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Mystery Author Series Returns

patterson (2)Mark your calendars and join us for a fascinating evening with Ron Chase as we launch the 2016 Mystery Author Series, on Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 pm in the Morrell Meeting Room.  Free refreshments will be provided by the Bohemian Coffee House, and Gulf of Maine will have copies of Mr. Chase’s book for sale.

Topsham freelance writer Ron Chase was fascinated by the true story of Bernard Patterson’s daring 1971 robbery of the Northern National Bank in Mars Hill, Maine. Patterson escaped with $110,000 which at the time was the largest bank robbery in State of Maine history. Chase’s book is The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery, the story of Patterson’s adventure filled controversial life that led him across the United States, then to Europe and North Africa.

The story of Patterson’s robbery was recently featured on Bill Green’s Maine program:


Next authors in the series will be:

September 20:  Maureen Milliken

October 4:  Amy Ray

October 18:  Chris Holm

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