Saturday, June 22nd,
6:00 p.m. – Lisa Brackmann & Timothy Hallinan
Join us for wine and cheese with Lisa
Brackmann (HOUR OF THE RAT) & Timothy Hallinan (THE FEAR ARTIST, LITTLE
ELVISES AND CRASHED)
In Brackmann’s new release, HOUR OF THE RAT, Iraq War vet
Ellie McEnroe has a pretty good life in Beijing, representing the work of
controversial dissident Chinese artist Zhang Jianli, even though Zhang’s
mysterious disappearance has her in the sights of the Chinese authorities. Then
an old Army buddy’s brother disappears and Ellie agrees to try to find him. At
worst, she figures she’ll have a few days of fun, but Ellie soon realizes that
she’s stumbled into a dangerous conspiracy that may or may not involve a
sinister biotech company, eco-terrorists, and an art-obsessed Chinese
billionaire - one that will take her on a wild chase through some of China’s
most beautiful places.
Timothy Hallinan will be discussing and signing
his fifth Poke Farrerty thriller novel, THE FEAR ARTIST, starred reviews from
three different publishing trades). He
will also be talking about his Los Angeles burglar, Junior Bender mysteries,
LITTLE ELVISES and CRASHED.
Hallinan divides his time between his residences in
Southern California and Southeast Asia.
June 23rd , 2:00 p.m. – Orange County Sisters in Crime Meeting
3:00 p.m. Speakers - Jim
Pascoe and Tom Fassbender
Creators of the Uglytown Publishing Company,
they will be talking about the 15-year anniversary of their Pool Table
anthology, BY THE BALLS, a collection co-written by Pascoe &
Fassbender includes the novel BY THE BALLS, the short story collection Five
Shots and a Funeral, and two new short stories, plus…several short essays from
fellow authors and booksellers.
Mystery Ink Bookstore,
8907 Warner Avenue, #135, Huntington Beach, CA 92647