Hart to speak at lunch series

John Hart, two-time winner of the Edgar Award for best novel and New York Times best-selling author, will be the guest at the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch With Author summer series at noon Wednesday at the Sea Pines Country Club.

Hart will discuss his latest novel, "Iron House," which will make its debut at the luncheon.

"The Last Child," Hart's third book, was on the New York Times best-sellers list for 25 weeks. A former criminal defense attorney, Hart now lives with his family in his native North Carolina, where he writes full time.

The price of the lunch, talk and book signing is $42. Registration is required.

Details: 843-521-4147, kingsley@uscb.edu