**PROGRAM CANCELLED. Will reschedule for another date!**
Tuesday, March 24, 1:00 PM Join us for a book talk and signing with mystery author Bruce Robert Coffin. A former detective sergeant with nearly thirty years in law enforcement, Bruce is the award-winning author of the bestselling Detective Byron Mystery Series. Winner of Killer Nashville’s Silver Falchion for Best Procedural, Bruce’s third novel, Beyond the Truth, was also a finalist for the Agatha Award for Contemporary Mystery and Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction. His short fiction has appeared in a number of anthologies including 2016 Best American Mystery Stories.
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Be sure to read Bruce’s award-winning novel, Beyond the Truth, winner of the Silver Falchion Award for Best Procedural, Agatha Award Nominee for Best Contemporary Novel, Maine Literary Award Nominee for Best Crime Fiction, and Maine Sunday Telegram #1 Bestseller.
“Authentic and gripping.” — Joseph Wambaugh, bestselling author of The Onion Field
“A gripping atmospheric thriller that finds the dark side of Portland, Maine. The Detective Byron mystery series is one of the finest to arrive in a long time.” — #1 New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston
“Flawless prose, witty dialogue, startling twists. Authenticity seeps from every page, from the police work to the resonating emotions. Unforgettable.” — K.J. Howe, international bestselling author of SKYJACK
“I rate Coffin among the luminaries of the genre – right beside Wambaugh, McBain, and John Ball.” — LA Times bestselling author Baron R. Birtcher
“A superbly realistic, tense, and exciting novel.” — New York Times bestselling author Reed Farrel Coleman