In Conversation with Tessa Bailey

#1 New York Times Bestselling author Tessa Bailey will discuss her latest novel, The Au Pair Affair, with author Carol Hoenig. Dubbed the “Michelangelo of dirty talk,” by Entertainment Weekly, Tessa writes with spice, spirit, swoon and a guaranteed happily ever after. The Au Pair Affair will be pre-signed but Tessa will take photos with attendees following the discussion and Q&A.

Ticket price of $30 includes an autographed copy of The Au Pair Affair, which will just be released. Call Madison Theatre to secure your seat for this special event to be sure books are available.  (516) 323-4444

Meet Sally Hepworth

Sally Hepworth is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels, including The Good Sister andThe Soulmate. Drawing on the good, the bad and the downright odd of human behavior, Sally writes incisively about family, relationships and identi

ty. Her domestic thriller novels are laced with quirky humor, sass and a darkly charming tone. They are available worldwide in English and have been translated into twenty languages. Sally lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her family and one adorable dog.

Ticket price of $36 includes an autographed copy of this latest novel and light refreshments.


PLEASE NOTE: The literary luncheon with Deborah Goodrich Royce that had been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 18th has been postponed. Anyone who bought a ticket will be reimbursed. We apologize for any inconvenience.



Goodrich-Royce who will be discussing Reef Road, her latest psychological thriller that publishes in January and explores the psychology of criminals and their victims, while drawing from real-life events that happened before she was born.

Deborah Goodrich Royce is the author of the widely praised psychological thrillers Ruby Falls (2021) and Finding Mrs. Ford (2019). A former film and television actress, she is remembered by soap opera fans for her role of Silver Kane, sister of the legendary Erica Kane, on ABC-TV’s All My Children. She later worked as a story editor for Miramax Films and was instrumental in the development of such films as Emma and A Wrinkle in Time. With her husband, Chuck, she restored the Avon Theatre in Stamford, Conn., which now operates as a not-for-profit dedicated to independent, classic, foreign, and documentary films and hosts lectures from film luminaries including Mira Nair, Richard Gere, and Chloe Sevigny.

The ticket price of $50.00 includes luncheon with dessert and beverage, and an autographed copy of Reef Road. This event will be held in Molloy University’s Larini Room in the Public Square Building.