s website