History Mystery Superstar Maureen Jennings
Sat, 12/17/2016 - 12:04pm
When: October 26, 2016 at the Downtown Library Multi-Purpose Room
Historical mystery writer Maureen Jennings discusses her work and the history/mystery genre.
Born in England, Maureen Jennings emigrated to Canada as a teenager. The first acclaimed [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/search/series/murdoch?search_format=a%7Cx%7Cl| Detective Murdoch] mystery was published in 1997. Six more followed, all to enthusiastic reviews. In 2003, Shaftesbury Films adapted three of the novels into movies of the week, and four years later the [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/search/series/murdoch?search_format=u%7Cg%7Cq| Murdoch Mysteries TV series] was created and is now shown around the world.
The [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/search/series/Tom%20Tyler?search_format=a%7Cx%7Cl| Detective Inspector Tom Tyler series], set in World War II-era England, got off to a spectacular start with 2011’s [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1393783| Season of Darkness]. Her newest book, "Dead Ground in Between," is the haunting fourth novel in the DI Tom Tyler series. Set in Britain during the darkest days of World War II, this is a must-read especially for those interested in wartime dramas.
This event was cosponsored by Aunt Agatha’s Mystery Bookstore.
October 26, 2016 at the Downtown Library Multi-Purpose Room
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