Stefanie Pintoff: A Curtain Falls

It's easy to understand how this author swept up one of the mystery genre's most important awards with her debut book

Catch a new author who is making quite a splash on the literary scene at today's discussion and signing session with Stefanie Pintoff. Winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best First Novel for In the Shadow of Gotham, Pintoff is currently on tour in support of her new book, A Curtain Falls. Set in New York City during the early twentieth century, Falls follows Simon Ziele, a police detective who is chasing a killer who targets young actresses, leaving their dead bodies in the city's then up-and-coming theater district. 5 p.m. Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks. Free.
Sat., June 19, 5 p.m., 2010
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