Scheduled for October, 4, 2019, The Wicked Good Mystery Writers , all 6 of them, are on a fall tour and stopping at Jabberwocky Bookstore at the Tannery in Newburyport.
A group of highly sucessful cozy mystery writers they create a highly entertaining and delightful evening discussion of writing, publishing, and reading books.
The Wicked Good Writers include Edith Maxwell whose latest book is Judge Thee Not, a quaker midwife mystery and Barbara Ross whose latest book is Steamed Open, a Maine Clambake Mystery.
On October 25, Jabberwocky welcomes John Connolly. Connolly is known to be one of the most charming and delighful speakers to visit Jabberwocky. He will read from A Book of Bones, his 17th Charlie Parker mystery, which goes on sale Oct 15th.
With his signature blend of crime and supernatural horror, A Book of Bones is a terrifying and suspenseful thrill ride that will keep you guessing until the very last page.
Currently Connolly’s paperback of A Woman in the Woods is on every bestseller list imaginable. Besides the Charlie Parker series of mystery novels, he is also the author of the supernatural collection Nocturnes, the Samuel Johnson Trilogy for younger readers, and (with Jennifer Ridyard) the Chronicles of the Invaders series, and with James Patterson & Tim Malloy the nonfiction Filthy Rich: The Shocking True Story of Jeffrey Epstein – The Billionaire’s Sex Scandal.
He divides his time between Dublin and Portland, Maine; makes regular donations to the wine industry; and keeps a number of dogs in a remarkable degree of comfort.
Kirkus Reviews says of A Book of Bones: “”A seamless, expansive, and chilling blend of police procedural and gothic horror tale . . . perfect for fireside reading on cold, rainy nights.”. And of A Woman in the Woods, Kirkus says “A complicated plot, richly drawn characters, and a vein of horrors will keep readers devouring the pages.” RT Book Reviews says: “This haunting thriller will keep you reading into the night with the lights on and the phone turned off.”