2017 First Fridays kick off on April 7 in Downtown Manteo! First Fridays feature live music throughout town, art show openings, book signings, restaurant specials, later shop hours and more! Downtown Books is pleased to be hosting a book launch celebrating local writer Mary Ellen Riddle's new release from Arcadia Press- Outer Banks Shipwrecks: Graveyard of the Atlantic. Mary Ellen has been writing on and about the Outer Banks for many years. She is currently the education curator at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras.

Outer Banks Shipwrecks: Graveyard of the Atlantic Cover Image
ISBN: 9781467124102
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - April 3rd, 2017

I've got two great blind dates this time! Blind Date #1 is a novella by one of today's hottest authors... a quick read that will stay with you about the last days of a man's long life. Beautifully written, heart-warming and wrenching, this book is unforgettable, one you will re-read and surely pass along.