Tucson Festival of Books

Fake True Crime


America’s true crime obsession turns deadly in these novels, but can they figure out whodunit?


Panelists
Amina Akhtar

Amina Akhtar is a former fashion writer and editor. Her satirical first novel, "#FashionVictim," drew rave reviews and acclaim and was covered in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Martha Stewart Living, Entertainment Weekly, Fashionista, Book Riot, CrimeReads and more....

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Kate Brody

Kate Brody is a Los Angeles-based novelist and a graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Lit Hub, The Literary Review, Write or Die, CrimeReads and Electric Lit, among other publications....

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Nina Simon

Nina Simon is The New York Times best-selling debut author of “Mother-Daughter Murder Night." “Mother-Daughter Murder Night," a Reese's Book Club pick, is a big-hearted whodunit about a grandmother, mother and daughter trio who solve the murder of a naturalist who washes up on their doorstep in the Monterey Bay....

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Books:
Almost Surely Dead
Amina Akhtar
Mystery / Thrillers
Amazon Publishing
February 2024
ISBN 9781662507571
302 pages

Rabbit Hole
Kate Brody
Mystery / Thrillers
Soho Press
January 2024
ISBN 9781641294874
384 pages
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Mother-Daughter Murder Night
A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick
Nina Simon
Mystery / Thrillers
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2023
ISBN 9780063315044
368 pages
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