David Liss

The mystery writer brings us an 18th century tale of espionage

Enter into a world of blackmail, corporate espionage and ambitious politicians today when David Liss reads from his new Benjamin Weaver thriller The Devil’s Company. Set in 18th-century London, the story has “ruffian for hire” Weaver forced to steal important documents from the British East India Company. The crime is just the start of a dangerous cat-and-mouse game between spies and power-hungry business moguls. It’s a busy season for Liss, as he has his first Marvel comic book, Daring Mystery Comics Annual #1, set for release in September. 6:30 p.m. Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. Free.
Mon., July 13, 6:30 p.m., 2009
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