Tags: Crime Wave

Wednesday: Mar 20

True Crime: Taking Back the Power

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

Location:

City Council Chambers

605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Co-authors Victoria Bruce and William Oldfield (Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society Review) and Patricia Miller (Bringing Down the Colonel) discuss incredible true stories that changed history and the research that went into their captivating books detailing those events.

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Tags: Crime Wave, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Gender, History, Nonfiction, Social Justice

Friday: Mar 22

Stories of Survival: Literary Thrillers

Fri. March 22, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Central JMRL Library - McIntire Room

201 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Greer Macallister (Woman 99), James McLaughlin (Bearskin), and Wil Medearis (Restoration Heights) discuss their new literary thrillers, which feature characters forced to defy boundaries in order to survive.

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Tags: Book Club Picks, Crime Wave, Fiction, Gender, Social Justice, Southern / Appalachian, Sports / Outdoors / Animals

Saturday: Mar 23

Looking for Crime (or Not!)

Sat. March 23, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Monroe

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Crime Wave novelists William Boyle (A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself), Kellye Garrett (Hollywood Ending), Thomas Kies (Darkness Lane), and Erica Wright (The Blue Kingfisher) share their newest titles, featuring the adventures of those exploring—or avoiding—crime. Step into action with captivating characters, good or bad.

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Tags: Crime Wave

Lost Lives; Thrilling Stories

Sat. March 23, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Ballroom B

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Crime Wave novelists Tim Johnston (The Current), Stephen Mack Jones (Lives Laid Away), Kristen Lepionka (What You Want to See), and David Swinson (Trigger) discuss their newest titles, featuring murder, investigations, and intrigue.

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Tags: Crime Wave

So Many Ways to Die

Sat. March 23, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Ballroom C

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Crime Wave novelists V.M. Burns (The Novel Art of Murder), Mary Burton (Cut and Run), Ed Lin (99 Ways to Die), and Wendy Tyson (Rooted in Deceit) discuss their newest titles, with settings ranging from the garden to the bookstore to the Taipei Night Market and the Texan landscape, offering well-written, compelling stories that engage readers from the first page.

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Tags: Crime Wave

Death in a Particular Time and Place

Sat. March 23, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Ballroom B

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Charles Belfoure (The Fallen Architect), John Copenhaver (Dodging and Burning), David Downie (The Gardener of Eden), and Laurie Loewenstein (Death of a Rainmaker) discuss their newest titles, defined in part by setting and location, and which present fascinating stories of intrigue.

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Tags: Crime Wave