University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Femmes Fatales

Thomas Perry, Annie Richards and Joanna Schaffhausen will be deadly serious when they discuss their latest novels ... each of which spins around characters who are (or were) drop-dead gorgeous!

Thomas Perry

Thomas Perry is one of America's premier thriller writers and the Mysterious Press's bestselling author. His previous novel, "The Burglar," was set in Los Angeles. His new release, "A Small Town," is centered in small-town Colorado but features action-packed sequences across the country....

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Annie Ward

Annie Ward received a bachelor's degree in English literature with an emphasis in creative writing from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a master's in fine arts in screenwriting from the American Film Institute....

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Joanna Schaffhausen

Joanna Schaffhausen wields a mean scalpel, sharp skills she developed in her years studying neuroscience. She has a doctorate in psychology, which reflects her long-standing interest in the brain ― how it develops and the many ways it can go wrong....

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