Friday, September 7, 2012

Book Signing September 15

Three Mystery Authors to Speak and Sign at Mt. Juliet Books a Million September 15 as Part of National Be Kind to Editors and Writer’s Month

NASHVILLE – In honor of National Be Kind to Editors and Writer’s Month, three Tennessee mystery authors, D.B. Henson, Jaden Terrell, and Lisa Wysocky will speak and sign copies of their books at Books-A-Million at Providence Marketplace, 401 South Mount Juliet Road, Mount Juliet, TN 37122 (615-773-4300) on Saturday, September 15, at 1:00 p.m. The three authors will discuss books and writing before opening the floor for a fun audience Q&A.

September is National Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month. Established in 1984, it is a time for editors and writers to enhance the awareness of the general public concerning the importance of writing and editing.

National bestselling author D.B. Henson, a former real estate agent and director of marketing for a construction company, is a member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, and Sisters In Crime. She lives with her husband near Nashville, Tennessee.

Her current book is Deed To Death. A bride never expects to attend the funeral of her groom on the very day they planned to wed. For Toni Matthews the unthinkable becomes reality when her wealthy fiancé plunges to his death at a construction site.  Refusing to believe the ME’s ruling of suicide, Toni starts her own investigation. As she begins uncovering a series of dark secrets, Toni becomes the killer’s next target.

Jaden Terrell is the author of the Jared McKean mysteries and a contributor to Now Write! Mysteries, a collection of exercises published by Tarcher/Penguin for writers of crime fiction. Terrell is the executive director of the Killer Nashville Thriller, Mystery, and Crime Literature Conference and a recipient of the 2009 Magnolia Award for service to the Southeastern Chapter of Mystery Writers of America.

Jaden’s book, Racing the Devil, features Jared McKean, a man in flux. His son has Down syndrome, his best friend has AIDS, and the ex-wife he still loves is celebrating the first anniversary of her marriage to another man. A betrayal by a rebound romance has cost Jared his job with Metro Nashville’s murder squad, and in the aftermath, he’s launched a career as a private detective. In a vulnerable moment, he meets a battered woman who isn’t what she seems. She begs him for protection, then seduces him and frames him for murder. With his DNA and fingerprints at the murder scene, his voice on the victim’s answering machine, and ballistic evidence tying the bullet to his gun, things look bleak. All Jared wants is to clear his name and salvage the remnants of his fractured family, but it soon becomes clear that more than his reputation is at stake. She also has a just released book, A Cup Full of Midnight, featuring the same characters.

Author/horse trainer Lisa Wysocky is a PATH instructor who educates horses for therapeutic riding. She has been chosen by the American Riding Instructors Association) as one of the Top 50 riding instructors in the nation, and is the trainer of Valentino, the current Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International Equine of the Year. Lisa is a successful nonfiction author with one of her books, Front of the Class, airing as a Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie.

Lisa’s fun, debut equestrian mystery, The Opium Equation, received four prestigious awards, and rave reviews from Midwest Book Review, The Library Journal, and many others. When retired movie star Glenda Dupree was murdered at Fairbanks, her antebellum mansion near Nashville, her neighbor, a (mostly) law-abiding horse trainer named Cat Enright, is implicated. With the help of riding students, a (possibly) psychic horse, a local cop, a kid named Frog, and an eccentric client of a certain age with electric blue hair, Cat takes time from her horse training business to try to solve the case.

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