Tucson Festival of Books

Past Secrets

Jance, Rowell and Solcumb bring the mysteries of the past to light in their lastest mystery books.

J. A. Jance

J.A. Jance is The New York Times best-selling author of more than 60 books. Born in South Dakota and raised in Bisbee, Ariz., she and her husband now live in the Seattle area with their two long-haired Dachshunds, Mary and Jojo....

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D.M. Rowell

Like her protagonist Mud, D. M. Rowell comes from a long line of Kiowa Storytellers within a culture that treasures oral traditions. She’s an award-winning and nominated producer/writer on several documentaries, including "Vanishing Link: My Spiritual Return to the Kiowa Way," seen on PBS and winner of TrailDance 2007 Best Oklahoma Documentary....

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Brendan Slocumb

In 2022, Brendan Slocumb published his first novel, "The Violin Conspiracy," a Good Morning America Book Club Pick, about the riveting story of a young Black musician who discovers that his old family fiddle is actually a priceless Stradivarius; when it is stolen on the eve of the world’s most prestigious classical music competition, he risks everything to get it back....

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Blessing of the Lost Girls
A Brady and Walker Family Novel
J. A. Jance
Mystery / Thrillers
HarperCollins Publishers
September 2023
ISBN 9780063010109
352 pages

Symphony of Secrets
A novel
Brendan Slocumb
Mystery / Thrillers
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
January 2024
ISBN 9780593315453
448 pages
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Never Name the Dead
A Novel
D.M. Rowell
Mystery / Thrillers
Crooked Lane Books
February 2024
ISBN 9781639107209
Trade Paper, 320 pages
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