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Patti Callahan Henry and Kristin Harmel at unWINEd

Join us for an exciting evening at unWINEd Wine & Beer Bar in Punta Gorda with TWO New York Times bestselling authors! Patti Callahan Henry will be in conversation with her pal Kristin Harmel (The Forest of Vanishing Stars), talking about Patti’s new historical novel, The Secret Book of Flora Lea, coming out on May 2.

Our neighbor unWINEd is located at 320 Sullivan Street in Punta Gorda, just around the corner from us in the orange house. This will be a private event and the wine bar will be closed to the public.

This is an indoor ticketed event. One ticket per attendee. Your ticket will include a signed hardcover copy of The Secret Book of Flora Lea, one glass of premium wine or beer (or non-alcoholic beverage), and an assortment of delicious tapas created by Chef Luis. There will be a cash bar available for additional beverages.

Purchase tickets online via Eventbrite here or in the store.


When a woman discovers a rare book that has connections to her past, long-held secrets about her missing sister and their childhood spent in the English countryside during World War II are revealed.

Patti Callahan Henry is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of several novels, including Surviving Savannah and Becoming Mrs. Lewis. She is the recipient of the Christy Award, the Harper Lee Award for Alabama's Distinguished Writer of the Year, and the Alabama Library Association’s Award for Book of the Year. A full-time author and mother of three, she lives in Alabama and South Carolina with her family.

Kristin Harmel is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels including The Forest of Vanishing Stars, The Book of Lost Names, and The Winemaker’s Wife. Her books have been translated into more than 30 languages and are sold all over the world. She lives in Orlando, Florida.

Both Patti and Kristin are co-creators and co-hosts of the weekly web show and podcast Friends and Fiction.

Date: 05/16/2023
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

320 Sullivan Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
United States