Includes ALL events on Friday, September 15th, Saturday September 16th and Sunday, September 17th, EXCEPT TOURS. Featuring: various panels on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, full descriptions, panelists, and times to come; the Sweet Mardi Gras dessert reception and cocktail party featuring live music, complimentary custom-made desserts, coffee, tea, and a complimentary goody bag with books and swag; the "Big Easy" full dinner and dessert with reception afterward. Bring your appetite for food and fun. Wear your favorite costume for a chance to win our Best Costume contest. Make sure you stay until the end on Saturday night to see if you will be the grand prize winner of a $100.00 Murder By The Book gift card, PLUS 90 minute early access to the group signing on Saturday before it opens to the public.