Where: The Edwards Library, 30 East Street, Southampton, MA 01073
Marian Lanouette and Dale T. Phillips will discuss their noir mysteries as part of Hampton Reads, in which the Big Read is The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett.
Where: Billerica Public Library, 15 Concord Road, Billerica, MA (978-671-0948)
Sheila Connolly, Hallie Ephron, and Clea Simon will discuss the many different, and sometimes unusual, places where they find the ideas for their mystery and suspense novels.
Where: Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast, ME 04915
Jessie Crockett, Vicki Doudera, and Kate Flora will discuss the nuts and bolts of writing a mystery--everything from getting that first idea, plotting, creating characters, doing research, and the daily schedule that gets the book written.