Pearson's skills at solving fictional crimes have spilled over into real life - they earned him a spot on the FBI task force on the Washington D.C. sniper case, and the research methods in his 1988 novel Undercurrents once aided prosecutors in a homicide case. You can ask him about solving crime - both on paper and in real life - at today's reading and signing session. 6:30 p.m. Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. Free.
Thu., July 2, 6:30 p.m., 2009