Each February we solict suggestions from the community for the One Book One Community selection. Gail Bowen’s work has been suggested in the past, and though not chosen for OBOC, she will be coming to Medicine Hat on November 5!
MEDICINE HAT PUBLIC LIBRARY – GAIL BOWEN – NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Popular Regina mystery author, Gail Bowen, reads from her latest work in progress on Monday, November 5 at 7.00 pm in the Library Theatre.
Gail Bowen’s mystery series features Joanne Kilbourn, a university professor, sometime political columnist, and a wife, mother and grandmother in Regina. The most recent book in the series, Kaleidoscope, was published in Spring 2012. Gail is currently working on The Gift, which features Joanne’s adopted teenaged daughter, Taylor. The author will give Medicine Hatters a sneak preview of this new work as she reads from it.
The first six books in the Kilbourn series – Deadly Appearances(1990); Murder at theMendel(1991); The Wandering Soul Murders(1992); A Colder Kind ofDeath(1994), winner of the Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award; A KillingSpring(1996) and Verdict in Blood(1998) – have appeared as made-for-television movies with world-wide distribution. Burying Ariel(2000); The GlassCoffin(2002); The Last Good Day(2004); The Endless Knot(2006); The BrutalHeart(2008) and The Nesting Dolls(2010) have met with critical and commercial success. In June 2008, Reader’s Digest named Bowen ‘Canada’s Best Mystery Novelist’.
For more information about Gail Bowen go to www.gailbowen.com. Gail Bowen’s visit is cosponsored by Medicine Hat Public Library, the Writer’s Union with financial assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.
For more information, contact Hilary Munro, Head of Adult Services, Medicine Hat Public Library at 403-502-8533 or at email@example.com