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Anne Rice in Riverside



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    Anne Rice will sign "Of Love and Evil" at the Mission Inn on Saturday, Jan. 8.

    MISSION INN SIGNING: A hotel is a rather unusual place for an author signing -- we're not referring to major hotel-based book conventions, of course, but single signings -- but the pairing of Riverside's turret-laden, fortress-like Mission Inn and author Anne Rice seems like a perfect match. After all, the historic hotel was recently the site of an autumn night vampire tour. And its castle-like appearance is truly straight from a story. Now Ms. Rice will be signing her new book "Of Love and Evil" on Saturday, Jan. 8, says the property.

    BOOKLY TIE-IN, TOO: The hotel also says there will be a duo of deals related to the novel, and both will include a copy of the book. Scroll down to read more.