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Apr
20
Virtual Event: Robert Dugoni in conversation with Luanne Rice

Virtual Event:  Robert Dugoni discusses In Her Tracks with special guest host, Luanne Rice Click here to order a signed first edition We’ll be streaming this event live on Facebook. Click here at event start time to watch the program.* Robert Dugoni. In Her Tracks (Thomas & Mercer, $15.95 Signed).What family secrets are behind two disappearances? Seattle detective Tracy Crosswhite is determined to uncover the truth in the latest installment of New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni’s heart-stopping series. Returning from an extended leave in her hometown of Cedar Grove, Detective Tracy Crosswhite finds herself reassigned to the Seattle PD’s cold case unit. As the protective mother of an infant daughter, Tracy is immediately drawn to her first file: the abduction of a five-year-old girl whose parents, embattled in a poisonous divorce, were once prime suspects. While reconstructing the days leading up to the girl’s disappearance, Tracy is brought into an active investigation with former partner Kinsington Rowe. A young woman has vanished on an isolated jogging trail in North Seattle. Divided between two critical cases, Tracy has little to go on except the treacherous deceptions behind a broken marriage—and now, the secrets hiding behind the closed doors of a deceptively quiet middle-class neighborhood. To find two missing persons, Tracy will have to follow more than clues, which are both long cold and unsettlingly fresh. Given her own traumatic past, Tracy must also follow her instincts—to whatever dark and dangerous places they may lead. Robert Dugoni is the critically acclaimed New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and #1 Amazon bestselling author of the Tracy Crosswhite police series set in Seattle, which has sold more than 6 million books worldwide. He is also the author of The Charles Jenkins espionage series, and the David Sloane legal thriller series. He is also the author of several stand-alone novels including The 7th Canon, Damage Control, and the literary novel, The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell – Suspense Magazine’s 2018 Book of the Year, for which Dugoni’s narration won an AudioFile Earphones Award; as well as the nonfiction exposé The Cyanide Canary, a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. Several of his novels have been optioned for movies and television series. Dugoni is the recipient of the Nancy Pearl Award for Fiction and a two-time winner of the Friends of Mystery Spotted Owl Award for best novel set in the Pacific Northwest. He is also a two-time finalist for the International Thriller Award, the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, the Silver Falchion Award for mystery, and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award. Robert Dugoni’s books are sold in more than twenty-five countries and have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Luanne Rice is the New York Times bestselling author of thirty-five novels, including three YA novels, that have been translated into twenty-five languages. Her latest novel, The Shadow Box was released by Thomas & Mercer on February 1, 2021. Rice’s books often center on love, family, nature, and the sea. The Beautiful Lost deals with teen depression, something Rice experienced herself.  She is an advocate for mental health awareness, a participant in McLean Hospital’s Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life Several of Rice’s novels have been adapted for television, including Crazy in Love for TNT, Blue Moon for CBS, Follow the Stars Home and Silver Bells for Hallmark Hall of Fame, and Beach Girls for a mini-series on Lifetime.  Rice contributed a monologue to Motherhood Out Loud, a play that premiered at Hartford Stage Company and was performed Off-Broadway and at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. In 2002, Connecticut College awarded Rice an honorary degree.  Her papers are located in the college’s Special Collections Library. A profile of Rice appeared in Connecticut College Magazine, Fall 2014. She was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from St. Joseph College in West Hartford, Conn. In June 2014, she received the 2014 Connecticut Governor’s Arts Award for excellence and lifetime achievement as a literary artist.  Christopher Plummer, actor, and Tim Prentice, sculptor, were also celebrated, and Rice was thrilled to share the moment with them. Rice, an avid environmentalist, is honored to be a creative affiliate of the Safina Center. *It is not necessary to have a Facebook account to watch our author programs.  They are also available to view afterwards on FB and Youtube.

Date
April 20
Time
6:00pm - 7:00pm