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Deadliest Reads

Presented by the Fort Worth Public Library Foundation

There will be plenty of mystery and suspense at the inaugural Fort Worth Library Author Series, beginning in September. The library welcomes four popular authors who will walk us down the path they take when writing their fictional favorites. From a forensic anthropologist to a former member of an apocalyptic cult, these authors are sure to leave you with some memorable tales.

Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs

  • 6:30 - 8 p.m. Thu., Sept. 24, Central

From teaching FBI agents how to detect and recover human remains, to separating and identifying commingled body parts, forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs has brought her own dramatic work experience to her mesmerizing forensic thrillers, the Temperance Brennan novels. Dr. Reichs is also a producer of the hit Fox TV series Bones, which is based on her work and her novels. Photo Credit: Marie Reine Mattera

Taylor Stevens

Taylor Stevens

Our second visiting author is Texas resident Taylor Stevens, award-winning New York Times best-selling author of the critically acclaimed Vanessa Michael Munroe series. Raised in countries around the world, her books are international boots-on-the-ground thrillers featuring a mercenary information hunter along the lines of Jason Bourne and Jack Reacher.

Anne Perry

Anne Perry

  • 6:30 - 8 p.m. Thu., Nov. 12, Central

Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels and the William Monk novels. Her novels are set in Europe during a time of unprecedented challenge and change that tested people to their inner core. Photo Credit: Diane Hinds

Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is the author of eight novels in the Walt Longmire mystery series, which has garnered popular and critical acclaim. Wyoming county sheriff Walt Longmire is the basis for the hit Netflix series Longmire, starring Robert Taylor, Lou Diamond Phillips and Katee Sackoff.

So make a point to join us for any and all of the above Wordslingers visits. You’ll get to meet face-to-face with some of your favorite writers, hear about their amazing life experiences, and get valuable advice on penning a book of your own.

We would like to thank the Fort Worth Public Library Foundation for its generous support of this series.

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Last updated: Sept. 22, 2015

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