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)

Take a Risk: Play the Game, Solve the Mystery

Join in the excitement and intrigue of mystery and adventure. Three best-selling authors talk about the risks their characters take in solving mysteries and playing games of suspense. Kent Davis's Riddle in Ruby faces off against an evil scientist, Chris Grabenstein's Mr. Lemoncello sets up a new contest in the library, and James Riley's Story Thieves are trapped in a Pick Your Own Plot book. Assistive listening devices available.

Kent Davis

Kent Davis has spent most of his life making stories. He is an author, game designer and actor. His middle-grade fantasy steampunk trilogy, A Riddle in Ruby, is on sale everywhere you can buy books. Kent teaches for the Honors College at Montana State University and lives with his wife and a wily dog ninja called Bobo in Bozeman, MT....

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Chris Grabenstein

Chris Grabenstein is the number one New York Times best-selling author of the award-winning Lemoncello Library series, the Welcome to Wonderland series, the Haunted Mysteries series and "The Island of Dr....

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James Riley

James Riley lives in Virginia. He is the author of "Half Upon a Time," "Twice Upon a Time" and "Once Upon the End," as well as the "Story Thieves" series. His new release is "Story Thieves: Pick the Plot....

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

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Brucker Trust
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