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


Sponsored by Carol & Norman Levine

Trained as a medical doctor, Tess Gerritsen built a second career as a thriller writer. Her 27 novels include the Rizzoli and Isles crime series, on which the TV show Rizzoli & Isles is based. Among her titles are "Harvest," "Gravity," "The Surgeon," "Playing With Fire" and "I Know A Secret." Her books are translated into 40 languages and more than 30 million copies have been sold. She lives in Maine.

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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
Tess Gerritsen
I Know a Secret: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel - A "New York Times" bestseller in a tall Premium Edition. Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles, the crime-solving duo featured in the smash-hit TNT series " Rizzoli & Isles, " are faced with the gruesomely staged murder of a horror film producer in their 12th thriller.

MOSTLY BOOKS, Booth #240 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: Tess Gerritsen
Page to Soundstage, Books to TV & Film
Lisa Genova, Tess Gerritsen, James Hansen and Deborah Harkness have all had books adapted to screens. Today they will discuss the challenges and delights of bringing a novel to life on television or as a movie.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lisa Genova, Tess Gerritsen, James Hansen
Moderator: Kristina Makansi
Tess Gerritsen
Booksigning

Clues Unlimited, Booth #480 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: Tess Gerritsen
Lights, Camera, Action!
Tess Gerritson, Joe Lansdale and Peter Leonard each have ties to television crime dramas. Does that fact effect the tales they choose to tell -- or how they write them? Hmmmm .....

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, 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 - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tess Gerritsen, Joe Lansdale, Peter Leonard
Moderator: Shannon Baker

Books:
I Know a Secret
Mystery / Thrillers
Ballentine
April 2018
ISBN 9780345543905
Paperback, 384 pages
$9.99, INSTORE
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles—the inspiration for the smash hit TNT series—continue their bestselling crime-solving streak, as they pursue a shadowy psychopath keeping secrets and taking lives. More/less

Die Again
Mystery / Thrillers
Ballantine
September 2015
ISBN 9780345543875
Paperback, 432 pages
$9.99, INSTORE
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles go into the wild to find a killer. 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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