P.M. LaRose



P.M. LaRose worked for many years in the publishing industry. A native of Louisiana, he moved upriver to Minnesota before the turn of the millennium. In 2015, he returned to his hometown of Baton Rouge, where he lives with his wife, Jeanne Anne. First Case of Beers (2014) was the debut in a mystery series involving store detective Jim “Beers” Biersovich. The sequel, Bet on Beers, was published by Forty Press on October 1, 2016.


Noon to 1 p.m.
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room C
It's a Mystery to Me: Mischief, Murder, and Mayhem

1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


Bet on Beers

Fresh off a successful conclusion to a perplexing case at the home store in Minneapolis, Jim Biersovich is dispatched to Las Vegas to look into thefts at the La Scala casino store. The disappearance of an invaluable jade bathtub seems impossible until Beers and his amateur sleuth assistants begin to piece together the clues. This time, there’s murder as a component, and survival in the gambling capital of the world is never a sure bet.


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