…or at least dinner with Brad Meltzer. Volunteer Florida Foundation is auctioning off dinner with several famed authors, so if money is no object, your dreams of an erudite literary dinner can come true!

Imagine having a private dinner with New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer (The Book of Fate, The Zero Game). That gift can be yours via the new eBay-based Greatest Gift Auction, managed by nonprofit Volunteer Florida Foundation. The Greatest Gift Auction will benefit community service programs in Florida and will feature national celebrities throughout the coming months. The Meltzer auction runs through November 19.

Meltzer has invited four guests for a memorable dinner in Palm Beach, Florida on a mutually agreeable date this fall. This is your chance to spend some quality time with one of America’s best loved authors. Read more about this auction at www.VolunteerFloridaFoundation.org, or go directly to the auction at http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330049496520.

Other auction participants in the coming months include satirists Carl Hiaasen (Nature Girl, Hoot); cookbook creator Art Smith – personal chef to Oprah Winfrey; medical thriller writer Dr. Robin Cook (Coma, Outbreak); and mother/daughter suspense novelists Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark.

Volunteer Florida Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to volunteerism and community service in Florida, directly managing social service programs in the areas of family literacy, mentoring, hurricane recovery and more. For more information on the Foundation, please go to www.VolunteerFloridaFoundation.org. Read more about Brad Meltzer at www.bradmeltzer.com.