Friday - 1/11 - Michael Connelly: The Black Box is presented as part of the 9th Annual Author Breakfast Series Founded by Parker Ladd at the Brazilian Court Hotel, 301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach. New York Times bestselling author (and former newspaper reporter) discusses his latest work with moderator Scott Eyman. 8:45-10 am. $100 includes breakfast, valet parking and copy of the featured book. Reservations: 366-4301.