Monday, September 21, 2015

SEAL Legacy Foundation Tampa Bay Book Festival to Take Place on November 7

Event to support the nation’s elite warriors will feature some of the country’s most esteemed novelists

TAMPA, Florida – On November 7, 2015, some of the nation’s most esteemed novelists will join together for a special event in support of the nation’s elite warriors.  The SEAL Legacy Foundation Tampa Bay Book Festival will take place on November 7, 2015 at the Westin Tampa Harbour Hotel (725 South Harbour Island Boulevard; Tampa, FL 33602).

This one-day special event will feature a spectacular lineup of some of the world’s most beloved mystery, thriller, and suspense novelists, including: Brian Andrews, Kathleen Antrim, Grant Blackwood, Eric Blehm, Ethan Cross, Lorenzo Carcaterra, Kieran Crowley, Simon Gervais, Heather Graham, John Gilstrap, Andrew Gross, Anderson Harp, Mark Greaney, Don Mann, Jon Land, Ward Larsen, Chuck Pfarrer, Tom Shea, AJ Tata, Howard Wasdin, Lis Wiehl, Jeffrey Wilson and Tom Young. 

Award-winning songwriter Dave Turnbull will be on-hand to provide entertainment.  A graduate of the United States Naval Academy Prep School and Virginia Tech University, Turnbull has penned such #1 songs as "Lucky Man" by Montgomery Gentry, "The Boys Of Fall" by Kenny Chesney, "Old Alabama" and "Anything Like Me" both of which were recorded by Brad Paisley.

The SEAL Legacy Foundation Tampa Bay Book Festival event includes a multi-author book signing as well as a VIP Author Reception.  Murder on the Beach Books will serve as the festival’s official bookseller. The bookstore opens at 2:00 PM followed by the book signing from 3:00 until 6:00 PM with the VIP Author Reception following from 6:30 PM until 9:00 PM.

An extraordinary event benefiting an extraordinary cause, the book festival will raise funds and awareness for the SEAL Legacy Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing support for families of wounded and fallen United States Navy SEALs, educational assistance for SEALs and their families, and other charitable causes benefiting the SEAL community.

A limited number of tickets for the SEAL Legacy Foundation Tampa Bay Book Festival are available for purchase by visiting:  Tickets are $125 for the author signing and VIP Author Reception of $25 for the author signing only. 

Members of the news media wishing to request additional information are asked to contact Maryglenn McCombs by phone:  (615) 297-9875, or by email:

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