Cara Black with Jacqueline Winspear -EVENT POSTPONED-
Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco



Two masters of crime fiction discussing the writing of fiction that takes place in World War Two Europe. They explore topics that closely parallel many of the issues of the day as well as discussing the challenge and complexities of placing one's writing in a dynamic historic period.


Cara Black's most recent book is

Three Hours in Paris

Published by Soho Press

Cara Black, doyenne of the Parisian crime novel, is at her best as she brings Occupation-era France to vivid life in this gripping story about one young woman with the temerity—and drive—to take on Hitler himself. Cara Black is also the author of the bestselling Aimee Leduc Series. The most recent release being Murder in Bel-Air published by Soho Books.



Jacqueline Winspear's essay "Writing about War" will be published in the new anthology

Private Investigations: Mystery Writers On The Secrets, Riddles and Wonders In Their Lives

published by Seal Press

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of the Masie Dobb's Series, following the exploits of the renowned psychologist and investigator Masie Dobbs through her exploits in WW2 London. The most recent novel in the series is The American Agent (number 15) published by Harper Collins. Additional books in the series include: To Die But Once; In This Grave Hour; Journey to Munich and many others.