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Fox Cities Book Festival: Victoria Houston

Oct. 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Kimberly Public Library
515 W. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly, WI 54136 United States
Phone:
920-788-7515
Website:
www.kimlit.org

Organizer

Kimberly Public Library
Phone:
920-788-7515
Website:
http://www.kimlit.org/

The Three Major Life Mistakes I’ve Made that Force Me to Write Fishing Mysteries

Victoria Houston is the author of the Loon Lake Mystery Series — DEAD ANGLER, DEAD CREEK, DEAD WATER, DEAD FRENZY, DEAD HOT MAMA, DEAD JITTERBUG, DEAD BOOGIE, DEAD MADONNA, DEAD HOT SHOT, DEAD RENEGADE. DEAD DECEIVER, DEAD TEASE, DEAD INSIDER, DEAD LIL’ HUSTLER, DEAD RAPUNZEL, DEAD LOUDMOUTH and DEAD SPIDER, seventeenth in the series, published June 2017 in hardcover, trade paperback and as an eBook from Simon & Schuster. The mysteries are set in the Northwoods of Wisconsin against a background of fishing – fly fishing as well as fishing for muskie, bass, bluegill and walleyes.

Houston’s mystery series was featured in a story on the front page of The Wall Street Journal (January 20, 2004) and on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation with Neal Conan” (February 2, 2006). See the features on her website: www.victoriahouston.com.

She has also written seven non-fiction books and co-authored two. An award-winning author specializing in family issues, Houston’s non-fiction books include the highly recommended ALONE AFTER SCHOOL: A Self-Care Guide for Latchkey Children and Their Parents (Prentice Hall, 1985); the national bestseller, LOVING A YOUNGER MAN: How Women Are Finding and Enjoying a Better Relationship (Contemporary Books (1987); Pocket Books (1988).

Author Victoria Houston will give an honest (often humorous) look at the process of developing a mystery series.