University of Arizona Campus  •  March 11 - 12, 2017  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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April Smith


April Smith has written seven novels of suspense. She travels to every location she writes about, including Italy and France. Her latest book, HOME SWEET HOME, took her to South Dakota where she herded cattle on horseback and branded calves. April is also a TV writer/producer with three Emmy Award nominations. Credits include Cagney and Lacey,and Stephen King's Nightmares and Dreamscapes. She adapted her own FBI Special Agent Ana Grey novel, Good Morning, Killer, starring Catherine Bell, for TNT.

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Scheduled events:
Politics Most Deadly
How the west is run...your politics are not like ours.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Craig Johnson, Michael McGarrity, April Smith
Moderator: Terry Shames
April Smith
Booksigning

Clues Unlimited, Booth #443 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: April Smith
Blood Ties
Three acclaimed authors on the ties that bind...and sometimes strangle.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Mette Ivie Harrison, T. Jefferson Parker, April Smith
Moderator: Donis Casey
Mysterious West
Western mysteries, wild and woolly.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: J. A. Jance, Michael McGarrity, April Smith
Moderator: Shannon Baker

Books:
Home Sweet Home
Mystery / Thrillers
Knopf
January 2017
ISBN 9781101874219
Hardcover, 384 pages
$26.95, INSTOCK
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"Against the backdrop of America's heartland, this stunning epic drama follows the Kusek family over fifty years, through relocation from metropolis to prairie, the panic of Communism and McCarthyism, a smear campaign, a dramatic trial, and, ultimately, murder. More/less

North of Montana
Mystery / Thrillers
Vintage
ISBN 9780307390653
Kindle Edition, 293 pages
$15.95, INSTORE
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As FBI agent Ana Grey investigates a high-profile case involving a Hollywood actress who claims that her doctor has hooked her on illegal drugs, Ana is forced to face an uncomfortable truth when the case collides with her own past. More/less

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