University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Martha L Knox

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I’m Marty Knox, a retired math teacher and computer science instructor, BSBA, MED Math. An eclectic voracious reader of many genres: nonfiction, classics, mystery and sci-fi. My Goodreads list contains my Kindle e-books which are only half of my overflowing physical library. Amazon bots haven’t pegged my reading likes. Follow my reading rabbit hole if you dare. Trekkie from the first episode, science, mathematics and computer geek.

For thirty-eight years lived in Arizona: Mesa, Apache Junction, Snowflake, Whiteriver and Scottsdale. I dwell in a small town in Missouri (pop. 600+) in the spring, summer, fall and alternate a winter visit to Arizona every chance I get.

I’ve worked as a graphic artist, photographer, web designer, programmer, typesetter, technical writer and illustrator. I’ve been a computer programmer, math, computer science instructor. Also, newspaper and book publishing in acquisitions, editing, advertising, marketing and sales.

I’m a member of professional writing groups: SINC, Sleuths Ink and Joplin Writers Guild. Also a member of AEA and NEA.

For upcoming books in the Minerva Doyle Mystery series check out the back information in Book 1 "Murder@ the Black Mesa Café." If you would like to be one of my group of ARC readers contact me:

I’m finishing the edits on my second mystery book, Book 2 "Murder@ the Black Mesa Salon" for Winter 2018. Work-in-progress Book 3 "Murder@ the Black Mesa Dance" for Spring 2019, and Book 4 "Murder@ the Black Mesa Mailbox" lurks in draft 2 for Summer 2019. If you have questions about Arizona, or the Minerva Doyle mystery series I’ll answer them on my blog. First, as a teacher, I always said:

“The only dumb question is the one you don’t ask.”

Next, “There are no answer books in real life, the answer to the problem is the answer you give.”

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Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction (Seats 10)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Authors: Eugene Sierras, Judith J Howard, Sidney Reetz, Megan Vaughn, Kira Tone, Martha Knox, Barbara Sattler, Nate Granzow, Tammy Pederson, Kaitlin Bergfield

Murder@ the Black Mesa Cafe
Mystery / Thrillers
White Barn Books
July 2018
ISBN 9781721807383
274 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Murder@ the Black Mesa CaféA Minerva Doyle Mystery Series (Book 1) Marty Knox Who Murdered Mom?A toxic Mom instigates her own murder at the Black Mesa Café. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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