Meet Mary Jo Putney

Harford County Public Library/Romance Author Fest

  • Dates: February 1, 2024
  • Location: Abingdon Branch HCPL
  • Address: 2510 Tollgate Parkway, Abingdon, MD 21009
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Price: Free admission

New York Times bestselling-author Mary Jo Putney headlines Harford County Public Library’s Romance Author Fest with a Meet the Author event on Thursday, February 1, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Abingdon Library, 2510 Tollgate Road in Abingdon.

Putney will be joined in conversation to discuss her new book, “Silver Lady.” Putney has written more than 40 books, which are known for their psychological depth and unusual subject matter. Seven of her books have been named by Library Journal among the year’s top five romances while three have been included among the Top Ten Romances of the Year by Booklist. After the conversation, Putney will be signing her books, which may be purchased prior to the event from a local bookstore or on Amazon. Seating for the Meet the Author event is limited. Register in advance at With thanks to Kensington Books, the first 100 customers who register and attend the event will receive a free copy of “Silver Lady.” 

The Romance Author Fest begins with an author meet-and-greet and book signing from 4 to 6 p.m. featuring Maryland-based romance authors. Among the authors are Christi Barth, Cheryl Barton, Anna Bennett, M.K. Hale, Nonna Henry, Mona Shroff, Rebecca Rivard, MC Vaughn, Jennifer Vido and Kristie Wolf. Advanced registration for this part of the festival is not required. For the most updated listing of authors, visit

Sign Up for Our Newsletter