This event was held on May 7, 2011 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Lovers of the mystery genre -- and aspiring writers -- mark your calendars! Do not miss this presentation by international bestselling suspense authors Brian Freeman and Craig McDonald. Co-sponsored by Aunt Agatha's, the event will include a booksigning and books will be on sale.
Brian Freeman's debut novel "Immoral" won the Macavity Award in 2005 and was a finalist for the Edgar, Dagger, Anthony, and Barry Awards for best first novel. "Immoral" was also named International Book of the Month, a distinction shared with authors Harlan Coben and Karin Slaughter. Since then, Brian has released five more critically acclaimed psychological suspense novels, which have been published in 19 languages. His sixth novel "The Bone House" - has just been released.
Edgar--nominee Craig McDonald is an award-winning journalist, editor and fiction writer. His short fiction has appeared in literary magazines, anthologies and several online crime fiction sites. His 2007 debut novel, "Head Games," selected as an Edgar--nominee for Best First Novel by an American Author, was also a finalist for the Anthony, Gumshoe and Crimespree Magazine awards for best first novel. His nonfiction books include "Art In The Blood," a collection of interviews with 20 major crime authors, which was followed by a second collection "Rogue Males: Conversations and Confrontations About the Writing Life."
Don't miss his fun, inspiring look inside the world of the mystery genre as two of its masters share anecdotes about the mystery genre, the creative process, and the ups and downs of the writer's life.