University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Beastly Crimes

Peter Abrahams (Spencer Quinn), Alex Kava and Betty Webb incorporate animals, and not just kittens, as part of their mystery novels. Assistive listening devices available.

Spencer Quinn

Peter Abrahams is the New York Times best-selling author of 25 novels, including the Edgar Award-winning "Reality Check," "Oblivion" and the Echo Falls series for middle graders. Writing as Spencer Quinn, he is also the author of the Chet and Bernie series as well as the Bowser and Birdie series for younger readers....

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Alex Kava

Alex Kava is the New York Times, USA Today and Amazon best-selling author of 17 novels that include the critically acclaimed K9 series featuring Ryder Creed and the international best-selling Maggie O’Dell series....

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Betty Webb

Betty Webb has taught creative writing at ASU and Phoenix College and has been designated as "Writer in Residence" by Arizona State Library. The first book in her Gunn Zoo series, "The Anteater of Death," was released in November 2008 and her most current Zoo mystery is "The Otter of Death....

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