Romance novelist Susan Elizabeth Phillips will discuss her latest book during a Sept. 9 appearance at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road.

Phillips, who will speak at 7 p.m., will be promoting her new romance, "Heroes Are My Weakness." The book, according to a publicity release, is set during winter on an isolated island off the coast of Maine, with a man, a woman, puppets, and a mysterious house looming over the sea. She also will be signing copies of the book.

Phillips, whose new books often appear on the New York Times best-seller list, is a four-time recipient of the Romance Writers of America's "Favorite Book of the Year" award.

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