Three returning Crime Wave authors each share the latest books in their thrilling spy series.

In It Ends with Knight, Yasmin Angoe concludes the Nena Knight series, following the trained assassin as she confronts ghosts from her past. Cara Black returns to the Festival of the Book with Murder at La Villette, an Aimée Leduc Investigation set in Paris. Red London is the second book in Alma Katsu’s new spy series featuring a female intelligence officer navigating the new Cold War.

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  • 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.
  • For Covid protocol, please see our Festival Info page. For accessibility needs, contact Ray Nedzel by March 1.
  • All Festival authors and speakers represent themselves, and do not speak on behalf of Virginia Humanities or the University of Virginia.

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