Anne Perry

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Friends at Nonprofit of the Year Dinner
Audience for Peter Fischer
Brad Herzog, April 17
Reception for Life Members and Benefactors
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Anne Perry
Period Costume at Anne Perry Event
Bookworks at the Anne Perry Event
My Half of the Sky
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News From the PG Library Friends

"Murder, She Wrote" Scriptwriter and Producer Just Won't Quit
Peter Fischer

by Dorothy Vriend

Pacific Grove resident Peter Fischer loves to talk about the television series, Murder, She Wrote, which he was involved in as cocreator and executive producer from 1984 to 1991. He calls himself the luckiest guy on the planet because he got to do what he loved—write scripts and work with creative types like Angela Lansbury.

He’s still doing what he loves—creating mysteries and solving them—with his Hollywood Murder Mysteries. Fischer, 78, discussed his work—both the television series and the literature—at a Meet the Author event June 19...

Pacific Grove's Nonprofit of the Year
Susan Steele receiving commendations for the Friends.

On June 7, the Friends of the Pacific Grove Library was honored as Pacific Grove’s nonprofit of the year at the Chamber’s annual awards ceremony at the Hotel Clement on Cannery Row. Friends board members Camille Liscinsky, Diane Grindol, and Cindie Farley were in attendance as board president Susan Steele accepted the following commendations: County of Monterey Certificate of Recognition; California Assembly Certificate of Recognition; California Senate Certificate of Recognition; City of Pacific Grove Certificate of Recognition; and Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition. In...

An Evening in Tribute to the Human Spirit
Meet the Author, Brad Herzog

On April 17, PG’s own Brad Herzog spoke at the Pacific Grove Library about his most recent books, My Mantelpiece and Francis and Eddie. The two are diverse in content, but connected by a common thread that runs through Herzog’s work. A thread that also wraps around his stories in such a way that you feel like you’ve been presented with a heartfelt gift. It’s his tribute to the real-life heroes he’s crossed paths with in his travels through life.

My Mantelpiece, the memoir of Carolyn Goodman,...

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