Mystery Readers International for a Literary Salon with award winning author Gregg Hurwitz on Wednesday, September 11, 7 p.m. in Berkeley, CA. Please leave your email address in a comment below for address and to RSVP.
Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of twelve novels, most recently They’re Watching, You’re Next, The Survivor and Tell No Lies. His
books have been nominated for numerous awards, shortlisted twice for
best novel of the year by International Thriller Writers, nominated for
CWA’s Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, chosen as feature selections for all
four major literary book clubs, honored as Book Sense Picks, nominated
for the Galaxy National Book Award, and translated into twenty two
Gregg has written screenplays for or sold spec scripts to many of the
major studios, and written, developed, and produced television
(including ABC’s “V”) for various networks. He is also a New York Times
Bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel
(Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin). He has published
numerous academic articles on Shakespeare, taught fiction writing in the
USC English Department, and guest lectured for UCLA, and for Harvard in
the United States and internationally. In the course of researching his
thrillers, he has sneaked onto demolition ranges with Navy SEALs, swum
with sharks in the Galápagos, and gone undercover into mind-control
Gregg's lastest novel is TELL NO LIES
Daniel Brasher has always been something of a disappointment to his old-money aristocratic San Francisco mother. Daniel left his high-paying job as a money manager to marry his community organizer wife and work at a job he loves, leading group counseling sessions with recently paroled ex-cons. Now he’s ready to move on and start a private practice. But before he leaves, he finds an envelope in his department mailbox—one intended for someone else that was placed in his slot by accident. Inside it is an unsigned piece of paper, a note that says only “admit what you’ve done or you will bleed for it. you have 'til november 15 at midnite.” The deadline has already passed and the person to whom the envelope was addressed was brutally murdered. But this first warning is only the beginning.
Hurwitz grew up in the Bay Area. While completing a BA from Harvard
and a master’s from Trinity College, Oxford in Shakespearean tragedy, he
wrote his first novel. He was the undergraduate scholar-athlete of the
year at Harvard for his pole-vaulting exploits, and played college
soccer in England, where he was a Knox fellow. He now lives in L.A.
where he continues to play soccer, frequently injuring himself.
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