Mysteries seem to be growing in popularity- get to know more about them and the trends in mystery books. Join editors, authors, librarians, and publishers as they discuss the trends in this most-popular genre.
Sujata Massey was born in England to parents from India and Germany, grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota, and lives in Baltimore, Maryland. She was a features reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun before becoming a full-time novelist. Her novels have won the Agatha and Macavity awards and been finalists for the Edgar, Anthony, and Mary Higgins Clark prizes. The first Perveen Mistry novel, The Widows of Malabar Hill, was an international bestseller. Visit her website at sujatamassey.com.
Introducing a new series set in Ghana by critically acclaimed author Kwei Quartey. Kwei was born in Ghana and raised by a black American mother and a Ghanaian father. A practicing physician, he lives and works in Pasadena. He is the author of five other critically acclaimed novels in the Darko Dawson series, Wife of the Gods, Children of the Street, Murder at Cape Three Points, Gold of Our Fathers and Death by His Grace. Find him on Twitter @doublekwei and on his website, kweiquartey.com.
Allison Brook: A former Spanish teacher, writes mysteries, romantic suspense, and novels for young readers. She loves traveling, reading, knitting, doing Sudoku, and visiting with her grandchildren, Olivia and Jack, on FaceTime. She lives on Long Island with Sammy, her feisty red cat. Dead in the Stacks is her third Haunted Library mystery
ALA Unit/Subunit: Exhibits RT
Meeting Type: Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.