This panel of mystery/thriller writers features:
- Jill Orr, author of The Good Byline: A Riley Ellison Mystery
- Susanna Calkins, author of the Lucy Campion Mysteries
- Sarah Barthel, author of House of Silence
- Andrew Grant, author of False Friend: A Novel
There will be a panel discussion and audience Q&A. We will be raffling prizes, including free books and other mystery/thriller-related giveaways!
This event is free and open to the public, but to secure a seat, we suggest you call The Book Stall at 847-446-8880 to make reservations.
Meet Riley Ellison, a smart, quirky, young library assistant who's become known in her hometown of Tuttle Corner, Virginia, as Riley Bless-Her-Heart. Ever since her beloved granddaddy died and her longtime boyfriend broke up with her, Riley has been withdrawing from life.
For Lucy Campion, a seventeenth-century English chambermaid serving in the household of the local magistrate, life is an endless repetition of polishing pewter, emptying chamber pots, and dealing with other household chores until a fellow servant is ruthlessly killed, and someone close to Lucy falls under suspicion.
Oak Park, Illinois, 1875. Isabelle Larkin's future--like that of every young woman--hinges upon her choice of husband. She delights her mother by becoming engaged to Gregory Gallagher, who is charismatic, politically ambitious, and publicly devoted.
The second installment in the extraordinary Cooper Devereaux mystery thriller series, which combines the atmosphere of James Lee Burke and Craig Johnson with the noir brilliance of Robert Crais