Army paratrooper, brigadier general, school superintendent, secretary of transportation, national security expert and bestselling author of the Jake Mahegan thriller novel series
, A.J. Tata will discuss his novel and share ideas about the writing process.
Book sale and book signing to follow. About the Author
A.J. (Tony) Tata's novel, Besieged
, was a national bestseller and his newest release, Direct Fire
, will be released on December 26, 2017. His fifth novel, Foreign & Domestic
was a finalist for the prestigious literary Barry Award for best thriller.
A former army paratrooper and brigadier general who served as the Superintendent of Wake County Public Schools and the Secretary of Transportation of North Carolina after retiring from the military, he is now the national security expert for One America News Network and a frequent guest commentator on Fox News and CNN.
Tony lives in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina and can often be found 100 yards offshore by Crystal Pier on his surfboard.
For more information, visit his website
.About the Series
To inspire readers and writers and to encourage the love of reading, the Westerville Public Library (often in partnership with the Westerville Library Foundation
) has committed to bringing engaging and inspiring authors to the Westerville and Central Ohio community.View the full 2018 schedule