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Crime Fiction Masters: Family Secrets and Misunderstood Women


Admission and $10 off at our bookstore.

July 8, 2019 Monday, 7:00 pm

Celebrated authors (and friends) Alison Gaylin and Alafair Burke both explore the themes of misunderstood women and dark family secrets in their new books, Never Look Back (Gaylin) and The Better Sister (Burke). In their conversation, they will talk about taking these universal themes to the extreme through the twisty paths of narrative fiction.

Misunderstood Women
  • Alison Gaylin

    Alison Gaylin

    Alison Gaylin

    USA Today and international bestselling author Alison Gaylin has been nominated for the Edgar four times. She most recently won the 2019 Edgar Award in the paperback original category for If I Die Tonight. She has also won the Shamus and RT Reviewers Choice awards, and has been nominated for the Anthony, ITW Thriller and Strand Book Awards. Her books are published in several countries, including the US, UK, France, Germany, Japan, Romania and the Netherlands. She lives with her husband and daughter in Woodstock, New York. You can follow Alison on Twitter @alisongaylin and learn more at

  • Alafair Burke

    Alafair Burke

    Alafair Burke

    Alafair Burke is a New York Times bestselling author whose most recent novels include The Wife and The Ex, which was nominated for the Edgar Award for best novel. She also co-authors the bestselling Under Suspicion series with Mary Higgins Clark. A former prosecutor, she now teaches criminal law and lives in Manhattan and East Hampton.