.Bring lunch, we provide coffee, tea and snacks.
Saturday, October 5 Author Visit
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Sacrifice Fly by Tim O’Mara
Raymond Donne wasn’t always a schoolteacher. Not only did he patrol the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as a police officer, but being the nephew of the chief of detectives, he was expected to go on to bigger things. But when an accident destroyed his knees and he was no longer able to do the job the way he wanted, he became a teacher in the same neighborhood. He put the force behind him and came to terms with the change, or at least he thought he had until Frankie Rivas, one of his students
and a baseball star stops showing up to class. With rankie in danger of failing and missing out on a scholarship, Ray goes looking for him only to find Frankie’s father bludgeoned to death on the floor of their apartment. Frankie and his younger sister are gone, possibly on the run. But did they really kill their father? Ray can’t believe it. But then who did, and where are Frankie and his sister? To bring Frankie and his sister home safely Ray must return to the life, the people, and the demons he walked out on all those years ago.
Meet the Author: Tim O’Mara
Saturday, October 5 at 1:00 p.m.
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Since 1987 Tim O’Mara has been teaching math and special education in New York City. He was inspired to write Sacrifice Fly and create the character Raymond Donne after making many home visits in Williamsburg, Brooklyn where he had many encounters with the Youth Offices of the NYPD. He has written several short stories and his second Raymond Donne mystery novel, Crooked Numbers, will be released in October. For the past 13 years he has hosted and produced a bi-weekly reading series of poetry and prose in NYC and is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Crime Writers of America & International Thriller Writers.
The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen
Five years after Danish politician Merete Lynggaard vanished without a trace from a ferry crossing, Detective Carl Morck takes it upon himself to reopen the case. The mystery has long been dismissed as unsolvable by the Copenhagen police who think that Merete must have slipped off the boat for reasons unknown. He finds himself revitalized by this intriguing and mysterious case.
Sister by Rosamund Lupton
Written in the form of a letter from Betrice, the older sister to her younger sibling, Tess, the narrative quickly reveals that Tess has gone missing and is soon found dead. Bea rushes from her New York City apartment to London to discover the reason for her death, which the police have declared a suicide. Bea knows Tess would never kill herself and frantically tries to find the murderer and in the process loses pieces of herself.