Books in the ‘Brook will feature two bestselling Maine crime writers—Bruce Robert Coffin and Jen Blood—at readings on November 14 at Walker Memorial Library.
Bruce Robert Coffin is the bestselling author of the Detective Byron mystery series. A former detective sergeant with more than twenty-seven years in law enforcement, he supervised all homicide and violent crime investigations in Portland. Following the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, Bruce spent four years investigating counter-terrorism cases for the FBI, earning the Director’s Award, the highest award a non-agent can receive. His most recent novel, Beyond the Truth, was a finalist for the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel, a finalist for the Maine Literary Award for Best Crime Fiction, and winner of Killer Nashville‘s Silver Falchion Award for Best Procedural. His short fiction appears in several anthologies, including Best American Mystery Stories 2016.
Bruce is a member of International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance. He is a regular contributor to Murder Books blogs. Bruce is represented by Paula Munier at Talcott Notch Literary. He lives and writes in Maine.
Jen Blood is the USA Today-bestselling author of the Erin Solomon Mysteries and the Flint K-9 Search and Rescue Mysteries. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine, is a regular blogger with Maine Crime Writers, and is also a certified dog trainer with a special interest in canine nutrition. When not working on her next novel, Jen can be found homesteading in an old New England farmhouse on the Maine Coast with a precocious pup named Marji, the magnificent Maine Coon Magnus, and a lovely bearded man called Ben.
More information about Jen and her books can be found at www.jenblood.com.
The November 14 readings will be from 6-7 p.m. in the Gathering Room at Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main Street in Westbrook.