Meet Mystery Authors Janet Dawson and Wendy Hornsby

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Meet mystery mavens Janet Dawson and Wendy Hornsby, who will discuss their work and read from their newest novels.

Janet Dawson is well known to local readers as the author of twelve novels featuring Oakland private investigator Jeri Howard. She was the winner of the St. Martin's Press/Private Eye Writers of America contest for best first private eye novel and has been nominated for the Shamus, Macavity and Anthony Awards. Her latest novel is The Ghost in Roomette Four, the third in her California Zephyr mystery series.

Edgar Award-winning author Wendy Hornsby has written thirteen mystery novels and many, many short stories. She also taught ancient and Medieval history at Long Beach City College for 38 years. Her latest mystery featuring filmmaker Maggie MacGowen takes the intrepid investigative filmmaker across Europe in Number 7, Rue Jacob.

Copies of their latest books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Laurel Book Store.




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