Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild hosts author

Sophia Alsadek, host Alchera Ayyad, Jill Stiker (Photo: Jon Clark)

The RSF Library Guild featured Shilpi Somaya Gowda, who wrote the No. 1 bestseller “Secret Daughter,” at its Fall Author Talk Series, held recently at the RSF home of Willie and Alchera Ayyad. The event included an author presentation, question and answer session, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The next event will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. with writer and producer David Prybil, who will present his novel “Golden State.” Visit

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