Crime Wave: Writing and Reading Strong Women

Sat. March 19, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Omni Hotel - Ballroom C

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903


Rebecca Drake (Only Ever You), Mary Louise Kelly (Bullet), Lisa Lutz (The Passenger), and Sarah Weinman (Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s) discuss their crime novels and compilation.

Why Should You Attend?

You’ll want to read these excellent crime novels written by women with publication dates ranging from the mid-twentieth century to next week. Don’t miss it!

“Rebecca Drake’s Only Ever You is a heart-wrenching, smartly written thriller. A Gone Girl for parents.” ―Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times Bestselling author of Robert B. Parker’s The Devil Wins

“Kelly’s years as a political writer and intelligence correspondent covering wars, terrorism and nuclear powers have served her well, and she portrays James with authority in a smart, fun voice that will stir lust and envy among readers.”―Publishers Weekly

“With whip-smart writing and a breakneck pace, The Passenger’s clever plot twists and sharp characters are sure to keep you guessing long into the night, hoping against hope that its complex protagonist isn’t nearly as guilty as she seems.” —Kim McCreight, New York Times Bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia

Drake, Rebecca, Only Ever You
Kelly, Mary Louise Bullet cover
Lutz, Lisa, The Passenger
Weinman, Sarah, Women 1940s
Weinman, Sarah, Women 1950s