Cassandra King pictured here with JoAnne Ellingson (L)

spoke to an enthralled audience at

the first Books & Bites Author’s luncheon at the

Lake Lure Inn. She spoke about her latest book

“Moonrise” and a new collection of her late husband

Pat Conroy’s writings called “Lowcountry Heart”

She also reflected on her life with Pat during their

18 year marriage.


Books & Bites is a series of five author luncheons

this year to benefit the Friends of the Mountains

                  Branch Library. Our next luncheon features Kristy

Woodson Harvey with her book “Slightly South of

Simple on Tuesday, May 2nd at the Lake Lure Inn.