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)

Famous Folks and Fictional Crime

These three mystery writers discuss using real historical people in their mysteries. Assistive listening devices available.

Rhys Bowen

Rhys Bowen is the New York Times best-selling author of the Royal Spyness series, Molly Murphy Mysteries and the Constable Evans series. She has won 14 awards including the Agatha Best Novel Award and has been nominated for the Edgar Best Novel....

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Stephanie Barron

Francine Mathews, who also writes under the name Stephanie Barron, is the author of 27 novels of mystery and suspense. She was born in Binghamton, New York, the last of six girls. She attended Princeton and Stanford Universities, where she studied history....

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Keith McCafferty

Keith McCafferty is the Survival and Outdoor Skills editor of Field & Stream and the author of the Sean Stranahan mystery series, including "The Royal Wulff Murders," "The Gray Ghost Murders," "Dead Man's Fancy," "Crazy Mountain Kiss," "Buffalo Jump Blues" and "Cold Hearted River....

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