John Lescroart

John Lescroart and Poison book cover

Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 PM
Central Library, 1000 Grand Avenue

Plenty of parking at the lot at 10th and Grand.

John Lescroart is the bestselling author of several mystery novels. He’s best known for a series of detective novels centering on the adventures of attorney Dismas Hardy, his friends, and his coworkers, taking place in the San Francisco area. Lescroart was born in Houston, Texas, but moved to the Bay Area as a child. He eventually graduated from the University of California-Berkley with an English degree. After working several different jobs for more than twenty years, he became a full-time writer in 1994 and has since published more than twenty books.

Lescroart’s latest novel, Poison, is the 20th story the Dismas Hardy series. As Hardy contemplates retirement, a successful business owner named Grant Wagner is murdered. Hardy begins to investigate the Wagner, his family, and his associates, discovering dark, twisted secrets, jealous siblings, betrayals, and more. Lescroart’s novels have been on The New York Times bestsellers list several times, and he’s reached both commercial and critical success through this series.

Related Links

Podcast: International Best Seller John Lescroart chats with Alex Dolan (Thrill Seekers)
Q&A: Writer’s Roundtable interview with NY Times bestselling author John Lescroart (Del Mar Times)
Podcast: John Lescroart Interview (The Author Stories Podcast)
Review: ‘Poison’ by John Lescroart is a marvelous mystery (Washington Post)
A Long Time Coming: John Lescroart (Publishers Weekly)

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