A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Lisa Gardner


Appearing Courtesy of Carol & Norman Levine

Lisa Gardner is the New York Times best-selling author of suspense novels, including "The Neighbor," which won Thriller of the Year from the International Thriller Writers. 

Gardner has written 23 suspense novels that have become New York Times best-sellers. Her newest novel is “When You See Me” and has an upcoming novel, “Before She Disappeared,” set to be released in 2021.

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Scheduled events:
Crime and Punishment
Award-winning thrillers come one after another for T. Jefferson Parker and Lisa Gardner. Today they will compare notes of where they get their crimes, and how they keep finding unique ways to solve them.

Tucson Medical Center Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Panelists: Lisa Gardner, T. Jefferson Parker
Moderator: Nick Petrie
Strong Female Protagonists
Lisa Gardner and J.A. Jance have relied heavily through the years on strong female characters who succeed in roles traditionally held by men. Not only did they pave the way for these kind of books, they opened the door for these kind of people. Let's talk about that today!

Tucson Medical Center Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Panelists: Lisa Gardner, J. A. Jance
Moderator: Iona Whishaw

Books:
Before She Disappeared
A Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin Publishing Group
January 2021
ISBN 9781524745042
400 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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When You See Me
A Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin Publishing Group
October 2020
ISBN 9781524745028
Paperback, 496 pages

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
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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