Tucson Festival of Books

Becky Masterman

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Becky Masterman is the internationally award winning author of the Brigid Quinn series, set in Arizona. Her most recent book is "Maternal Instinct," a stand-alone suburban thriller.

She was an acquisitions editor for a press specializing in medical textbooks for forensic examiners and law enforcement, received her M.A. in creative writing from Florida Atlantic University. Her debut thriller, Rage Against the Dying, was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of 2013, the ITV Thriller Award, as well as the Macavity, Barry, and Anthony awards. Becky lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband.

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Awards: Tony Hillerman Award, Prix du Masque Etrangere (Best Foreign Mystery)

Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan

Scheduled events:
Women of Mystery
Ain’t no delicate flowers here! Three expert mystery writers share the thrills and chills of writing compelling mystery novels.

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 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: Cara Black, Anne Hillerman, Becky Masterman
Moderator: Erica Ruth Neubauer

Maternal Instinct
Mystery / Thrillers
Severn House
December 2023
ISBN 9781448311958
288 pages
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Fear the Darkness
A Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
St. Martin's Publishing Group
June 2019
ISBN 9781250073938
336 pages