Clea Simon

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World Enough:
A Boston-based Noir Mystery

This event includes a book signing

Date

Nov
2
Thursday
November 2, 2017
7:00 PM

Location

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

This event is free; no tickets are required.

Harvard Book Store welcomes local journalist and crime fiction writer CLEA SIMON for a discussion of her latest book, World Enough: A Boston-based Noir Mystery.

About World Enough

This intriguing, hardhitting, intricately-plotted mystery set in Boston’s clubland marks an exciting new departure for cozy author Clea Simon. 

The Boston club scene may be home to a cast of outsiders and misfits, but it’s where Tara Winton belongs; the world she’s been part of for the past twenty years. Now, one of the old gang is dead, having fallen down the basement stairs at his home.

With her journalist’s instincts, Tara senses there’s something not quite right about Frank’s supposedly accidental death. When she asks questions, she begins to uncover some disturbing truths about the club scene in its heyday. Beneath the heady, sexually charged atmosphere lurked something darker. Twenty years ago, there was another death. Could there be a connection? Is there a killer still at large … and could Tara herself be at risk?

Praise

"Clea Simon writes with authority and affection about a lost world. Highly recommended" —Catriona McPherson

"World Enough is excellent—a twisty, bittersweet trip with just the right mix of edge and nostalgia.” —Joseph Finder, New York Times bestselling author of The Switch and Guilty Minds

Clea Simon
Clea Simon

Clea Simon

Clea Simon, after three nonfiction books and 22 mysteries with cats in them, returns to her rock & roll past this fall with World Enough (Severn House), an edgy urban noir. The Somerville author has also contributed essays, reviews, short stories, and reported pieces to the likes of Rolling Stone, American Prospect, Salon, Ms., Boston Globe, Boston Phoenixand The New York Times as well as various anthologies. She can be reached at www.CleaSimon.com
Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes

As you exit the station, reverse your direction and walk east along Mass. Ave. in front of the Cambridge Savings Bank. Cross Dunster St. and proceed along Mass. Ave for three more blocks. You will pass Au Bon Pain, JP Licks, and TD Bank. Harvard Book Store is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Plympton St.

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