Author Event: John O'melveny Woods Reads From "Return To Treasure Island"

Top Quote The Book Works, Monday August 23rd, 7:00 Pm. Know about the Return to Treasure Island event in detail. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 10, 2010 - "A first-class sequel to the original. Woods has skillfully brought us back into the life of Jim Hawkins in the most successful way imaginable."
    - LeVar Burton, PBS' Reading Rainbow

    "The adventures are just as wild, and Jim's heart is as stout and his wit as quick as ever."
    - Jack Butler, Award-Winning Author and Poet

    The Event
    The Book Works proudly presents author John O'Melveny Woods. On Monday, August 23rd, at 7:00pm. Woods and trained actors will give a dramatic reading from his adventure novel Return to Treasure Island. There will be time for Q&A and a book signing will follow. This event is free to the public.

    The Book
    Three years after his triumphant return from Treasure Island, Jim Hawkins learns that Long John Silver has been captured and sentenced to hang. Jim's fateful decision to help Silver propels them into a dangerous search for the greatest treasure of all time The Pharaoh's Gold. A cryptic map, secret codes and puzzling clues all lead back to Treasure Island where courage, cunning, and mutual trust are the only weapons that can save Hawkins and Silver from a horrific death and help them in their quest to find the treasure.

    The Author
    John O'Melveny Woods is a successful entrepreneur who attended USC Film School, and has written numerous television shows, screenplays, articles, and non-fiction books. Return to Treasure Island is his first book; his second Jesse James Secret: Codes, Cover-Ups and Hidden Treasure is the basis for the History Channel's highest rated show, and is due out Fall 2010. He lives in Leucadia, California.

    The Location
    The Book Works is located just east of I-5 at Via de la Valle: in the Flower Hill Mall, on the 2nd level, next to Pannikin Coffee & Tea. 2670 Via de la Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014. (858) 755 3735.

    Contact Information
    Please list this event! Attached, you'll find the book cover and an author photo. Interested in interviewing the author? Covering the event? Any further questions? Please contact Kara Murphy at Sunbelt Publications: (800) 626-6579; kmurphy ( @ ) sunbeltpub dot com dot

    About the author
    For more information, visit The author's Web site is at The book trailer can be found at; an online video interview is at

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