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Sunday, September 15 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Crime in the Hinterlands

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How can a rural setting can shape your crime fiction?

Lise McClendon
As a longtime Montana author Lise McClendon has lived in and written about many places in the state. She has written thrillers as Rory Tate and dark humor as Thalia Filbert. Under her own name she writes the Bennett Sisters mystery series featuring five sisters who are all attorneys. She lives in the wilds of Montana along the Madison River near Yellowstone National Park.

Allen Morris Jones
Allen Morris Jones is author of the acclaimed novels "Last Year’s River," which was chosen as as a Barnes & Noble Discover pick, and "A Bloom of Bones," which was an honor book for the Montana Book Award. He has appeared on “PBS NewsHour” as a guest essayist, and seen rave reviews of his work appear on the Today Show and in the LA Times, People magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, and many others. He is the former editor of Big Sky Journal, a former acquisitions editor for the Lyons Press, and Publisher of his own small press, Bangtail Press. In 2018, he published his first children's book, "Montana for Kids: The Story of Our State." He lives in Bozeman, Montana with his wife and young son. 

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Lise McClendon

Novelist, mystery and thriller writer, Lise McClendon has been publishing mysteries since 1994, when her first novel, The Bluejay Shaman, set in Missoula and the Flathead Indian Reservation was released. She is the author of 'A Bolt from the Blue,' the ninth in the Bennett Sisters... Read More →
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Allen Morris Jones

Allen Morris Jones is the author of the novels, "Last Year’s River" (Houghton Mifflin), "A Bloom of Bones," (a Montana Book Award honor book), and, most recently, "Sweeney on the Rocks." He has also written an influential consideration of the ethics of hunting, "A Quiet Place of... Read More →


Sunday September 15, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Dana Gallery 246 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802, USA

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