NEXT MEETING: August 3, 2014

Speakers – Art of Interrogation with Paul Bishop and Eric Beetner

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Paul Bishop: Novelist, screenwriter, and television personality, Paul Bishop spent 35 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, where he was twice honored as Detective Of The Year. He continues to work privately as a deception expert and as a specialist in the investigation of sex crimes. His fourteen novels include five in his Fey Croaker L.A.P.D. series, two titles in the popular Fight Card series, and the forthcoming Lie Catchers and Gunhawks. On the web:,, Twitter @BishsBeat

Eric Beetner:Eric Beetner is the author of The Devil Doesn’t Want Me, Dig Two Graves, White Hot Pistol, The Year I Died Seven Times, Stripper Pole At The End Of The World & the story collection, A Bouquet Of Bullets. He is co-author (with JB Kohl) of the novels One Too Many Blows To The Head and Borrowed Trouble and the upcoming Over Their Heads. He has also written two novellas in the popular Fightcard series, Split Decision and A Mouth Full Of Blood. He lives in Los Angeles where he co-hosts the Noir At The Bar reading series. For more visit

Reader: Craig Faustus Buck

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Craig Faustus Buck has been a journalist, a nonfiction book author, a writer-producer for network television, a feature film screenwriter, a short-story author and now a novelist.  Among his six nonfiction books, two were #1 New York Times bestsellers–one pop-psychology the other pop-gynecology.  His short film, Overnight Sensation, was nominated for an Academy Award.  He was one of the writers on the seminal miniseries V: The Final Battle and wrote the famous episode where The Incredible Hulk dropped acid.  His agent is currently shopping his first noir mystery novel, Go Down Hard, which was First Runner Up for the Claymore Award at Killer Nashville.  His novella Psycho Logic was published by the Stark Raving Group in May. His indie feature, Smuggling for Gandhi, is currently in preproduction.  He is Vice President of our local Mystery Writers of America and Speakers Bureau Director of Sisters in Crime L.A.   His short story, Dead End, from which he’ll be reading today, is the prequel to his novella and a current nominee for the Anthony Award.

Chapter meetings held at:

South Pasadena Library Community Room
1115 El Centro Street
South Pasadena CA 91030
2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Networking and Refreshments
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Program


This activity is not sponsored by the City of South Pasadena or the South Pasadena Public Library.


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