National Reading Group Month event called Mysteries at Opera Plaza! TheThrill of Shared Reading. October 11, 2014, Saturday, 2:00 to 4:00. Books, Inc., Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco.
Come meet this year’s award-winning mystery authors as they discuss their new novels over wine and hors d’oeuvres catered by Max’s Opera Cafe. Free and open to the public. Giveaway raffle of all books presented, paperbacks, brochures, bookmarks, and more…
Co-sponsored by Women’s National Book Association, San Francisco Chapter and Litquake.
The New York Times bestselling author Katie Crouch will discuss her book, Abroad: A Novel, a gripping thriller inspired by the horrifying details of the Amanda Knox trial.
Alice LaPlante’s novel, A Circle of Wives, is a thought-provoking tale of love and marriage with four female protagonists. Detective Samantha Adams is on a high-profile murder case involving Dr. John Taylor who had three wives in three separate cities who show up for his funeral.
Sophie Littlefield’s book is The Missing Place: A Novel. Set against the backdrop of North Dakota’s oil boom, this darker take on women’s fiction follows two very different mothers as they form an uneasy alliance to find their missing sons who have vanished from an oil rig.
Tracy Guzeman, author of The Gravity of Birds: A Novel will be the moderator of this event. Her book is about two sisters who vanish and their world-renowned artist friend decades later will sell a painting of the three of them only if the sisters are found.