From Chicago author Libby Fischer Hellmann, here’s a top-notch mystery with a strong female main character, Georgia Davis. She’s feisty, proud, confident and able. She’s a good PI who isn’t a “superhero” type…meaning she get afraid and is not ashamed to show it. In Doubleback, Davis gets involved with a kidnapping/murder/financial malfeasance plot that takes […]
Houdini: His Life and Legend Sun, May 6, 2-4:30pm Who was Harry Houdini? William Pack presents the life and times of Houdini through dramatic storytelling, historical magic and mini museum of Houdini ephemera. The genius of Houdini will come alive as Pack recreates some of his magic and escapes. Register here.
Knowing I’m always in the market for a good mystery, especially a good British one, I recently got a recommendation to read the Ruth Galloway series from Elly Griffiths. And what I discovered is a fantastic new writer who weaves an excellent British mystery with an archaeological spin. Set in the eastern English county of […]
Terror in Tuscany: World War II Atrocities will be shown at the Niles Public Library on Wednesday evening, May 2, at 7 p.m. when the award-winning producer Gia Marie Amella presents her latest film. The 2011 documentary recounts one of the forgotten chapters of World War II. On June 29th, 1944 German SS troops stormed […]