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Anne Hillerman in Conversation with Ron Franscell

Lost Birds Flyer Pdf


June 23
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Placitas Community Library
453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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(505) 867-3355

Placitas Community Library is delighted to host a conversation between two of our favorite authors, Anne Hillerman and our own Ron Franscell, on Sunday, June 23 at 2pm.  Over the last 14 years Anne has become a dear friend of this Library and she honors us with a visit with each new book. Lost Birds is the ninth book in her Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito series. Each novel explores complex emotional issues which test the detectives in different ways. This time, Anne has taken on the extremely complicated issues involving the adoption of Indigenous children by non-native parents.  Once again, in Lost Birds, she delivers a thought-provoking, gripping mystery that brings to life the vivid terrain of the American Southwest, its people, and the lore and traditions that make it distinct. To the delight of many Hillerman readers (father and daughter), Joe Leaphorn features prominently in this story.

Anne will be joined by her friend Ron Franscell, a New York Times bestselling author of true crime and fiction mysteries, including Deaf Row and The Darkest Night.  Ron and his wife moved to Placitas a few years ago and have become fast friends with Placitas Community Library.  Anne and Ron will converse about their approaches to writing and much more.

Signed copies of Lost Birds will be available at Placitas Community Library beginning in late April. Thanks to Anne’s generosity, all sales benefit your Library. Anne and Ron each draw a big crowd so please come early for a good seat. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday,  June 23 at 2pm.