Author Joel Goldman will discuss his new mystery, Shake Down, on Thursday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Goldman is a Kansas City native, and much of the action in Shake Down takes place in the Plaza area. In Shake Down, Goldman tells the story of three people whose lives collide over a mass murder at a Kansas City residence that Special Agent Jack Davis has carefully staked out for weeks.
Goldman is the author of four previous novels, all of them featuring trial lawyer Lou Mason. The second book in the Lou Mason series, The Last Witness, was nominated for the Edgar award in 2003. The fourth book, Deadlocked, was nominated for a Shamus award and has been optioned for film.
Copies of Goldman's books will be available courtesy of Rainy Day Books, and the author will sign copies purchased during the event.
Goldman, a fourth generation Kansas Citian, retired from his law practice in 2006.
Admission is free. A 6:30 p.m. reception precedes the event. Complete the form below or call 816.701.3407 to indicate your interest in attending. (angelakille)