Beatles Expert and Author Jude Kessler To Be Speaking In Chicago

Jude Southerland Kessler will be returning to the Fest for Beatles Fans as a Guest Author this Friday, August 14, 2009.

Online PR News – 11-August-2009 – – Jude Southerland Kessler, author of the historically researched novel Shoulda Been There and a world-renowned Beatles expert, will be a featured author and speaker at The Fest for Beatles Fans in Rosemont, IL on August 14-16. She will be appearing during ‘Meet the Guest Authors’ event on Friday evening at 7 pm.

“The energy generated by the tag team of Martin Lewis and Terri Hemmert makes Chicago a powerhouse party! I’m counting the days,” said Ms. Kessler. “Being with my fellow authors and Beatle buddies is always the best time of the year!”

On Saturday and Sunday, fans will be able to meet Jude in the Marketplace. Ms. Kessler will have copies of her book available for purchase and will personally inscribe each one for the reader. Each book comes with a 60-minute interview CD with Allan Williams, a collector’s bookmark and a ‘Shoulda Been There’ guitar pic.

Ms. Kessler has spent 20 years and made seven trips to Liverpool to research her comprehensive and thorough novel about the life of John Lennon. Shoulda Been There is the first installment of a five book series and is now in its second printing. Shoulda covers Lennon’s life from 1940 to December 1961. Jude’s much anticipated second novel in the series, Shivering Inside, is due for publication on 9 October 2010.
Jude Kessler recently appeared as a guest expert on the BBC radio show “Up All Night”.
The Fest for Beatles Fans will be held on August 14-16, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, 9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, IL, 60018. For more information go to:

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