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Saturday, October 19 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Death Among Friends: Crime Gets Personal

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Four mystery authors—Brendan DuBois, Elisabeth Elo, Chris Knopf, and Frances McNamara—explore the emotional and professional turmoil that results when family members, friends, and loved ones are threatened with harm, enmeshed in murder, or targeted by impersonal and amoral forces. Forced into action to save those
close to them, the central characters of their novels must also confront difficult truths about trust, loyalty, and the sacrifices they are willing to make. Mo Walsh, president of the New England chapter of Mystery Writers of America, will host this fascinating discussion. Sponsored by Mystery Writers of America–New England.

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Mo Walsh

Mo Walsh is a Massachusetts-based short story writer whose work has appeared in Mary Higgins Clark Mystery Magazine, Woman’s World, Windchill, Still Waters, and Deadfall. She also writes weekly newspaper features and is a former coordinator of the South Shore Writers Club.

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Brendan DuBois

Brendan DuBois is the award-winning author of more than twenty novels and 150 short stories. His short fiction has appeared in Playboy, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Analog, Asimov's SF Magazine, The Strand... Read More →
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Chris Knopf

Chris Knopf is the author of Dead Anyway, Cries of the Lost, and the Sam Acquillo mystery series. He worked as a copywriter in advertising and was the creative director at Mintz & Hoke Advertising and PR, a company that Knopf and his wife took over in 2000. His latest Sam Acquillo... Read More →
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Elisabeth Elo

Elisabeth Elo attended Brown University and later earned a PhD in American literature at Brandeis University. She has published scholarly articles on subjects as diverse as Walt Whitman and Cinderella, and her essays and Pushcart-nominated short stories can be found in a variety of... Read More →
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Frances McNamara

Frances McNamara is the historical and mystery author of the Emily Cabot mysteries. Her work, which often combines fictional mysteries with the historical settings and icons of the period, includes the Emily Cabot mysteries—Death at the Fair, Death at Hull House, Death at Pullman... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
BPL McKim Exhibition Hall 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA, 02116