A. Rod Womack discusses his new novel. "Redwood" is a true story of a once successful and popular Baltimore restaurant known for its great cuisine, musical entertainment, atmosphere and lavish celebrity events. Three young entrepreneurs, who bought the business, worked tirelessly to make the restaurant a top dining experience. The story takes many twists and turns, leading the owners through a maze of challenges along the way. It's a journey filled with humor, intrigue, mystery, conflict—even a serial killer and a con-artist. A graduate of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, A. Rod Womack is an entrepreneur who has worked for the Baltimore City Public Schools. "Redwood" is his first book. The event is free and open to the public. The Ivy Bookshop will have copies of the book for sale at a book signing following the program.