Tags: Crime Wave

Friday: Mar 20

Carol Troxell Reader: Cara Black

Fri. March 20, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

New Dominion Bookshop

404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

As the third annual Carol Troxell Reader, acclaimed mystery author Cara Black (Murder in Bel-Air) gives a solo reading from the nineteenth book in her Aimée LeDuc series, set in the arrondissements of Paris. FREE to attend and open to the public.

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Tags: Crime Wave, Headliners

Night Full of Crime: Deborah Crombie, Joe Ide, and Ian Rankin

Fri. March 20, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location:

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Join bestselling authors Deborah Crombie (A Bitter Feast), Joe Ide (Hi Five: An IQ Novel), and Ian Rankin (In A House of Lies) as they discuss their newest books—books that feature complex protagonists who have grown into their lives through series of novels, who delve into social issues while solving core mysteries, and who draw readers back for more, year after year. Maureen Corrigan moderates the conversation. FREE to attend and open to the public.

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Saturday: Mar 21

Crime Wave Brunch with Ian Rankin—SOLD OUT

Sat. March 21, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Ballroom

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Join hundreds of Crime Wave readers for Saturday brunch with Crime Wave headliner Ian Rankin, author of In A House of Lies and dozens of other bestselling novels in the John Rebus series and others. Rankin will speak in conversation with John Grisham.

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Tags: Crime Wave, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Fiction, Headliners

Mysterious Turn of Events

Sat. March 21, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Preston Room

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Crime novelists Gar Anthony Haywood (Good Man Gone Bad), Joe Ide (Hi Five), Tara Laskowski (One Night Gone), and Wendy Walker (The Night Before) offer multiple perspectives of individuals caught up in mysteries, by choice or by chance, sharing vivid stories of danger and detection. FREE to attend and open to the public.

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Curl up with Cozies!

Sat. March 21, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Ballroom B

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Authors Mollie Cox Bryan (Christmas Cow Bells), Maya Corrigan (Crypt Suzette), Annette Dashofy (Under the Radar), and Con Lehane (Murder Off the Page) share their newest books, murder mysteries set in the country or city, library or farm, with recipes or cows, and much more. Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to attend and open to the public.

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Crime Finds a Way

Sat. March 21, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Ballroom C

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Authors Ellen Crosby (Angels’ Share), Sara E. Johnson (Molten Mud Murder), Jon Sealy (The Edge of America), and Jon Vercher (Three-Fifths) share compelling stories of crime, intrigue, and the consequential danger to the investigators. FREE to attend and open to the public.

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Watching the Detectives

Sat. March 21, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Ballroom B

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Cara Black (Three Hours in Paris), Deborah Crombie (A Bitter Feast), Meredith Doench (Deadeye), and Art Taylor (The Boy Detective & the Summer of ’74 and Other Stories) share stories from their latest books, featuring private and professional detectives and much more, from Paris, England, and the United States. FREE to attend and open to the public.

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Dangerous Territories

Sat. March 21, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Ballroom C

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Crime writers Don Bentley (Without Sanction), Hilary Davidson (Don’t Look Down), Gabino Iglesias (editor, Both Sides), and Rip Rawlings (Red Metal) share contemporary, hard-driven tales from settings where individuals collide with dangerous borders involving crime, military, police, legalities, or landscapes. Or, in some cases, all of the above. FREE to attend and open to the public.

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