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Red-Hot Thriller Book Tour hosted by Red Otter Outfitters

Red Otter Outfitters, a local travel and leisure apparel retailer, is hosting a meet the author and book signing event on June 24 from 2 to 6 p.m. The event will feature authors Chuck Barrett and DJ Steele, two former long-time residents of Fernandina Beach, who have teamed up for their Red-Hot Thriller Book Tour. Chuck Barrett, a seven-time award winning author, will spotlight the release of his latest thriller, “DISRUPTION.” DJ Steele, a former employee of Red Otter, is celebrating the launch of her debut novel “Declared Dead,” a modern day thriller with ties to the Cold War era and American politics.

Owner of Red Otter Outfitters and host of the event, Jennie Stephens, says, “We’re over the moon to help our friends Debbie and Chuck celebrate the release of their new novels. Debbie Barrett (DJ Steele) is a special part of the Red Otter family and we look forward to showing our support for her latest venture.”

About Red Otter Outfitters Red Otter Outfitters is a local retailer specializing in apparel, footwear and travel gear for active lifestyles. A family business started in 2004 by Jennie and Ben Stephens, Red Otter strives to provide high-quality products and personalized service to residents and visitors of Amelia Island. The store is located at 1012 Atlantic Avenue.