Monday, March 16, 2015

Cara Black & Libby Fischer Hellmann: March 18 Literary Salon

LITERARY SALON: Cara Black & Libby Fischer Hellmann 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 2 p.m. Berkeley, CA 
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Space Limited Potluck sweets and hors d'oeuvres

Cara Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 14 books set in different arrondisement in Paris featuring the Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series. Cara has received multiple nominations for the Anthony and Macavity Awards, a Washington Post Book World Book of the Year citation, the Médaille de la Ville de Paris—the Paris City Medal, which is awarded in recognition of contribution to international culture—and invitations to be the Guest of Honor at conferences such as the Paris Polar Crime Festival and Left Coast Crime. With more than 400,000 books in print, the Aimée Leduc series has been translated into German, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, and Hebrew.

Libby Fischer Hellmann writes Compulsively Readable Thrillers. Her 11th novel, Nobody’s Child, the 4th entry in her Georgia Davis series, was released in September, 2014. The year prior, Havana Lost, a stand-alone literary thriller and love story set in Cuba, was released. A Bitter Veil, set in revolutionary Iran during the late ’70s was released in 2012. Along with Set The Night On Fire (2010), which goes back to the late Sixties in Chicago, these stand-alone thrillers are what Libby calls her “Revolution Trilogy.” She also writes two crime fiction series: The Ellie Foreman series, a four volume set which Libby describes as a cross between “Desperate Housewives” and “24.” Chicago P.I. Georgia Davis first appeared in one of those novels, but now has her own series, which has grown to four volumes as well. She has just finished The Incidental Spy, a novella set during the early years of the Manhattan Project in Chicago, and she’s currently working on the 5th Ellie Foreman novel.


March 26: Award winning author Timothy Williams, 7 p.m. Tim lives in Guadaloupe. He writes two series: one written in English set in Italy and a second written in French set in Guadaloupe.

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