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

Crimes in Exotic Climes

The latest mysteries by Cara Black, Anne Hillerman and Sujata Massey untangle ugly situations in the most beautiful of places. Why did the authors choose these settings for the stories they decided to tell? Let's ask!

Cara Black

Cara Black was born in Chicago but lives in California’s Bay Area. Before turning to writing full-time, she tried her hand at a number of jobs: she was a barista in the Basel train station café in Switzerland, taught English in Japan, studied Buddhism in Dharamsala in Northern India and worked as a bar girl in Bangkok (only pouring drinks!)....

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Anne Hillerman

New York Times bestselling mystery author Tony Hillerman’s talented daughter Anne Hillerman has picked up the mantle and continues the Leaphorn and Chee series. Her debut novel, "Spider Woman's Daughter," is also a stunning work in its own right....

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Sujata Massey

Sujata Massey is the author of 14 novels, two novellas and numerous short stories that have been published in 18 countries. Her novels have won the Mary Higgins Clark, Agatha, Lefty and Macavity awards and been finalists for the Edgar and Anthony prizes....

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