March 2022

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, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
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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, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
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Panelists: Lisa Gardner, J. A. Jance
Moderator: Iona Whishaw
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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