Monday, March 21, 2016

Murder in the Library: Takapuna (Auckland region)

The Ngaio Marsh Award, in association with the New Zealand Book Council, invites booklovers to a thrilling event featuring the talented authors behind three of the entrants in this year's Ngaio Marsh Awards. This Auckland region event is the first in a series of events across New Zealand.

WHEN: Wednesday 6 April 2016
WHERE: Takapuna Library, 9 The Strand
WHEN: 6pm for light refreshments, 6.30pm panel discussion
RSVP: Helen Woodhouse, (09) 890 4903 or
Entry: by koha. 

Ben Sanders' AMERICAN BLOOD has been praised as "tense and gritty" (New Zealand Listener), "cementing the arrival of a major crime talent" (New Zealand Herald) and "a winner for crime fans" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

Adam Sarafis's SOMETHING IS ROTTEN begins with a murder in an Auckland library and is "an intriguing tale that raises wider issues about the connection between business, politics, and the media" (Herald on Sunday).

Ken Smith's debut HOODWINKED centres on an "endearing" main character who runs afoul of others looking to take advantage (Coast FM). Smith was a lawyer in South Africa for many years and now lives in Auckland.

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