University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Sandra Brown


Marshall Foundation

Writing professionally since 1981, Brown has published more than 75 novels and has upwards of 80 million copies of her books in print worldwide. Her work has been translated into 34 languages.

Her episode on truTV’s Murder by the Book premiered the series in 2008. She appeared in 2010 on Investigation Discovery’s series, Hardcover Mysteries. Television movies have been made of her novels "French Silk," "Smoke Screen" and "Ricochet."

Brown holds an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Texas Christian University, where she and her husband Michael Brown, have instituted the ELF, a scholarship awarded annually. She has served as president of Mystery Writers of America, and in 2008 she was named Thriller Master, the top award given by the International Thriller Writer’s Association. Other honors include the Texas Medal of Arts Award for Literature and the Romance Writers of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2011 she went on a USO tour to Afghanistan.

Her new book is "Tailspin."

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Scheduled events:
Sizzling Suspense
Three of America's most popular authors — Sandra Brown, Tess Gerritsen and J.A. Jance — will explore the many ways they keep us on the edge of our seats when reading their best-selling mysteries.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 560)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union North Ballroom Gallery (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Sandra Brown, Tess Gerritsen, J. A. Jance
Moderator: Gay Vernon
Meet Sandra Brown
If you haven't seen a bookstore kiosk featuring books by Sandra Brown, you need to spend more time in a bookstore. She has written 75 novels. Sales have passed 80 million and grow every day. How does she do it? Why does she do it? Melissa Vito will ask those questions and more in her hour with an author making her first visit to the Tucson Festival of Books.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 560)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union North Ballroom Gallery (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Sandra Brown
Moderator: Melissa Vito

Books:
Tailspin
Mystery / Thrillers
Grand Central
February 2019
ISBN 9781455572113
432 pages
$15.99, INSTOCK
Buy now

Fearless pilot Rye Mallett is on a dangerous mission with a mysterious woman in another suspenseful, sexy thriller from #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sandra Brown. More/less

Seeing Red
Mystery / Thrillers
Grand Central
February 2018
ISBN 9781455572083
Paperback, 432 pages
$14.99, INSTORE
Buy now

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown delivers nonstop suspense and supercharged sexual tension in a thriller about tainted heroism and vengeance without mercy. 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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