Open Book Series – January 2021

SUNDAY,  JANUARY 10, 2020  |  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Christopher Reich is the New York Times bestselling author of The Take, Numbered Account, Rules of Deception, Rules of Vengeance, Rules of Betrayal, and many other thrillers. His novel The Patriots Club won the International Thriller Writers award for Best Novel in 2006. In his latest novel, THE PALACE – international spy Simon Riske becomes the most wanted man in the world. Chris lives in Encinitas, California.

Nick Petrie received his MFA in fiction from the University of Washington and won a Hopwood Award for short fiction while an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. His story “At the Laundromat” won the 2006 Short Story Contest in The Seattle Review, a national literary journal.

His first novel, The Drifter, won the ITW Thriller and Barry Awards and was nominated for Edgar, Anthony, and Hammett Awards. He won the 2016 Literary Award from the Wisconsin Library Association and was named one of Apple’s 10 Writers to Read in 2017.  Light It Up was named the Best Thriller of 2018 by Apple Books and has been nominated for a Barry Award.

His books in the Peter Ash series are The Drifter, Burning Bright, Light It Up, and Tear It Down. A husband and father, he has worked as a carpenter, remodeling contractor, and building inspector.  He lives in Milwaukee, where he is hard at work on the next Peter Ash novel.

Matt Coyle is the author of the best-selling Rick Cahill crime novel series. Writing at night for over a decade, Matt completed his debut novel YESTERDAY’S ECHO – which won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, The San Diego Book Award for Best Mystery, and the Ben Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Fiction. He has published seven books in the Rick Cahill series, including his latest, BLIND VIGIL.

Hosted by:  Maddie Margarita

Maddie Margarita is a writer and the host of CHARACTER FLOSS THE PODCAST on Authors on The Air Global Network, iTunes, Spotify and other major podcasting platforms, and Lit Up! OC –a monthly writer’s salon in Orange County, CA. She serves on the Boards of Sisters-in-Crime OC, and the Southern California Writers Association. Her short stories can be found in IT’S ALL IN THE STORY – CALIFORNIA, an anthology of short fiction.

This is a free event, please RSVP:

  • January 10, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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