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Jeffrey Siger

Thanasis Krikis

Jeffrey Siger is an American living on the Aegean Greek island of Mykonos. A Pittsburgh native and former Wall Street lawyer, he gave up his career as a partner in his own New York City law firm to write mystery thrillers that tell more than just a fast-paced story. His novels are aimed at exploring serious societal issues confronting modern day Greece in a tell-it-like-it-is style while touching upon the country's ancient roots.

The New York Times Book Review has honored his work by designating him as Greece’s thriller novelist of record, and the Greek Government’s General Secretariat of Media and Communications has selected him as one of six authors—and the only American—writing mysteries that serve as a guide to Greece.

His work is published in the US, UK, Germany and Greece, and he's honored to have served as Chair of the National Board of Bouchercon, the world's largest mystery convention, and as adjunct professor of English at Washington & Jefferson College, teaching mystery writing.

His new book is "An Aegean April," focused on the Greek island of Lesvos in what Library Journal (starred review) says, vividly depicts the political and economic issues involved in the European refugee crisis,” and picked as one of the Best Books of 2018.

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Scheduled events:
Masters of the Police Procedural
Tim Johnston, Peter Leonard and Jeffrey Siger take us behind the scenes — and behind the yellow tape — to explain why they employ modern police procedures in many of their mysteries.

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tim Johnston, Peter Leonard, Jeffrey Siger
Moderator: Anne Segal
CSI Publishers Row
Michael McGarrity, Jeffrey Siger and Martin Walker often use the conventions of the police procedures in new and different ways. How do they stay current with modern techniques? Let's see their badge and find out!

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Michael McGarrity, Jeffrey Siger, Martin Walker
Moderator: Cara Black
Against the Law
Phillip Margolin and Harriet Tyce are known for legal thrillers that keep you (and members of the jury) on the edge of your seats. Hear from the authors about the characters, the setting and how they build their case.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Phillip Margolin, Harriet Tyce
Moderator: Jeffrey Siger
Jeff Siger

Clues Unlimited, Booth #480 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: Jeffrey Siger

An Aegean April
Mystery / Thrillers
Poisoned Pen Press
January 2018
ISBN 9781464209475
$15.95, INSTORE
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Murder in Mykonos
Mystery / Thrillers
Poisoned Pen
ISBN 9781590586914
279 pages
$9.99, INSTOCK
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When hot-shot Athens detective Andreas Kaldis is promoted as the police chief of touristy Mykonos, he's certain his homicide days are over. More/less

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