Adam Ardrey: Adam has written extensively about Merlin and King Arthur. He is the author of Finding Merlin: The Truth Behind the Legend of the Great Arthurian Mage. Adam joins us on Saturday 23rd September at 7.30pm to read from his other novel Finding Arthur: The True Origins of The Once and Future King. Prepare to be dazzled by Adam's recounting of a story we think we are all familiar with but which may well surprise you. Arthur didn't only leave his mark in Scotland, he made an impact in Benderloch too.
Adam is a scholar, attorney and writer.
Tickets £8 Bar opens 7pm
This author is sponsored by The Lochnell Arms Hotel, North Connel.
Kathleen Anderson: Kathleen's book, Sweaty Hugs, explores how free fitness is changing lives. Covering everything from mental health to community building, homesickness to belonging, it will make you laugh, cry and inspire you to get your trainers on and find some free fitness.
Kathleen joins us on Sunday 24th September at 2pm Tickets £8
This author is sponsored by Outside Edge, Oban.
Lindsay Campbell: Lindsay is best known for her book Ane Compact of Villany: The History of Argyll's Outlawed Gang, which sheds light on a turbulent and colourful period of Scottish history, closely examining the politics and social structure of 17th-century Argyll.
Lindsay reads from her book and will give us a snippet or two from her forthcoming book which details more acts of crime, one at least, which happened a little too close for comfort to The Reading Room!
Join Lindsay Campbell on Saturday 30th September at 2 pm.
This author is sponsored by Perle Hotel, Oban.
Graeme H. Pagan.
Graeme H. Pagan: Graeme is the author of the book Once Bitten, Twice Fined. This lively book is an account of Graeme's encounters and experiences in over forty years of legal practice in Oban.Graeme will read from his, often hilarious, memoirs and will be joined by Alison Pringle with whom he co-wrote Don't Mention The Coal Scuttle a book about dealing with bereavement. He and Alison will explain how and why this book came about and how it has helped them and countless others deal with the loss of a loved one."Don't be put off by the subject matter," says Graeme, "you'd be surprised by how much humour there is in the situation AND the book!"
Graeme and Alison close the festival on Saturday 30th September at 7.30pm
Tickets £8 Bar opens 7pm
This author is sponsored by Fusion Marine, Barcaldine.