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Monday, October 19 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Noir at the (Virtual) Bar: Mystery Writers of America

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Co-sponsored by Mystery Writers of America NorCal Chapter

Murder. Crime. Detectives. Clues. Suspects. Resolution—or not. In this era of COVID-19 and hellishly bad news around the planet, sometimes a great mystery is exactly what one needs to escape the insanity of everyday life. Fortunately, our good friends at Mystery Writers of America NorCal Chapter have gathered together a rogue's gallery of excellent bestselling authors for Litquake, to help us all sink into a good suspenseful story. Presenting their work will be Cara Black, Robin Burcell, Rae James, S.A. Lelchuk, Camille Minichino, Jason Ridler, Faye Snowdon, and Jacqueline Winspear. Moderated by Laurie R. King. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Event will also be livecasted on Facebook Live.

Buy the authors' books here -- https://bookshop.org/shop/litquake

Moderators
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Laurie R. King

Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of 27 novels and other works, including the Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes stories (from The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, named one of the 20th century’s best crime novels by the IMBA, to 2018’s Island of the Mad). She has won... Read More →

Speakers
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Camille Minichino

Camille Minichino received her Ph.D. in physics from Fordham University, New York City. She is currently on the faculty of Golden Gate University, San Francisco and teaches writing throughout the Bay Area. Camille is Past President and a member of NorCal Mystery Writers of America... Read More →
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Cara Black

Cara Black is the author of 19 books in the New York Times bestselling Aimée Leduc series. She has received multiple nominations for the Anthony and Macavity Awards, and her books have been translated into German, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, and Hebrew. She lives... Read More →
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Robin Burcell

Robin Burcell has worked as a cop, hostage negotiator, and as an FBI-trained forensic artist. She is the award-winning author of the Kate Gillespie police procedural series, the Sydney Fitzpatrick thriller series, a Streets of San Francisco novel, and is now writing thrillers with... Read More →
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Rae James

Rae James, writing as R. Franklin James, followed a career of political and legislative advocacy with writing mysteries. In 2013 her debut novel and first book in the Hollis Morgan Mystery series, The Fallen Angels Book Club, was published by Camel Press. The final book in the six-book... Read More →
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S. A. Lelchuk

Saul A. Lelchuk is the author of Save Me From Dangerous Men, the start of a series featuring bookseller and private investigator Nikki Griffin. It was named a USA Today Best Book of 2019, a Booklist Top 10 Crime Debut of 2019, a Kirkus Best Mystery/Thriller of 2019, a Hudson Booksellers... Read More →
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Jason Ridler

Jason S. Ridler is a writer, left-wing military historian, and improv actor. He is the author of Hex-Rated, the first installment of The Brimstone Files series for Night Shade Press, and Fxxk Writing: A Guide For Frustrated Artists, based on his popular writing column of the same... Read More →
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Faye Snowden

Faye Snowden is the author of three published mysteries with Kensington, Spiral of Guilt (1999), The Savior (2003, 2004) and Fatal Justice (2005, 2006). She has published short stories and poems in various literary journals and small presses including The African American Review... Read More →
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Jacqueline Winspear

Jacqueline Winspear is the creator of the New York Times bestselling series featuring psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs. Her standalone novel set in WWI, The Care and Management of Lies, was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize in 2015. In 2019 The American Agent... Read More →



Monday October 19, 2020 7:00pm - 8:15pm PDT
Virtual!