Programs by Genre - Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime

9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
State Capitol, John J. Hainkel Jr. Room
Murder Most Foul: True Crime Cases
Tom Aswell, Murder on the Teche: A True Story of Money and a Flawed Investigation
Stanley Nelson, Klan of Devils: The Murder of a Black Louisiana Deputy Sheriff
James Stewart, Mystery at the Blue Sea Cottage: A True Story of Murder in San Diego’s Jazz Age
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
State Capitol, John J. Hainkel Jr. Room
Thrills and Kills: Adventure, Mystery, and Murder
with Roy Hoffman, The Promise of the Pelican: A Novel
P.M. LaRose, Beers on Ice: Till Death Do Us Part
M.B. Lewis, The Pilate Scroll
Mary Manhein, Murder in the Cities of the Dead: A Novel
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
State Capitol, John J. Hainkel Jr. Room
To Catch a Killer: Amateur Sleuths on the Hunt
Sandra Bretting, The Safecracker’s Secret
Ellen Byron, Bayou Book Thief: A Vintage Cookbook Mystery
Claudia Gray, The Murder of Mr. Wickham
Ashley Weaver, The Key to Deceit: An Electra McDonnell Novel

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