Former CIA-operative Louis Morgan makes his third appearance in The Terrorist, the newest title by novelist Peter Steiner. When a young friend arrives in the United States to study, only to quickly disappear, Morgan races to find him before the boy becomes the latest victim in an international plot. The Terrorist, like Steiner's other work, has garnered rave reviews. Publishers Weekly has said of Steiner's previous novels, "Literate crime thrillers don't get much better than this." Steiner appears at Murder by the Book today for a discussion and signing session. 6:30 p.m. 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. Free.
Wed., June 16, 6:30 p.m., 2010