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Denise Costa & Brenda Martin Book Signing - Saturday, February 21, 2015
Join us in welcoming Brenda Martin and Denise Costa for a book signing on Saturday, February 21st from 1pm - 3pm.
Denise's book Tony's Tale relives the compelling 2012 case of a dog named Tony, court ordered to be euthanized in Clifton, Arizona. This was the story that shocked the world and raised public outcry over judicial murder and how breed specific prejudice has gone too far.
The book focuses on Tony’s story but also addresses similar cases that raised worldwide outcry, the most famous one being Lennox in Belfast, Ireland. All were Pit Bulls and all were murdered because of their breed.
The book has recently been made into an award winning documentary film of the same title and has won 1st and 3rd place awards in 3 separate film festivals.
Brenda Darnley Martin writes children's books and she'll have them available for purchase.
While working as a member of the theatre-staff at the Florida Aquarium, Brenda became enthralled with the flounder, which served as the initial inspiration for her Treasure-Hunt Fish children's picture-book series, featuring the positive life lessons of three young fish living in Old Tampa Bay. In addition to writing her book series, Martin works as a freelance writer, actress and radio host/producer.