Bob Brill's "Lancer" Reading, Q&A, Booksigning

Peregrine Book Company Presents
5:30 pm | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13

Hero of the West:
The Prescott Affair

Reading, Q&A, Booksigning
Award winning journalist and author, Bob Brill will discuss and sign his newest novel.

About the Book

Set in 1880’s Prescott, the book details the first adventure in the Lancer; Hero of the West series. Lancer is a well-educated, straight shooting, honest gun-for-hire in the American West of the 1880's. He's a good guy, respectful of women and a man with a mysterious past. Living in Tombstone he mixes well with the real life characters of the day including Wyatt Earp. A crime solving hero with a sweet tooth, he takes on a missing persons case in Prescott, Arizona, in this, first-in-a-series tale of adventure and greed.

About the Authorconrad storad

Brill, a veteran of over 40 years in broadcast and print journalism, got his start in Prescott in 1972 when he became the night disc jockey at KNOT Radio. He also wrote a sports column for the then Prescott Courier. From there he went on to Los Angeles and in 1985 became a National Correspondent for the UPI Radio Network. He later became the L.A.-based bureau chief. He worked in other industries but maintained his love of radio. He is currently a news anchor at KNX 1070 News Radio (CBS Radio) in L.A.

One of his claims to fame, unfortunately, is he was attacked and beaten while filing a report to NBC Radio during the L.A riots in 1992. His iconic radio broadcast is heard on many videos as an the audio of the riots. Few people remember his name when they use it but the sound is unmistakable. Bob is also considered an expert in international news as well as sports memorabilia and trading cards.

As an author he has published four books. His first, from Schiffer Publishing, will be made into a major motion picture – Fan Letters to a Stripper; A Patti Waggin Tale, details the life of 1950’s burlesque queen, Patti Waggin and her husband Don Rudolph, a major league pitcher. His other books are, No Barrier; How the Internet Destroyed the World Economy, and Al Kabul; Home Grown Terrorist.

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Event date: 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 5:30pm

Event address: 

219A North Cortez
86302 Prescott