Edgar Award-winning author Steve Hamilton has decided to take a break from his popular character Alex McKnight, opting to channel his energies into the new stand-alone thriller Night Work. Hamiltons new protagonist, Joe Trumbull, is a grieving juvenile probation officer who has shunned women since his fiancée was strangled to death on the eve of their wedding. When Joe decides to step back into the dating scene, his luckless blind date also comes to a murderous end. And then another woman dies. And another. Finding himself in a game of cat-and-mouse, Joe realizes a mysterious someone out there has very dark plans for him. Hamilton signs and discusses this latest thriller.
Thu., Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.