Author Nora Roberts, of Keedysville, will sign books in Hagerstown on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Washington County Free Library.
There are 42 million copies of Roberts' books in print. She has published more than 100 novels and her work has been made into films.
USA Today, in a Dec. 23, 1997, story, said she had sold more novels than any other romance author in 1997. She was honored at the Romance Writers of America National Conference when she was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Her new hardcover book, "The Reef," is to be released in October.
Roberts continues to write futuristic romance suspense as J.D. Robb with the publication of "Holiday in Death" in June. Her J.D. Robb titles are a blend of police drama, science fiction and romance.