My giveaways were in custom handmade bags from Beth's Bagz at










More Mary Burton giveaways stuffed in a Beth's Bagz creation.













A record number 400 readers and authors attended this year's event.











Readers surprised Lori Foster with a cake celebrating her 15 years as a writer.











The cake was delicious and it went fast!













MB with Lori Foster.

Author Ann Christopher and MB hosted an Intimate Chat with readers.

Just for fun...cutouts of some of Lori Foster's characters!