Start: 6:00 pm
In the sixth installment of Spencer Quinn's brilliant New York Times bestselling mystery series, canine narrator Chet and his human partner P.I. Bernie Little are handed a hard case in the Big Easy.With top-notch suspense, humor, and genuine insight into the ways our canine companions think and behave -- all set against a rollicking new Louisiana backdrop -- The Sound and the Furry ($25.00) will make you howl in delight.Spencer Quinn is the author of five previous Chet and Bernie mystery novels: Dog on It, Thereby Hangs a Tail, To Fetch a Thief, The Dog Who Knew Too Much, and A Fistful of Collars. He lives on Cape Cod with his dogs Audrey and Pearl. When not keeping them out of mischief, he is hard at work on the next Chet and Bernie mystery.Dr. Jennifer Emmert of the San Francisco SPCA will be introducing Spencer Quinn. Book Passage will be donating 10% of the profits for the event's sales of Quinn's book to the SF SPCA.
Start: 7:00 pm
In The Devil's Interval ($15.00), Maggie Fiori uses her powers as a journalist to dig into the world of San Francisco's elite after a limo driver is convicted of murdering a socialite. Between managing her sons' soccer practices, saving her damaged marriage, and handling her maddening staff, Maggie fights to prove that the "Limousine Lothario" was guilty of no more than loving his mother.Linda Lee Peterson is the author of Edited to Death, which introduced readers to San Francisco sleuth and magazine editor Maggie Fiori. A well-known marketing expert, Peterson has also written several nonfiction books and contributed to such publications as the Chicago Tribune.