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Mystery Authors Series – Fall, 2012

Posted by Michael Gorzka on August 21st, 2012

Did you miss any of the Fall 2012 Mystery Author book talks? If so, you can watch them online:

Kate Flora – Tuesday, September 4th, 7pm

Maine Native and “recovering attorney” Kate Flora is the author of twelve books, including seven Thea Kozak mysteries, the latest of which is Stalking Death, a stand-alone suspense novel, and three in her Portland, Maine based Joe Burgess police procedural series, the latest of which is Redemption.

Research for her police procedural series led her to try her hand at true crime, Finding Amy: A True Story of Murder in Maine, which was nominated for an Edgar award in 2007 and was a finalist for the Maine Literary Awards. Her current projects include Death Dealer, a true crime involving a Canadian serial killer. For press photos, visit:

Paul Doiron – Tuesday, September 18th, 7pm

Mr. Doiron is the author of the Mike Bowditch series of crime novels, including The Poacher’s Son, which won the Barry Award and the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel and was nominated for an Edgar Award, an Anthony Award, a Macavity Award, and a Thriller Award for Best First Novel.

His third novel in the series, Bad Little Falls, was published August 7.

He is the editor in chief of Down East: The Magazine of Maine and Down East Books. The Bangor Daily News named Paul one of its 12 Mainers to Watch in 2012. For press photos, visit:

J.A. Hitchcock – Tuesday, October 2nd, 7pm

Jayne Hitchcock uses her own experience as the victim of a cyberstalker to help others avoid the very real problems of online crime.

Hitchcock has been celebrated for her work to pass tough cybercrime legislation, train law enforcement personnel, and help victims fight back.

She is the author of Net Crimes and Misdemeanors and the upcoming True Crime Online: Most Shocking Stories from the Dark Side of the Web, in which she journeys into the darkest recesses of the internet to document some of the most depraved criminals imaginable, from bullies and stalkers to scam artists, sexual predators, and serial killers.

Roberta Isleib – Tuesday, October 16th, 7pm

New Jersey born clinical psychologist Roberta Isleib took up writing mysteries to justify time spent on the links. Her first series, featuring a neurotic professional golfer and a sports psychologist, was nominated for both Agatha and Anthony awards.

Her series starring a Connecticut psychologist and advice columnist, debuted in 2007 with Deadly Advice followed by Preaching to the Corpse and Asking for Murder. Writing as Lucy Burdette, she launched a Key West food critic mystery series in 2012, which includes An Appetite for Murder and Death in Four Courses. For press photos, visit

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