Authors bring mystery madness to Visalia

American writer and novelist Jennifer J. Chow. Her latest book “Ill-Fated Fortune,” the first book of her new series, is based in the Central Valley.(Via Jennifer J. Chow’s official website.)

Mystery authors Jennifer J. Chow and Lorie Lewis Ham to visit the Tulare County Library Visalia Branch, where they look to speak and sign their new books for local fans

VISALIA – The Visalia Branch of the Tulare County Library is set to welcome authors Jennifer J. Chow and Lorie Lewis Ham for a presentation and book signing, and fans and book readers are encouraged to attend and hear the authors speak about their newest books.

The signing is set for June 22 at 1 p.m. Chow’s book “Ill-Fated Fortune” is the first book in her new series, which is set in the Central Valley. Chow has been nominated for several awards such as the Agatha, the Anthony, the Lefty and the Lilian Jackson Braun Awards. She tends to write cozy mysteries filled with hope and heritage such as the “L.A. Night Market” and the “Sassy Cat Mysteries” series.

The cover of author Lorie Lewis Ham’s newest book “One of You,” which is the second book of her “Tower District Mystery” series based in Fresno. (Via Lorie Lewis Ham’s social media page.)

As for Ham, her book “One of You” – which is the second book in Ham’s “Tower District Mystery” series – comes out this month. A published author since her teens, her works include poems, articles, short stories and six mystery novels. In 2010, she became the editor-in-chief and publisher of Kings River Life Magazine.

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