Mike Jones will visit City Lights Bookstore at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. He will present his novel, “Dear Old Town,” where Francis Todd returns to his Southern coastal hometown to lay his father to rest, but a host of memories from his childhood, centering around the unsolved 1956 murder of a schoolmate, threaten the closure he seeks. Will he succeed in keeping the ghosts he left behind at bay? Or will he finally make sense of the past and come to terms with the present? Jones is a retired Episcopal priest. He lives with his wife Beth in Sylva and this is his first novel. To reserve copies of “Dear Old Town,” call City Lights Bookstore at 586-9499.