Murder by the Book at the Jesup
Join a dozen mystery and thriller authors for talks, signings and panels during Murder by the Book at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19. Murder by the Book is perfect event for readers and fans of mysteries, suspense novels and thrillers. This is a great time for readers to hear from their favorite authors and maybe find a new author to read. This year’s keynote speaker is Linda Greenlaw, whose mysteries feature Jane Bunker who lives on the fictional island of Green Haven off the coast of Maine. The weekend kicks off on Friday, Oct. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a special ticketed wine reception where you can mingle with all the authors. On Saturday, Oct. 19, there will be a daylong celebration of mystery that is free and open to the public. Visit the library to meet and hear from your favorite authors including a special keynote talk with Greenlaw at noon.
Greenlaw is author of five bestselling nonfiction books about life as a commercial fisherman: “The Hungry Ocean,” “The Lobster Chronicles,” “All Fishermen Are Liars,” “Seaworthy” and “Lifesaving Lessons,” as well as the Jane Bunker mysteries: “Slipknot,” “Fisherman’s Bend,” “Shiver Hitch” and “Bimini Twist”. She has also authored two cookbooks with her mother, Martha Greenlaw: “Recipes from a Very Small Island” and “The Maine Summers Cookbook.” She splits her time between Isle of Haut and Surry.
The authors at this year’s Murder by the Book are Brenda Buchanan, Anne Canadeo, Richard Cass, Bruce Coffin, John Corrigan (D.A. Keeley), Sherry Harris, Vaughn Hardacker, Barbara Ross, Darcy Scott, Nicole Seavey and Julia Spencer-Fleming.
For more information about the event or to purchase tickets to Friday night’s event, contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or visit jesuplibrary.org/mbtb.