We love the characters, whether they are private eyes in Paris or southern Cal or police on the Navajo Nation. We can’t wait for their next adventures. But how do authors keep our interest in characters who appear in book after book? Three bestselling authors of mystery series share how they develop characters and storylines that keep fans returning.
|This event has free advance tickets. Make reservations
|Koffler Room 204 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)
|Sat, Mar 9, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)
|Mystery / Thrillers
|Hank Phillippi Ryan
Cara Black's love of all things French was kindled by the French-speaking nuns at her Catholic high school. This was also where Black first encountered French literature and went crazy for the work of Prix Goncourt winner Romain Gary....
Anne Hillerman is The New York Times best-selling author of the Leaphorn/Chee/Manuelito mysteries. After many years as a newspaper and magazine reporter, editor and columnist, she began to write nonfiction books....
Joe Ide grew up in South Central Los Angeles and currently lives in Santa Monica, Calif. His "IQ" series has won the Anthony, Shamus and Macavity Awards, and he has been nominated for the Edgar, Barry, CWA New Blood Dagger and Strand Book Critics Awards....