Former Huntington resident Bill Stamper will return to his hometown on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m. for an author talk and book signing at the Huntington City-Township Public Library's main library in Huntington.
Stamper's action/adventure/crime novel, "Reality Checks," will be available for purchase during the evening.
Stamper graduated from Huntington County Community High School in 1969 and attended Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, before earning a degree in civil engineering from Purdue University in 1973.
As a civil engineer, he has worked for the Indiana State Highway Commission, the United States Air Force, the National Guard, NASA and the United States Department of Health and Human Services. He has also worked as an independent consultant.
"Reality Checks" is Stamper's first full-length novel.
He is currently working on his next book, an adventure/fantasy novel titled "The Sorcerer."
Stamper and his wife of 28 years, Cyndi, now live in Burke, VA. They have one daughter, Christina.