Downtown store to host events featuring local authors

A series of events featuring local authors is planned for Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction. The events run from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the store, located at 439 Main St.

The June 19 event will feature Jan Weeks, the author of “Season of Evil,” “Season of Dreams” and “The Secret of Spring Hollow” as well as Patricia Martin, author of “Stepping Stones” and “A Meadowlark Calling.”

The June 26 event will feature Carroll Multz, the author of “The Chameleon,” “The Devil’s Scribe” and “Shades of Innocence” as well as Judy Blevin, author of “Double Jeopardy” and “Swan Song.”

Other local authors interested in participating in the Off The Shelf program are encouraged to contact Crystal Books and Gifts. For more information, call 242-5181 or visit the website located at