Three Crime Wave authors seek killers in the stacks!
Victoria Gilbert’s A Cryptic Clue sees retired librarian Jane Hunter get back to the books—and into a devilish murder case. In How Can I Help You, Laura Sims sets two characters on a collision course: one, an “angel of death” who’s started a new life at the library circulation desk and the new reference library, a failed novelist who might have just found inspiration for her new book. Ashley Winstead’s librarian Ruth Cornier leads the reader through Midnight is the Darkest Hour, a gothic Southern thriller about a killer haunting a small Louisiana town.
- This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.
- Events run one hour. Book sales and signings take place immediately after each event, and may run a half-hour or more.
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