Librarians from all over are attending the January American Library Association trade show in San Diego, and authors are in town to visit with them and other readers. On Friday, January 7, at 5:00 PM, gather at Mysterious Galaxy with a representation of the Southern California chapter of Mystery Writers of America's diverse authors. Participants Vicki Doudera (A House to Die For), Timothy Hallinan (The Queen ofPatpong), Rosemary Harris (Dead Head), Naomi Hirahara (Blood Hina), Ken Kuhlken (The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles), Sophie Littlefield (Banished), Hank Phillippi Ryan (Drive Time), Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons), and Jeri Westerson (The Demon’s Parchment) will tell tales of library appreciation and mingle with readers during the evening. And refreshments will be served.
Investigative reporter Charlotte McNally is an expert at keeping things confidential, but suddenly everyone has a secret--and it turns out it "is "possible to know too much.
Her latest scoop--an expose of a dangerous car scam, complete with stakeouts, high-speed chases and hidden-camera footage--is ratings gold. But soon that leads her to a brand-new and diabolical scheme. Charlie's personal and professional lives are on a collision course, too. Her fiance is privy to information about threats at an elite private school that have turned deadly.
Charlie has never counted on happy endings. But now, just as she's finally starting to believe in second chances, she realizes revenge, extortion and murder may leave her alone again--or even dead....