Winner of three Bram Stoker Awards, David Morrell has been called the father of the modern action novel. Hell read from his latest release, The Spy Who Came for Christmas, at todays signing and discussion. Spyis a tale of espionage with Nativity story overtones. Undercover agent Paul Kagan spends Christmas Eve protecting an infant from Russian mobsters, with just a battered woman and her disillusioned son to help him.
Morrell will also sign copies of his Marvel Knights miniseries Captain America: The Chosen. Find out if Marine Corporal James Newsom is actually fighting alongside Captain America or if its all in his head. And is Captain America gasp! dying? 6 p.m. 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. Free.
Fri., Nov. 14, 6 p.m., 2008