Celebrate Bastille Day Under the Guillotine with J.C. Sutton at Ocean County Library Tuckerton Branch

June 22, 2022

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Tuckerton Branch is pleased to host award-winning author J.C. Sutton, 2 PM Thursday, July 14. The Tuckerton resident will sign copies of her new novel Under the Guillotine: A Tale of Two Royals.

Under the Guillotine highlights the friendship of Marie Antoinette and Louisa, Princess of Lamballe, whose memoirs inspired the historical fiction saga. It follows the women from their teen years to the Revolution that took their lives before they turned 40 years of age.

The National Magazine Award nominee has written for Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Writer’s Digest, Good Housekeeping, New Jersey Outdoors, and other publications. Her novel Beau & Eros was recognized in the 2020 Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards.

A significant contributor to the Tuckerton Branch’s recent online series, “Poems Inspired by Paintings,” she is the founder of WordsWorth Publications and a volunteer at Tuckerton Seaport and the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Registration at www.theoceancountylibrary.org is required for this free program. For more information, visit the Branch, 380 Bay Avenue, or call (609) 296-1470.

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