James W. Hall and Bob Morris

Two of today's best mystery writers, James W. Hall and Bob Morris, are getting together to discuss and sign their newest releases. In his book Silencer, Hall has his recurring character Thorn trapped in a sinkhole with just one chance at escape. And Edgar Award-nominated writer Bob Morris continues his Zack Chasteen series with Baja Florida, which has Chasteen searching for the daughter of an old friend. 5 p.m. Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. Free.
Sat., Jan. 30, 5 p.m., 2010
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