Fall Author Event

Bestselling author, Tess Gerritsen, to appear at Council of Friends Fall author event!

Tess Gerritsen, bestselling author of crime mysteries, medical thrillers and compelling novels will appear at the 2023 Fall Author Event on Thursday, November 9 at 11:00 am at the Calvary Church, 1051 Landis Valley Rd, Lancaster, PA.

The Council of Friends of Public Libraries will host the event, which is a fundraiser for all of the public libraries in Lancaster County.  Ms. Gerritsen will be interviewed on stage by WITF’s Scott Lamar.


About the Author

Tess Gerritsen is the bestselling writer of thirty novels published in forty countries. Many of her novels have topped bestseller lists in the U.S, and abroad.   Publishers Weekly named her the “medical suspense queen.”  The daughter of a Chinese immigrant and a Chinese American seafood chef, Tess Gerritsen grew up in San Diego and dreamed of writing her own Nancy Drew novels, but her family encouraged her to pursue a more viable career.  She graduated from Stanford University and went to medical school and earned her M.D.  Gerritsen made her New York Times bestseller debut with her first medical thriller, Harvest, in 1996.

The Spy Coast: A Thriller (The Martini Club): 9781662515125: Gerritsen, Tess: Books - Amazon.com

She was a trailblazer in the mystery/thriller genre when she created her Rizzoli & Isles series, as she wrote about the partnership between two powerful female characters who used their respective skills to solve crimes. The series became a global hit and inspired the long-running TNT television series Rizzoli & Isles.

Her new espionage series featuring a mature group of retired spies who call themselves the Martini Club, launches with THE SPY COAST. Ticket holders will receive a complimentary trade paperback copy of Gerritsen’s latest novel that will be released November 1.

For more information, visit: https://www.tessgerritsen.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tess.gerritsen/

Click here to see titles by Tess Gerritsen at your local library!


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Event tickets are on sale now for $50! This includes the author’s presentation and a trade paperback copy of Tess Gerritsen’s latest book, The Spy Coast.

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The Council of Friends

Established in 2000, the award-winning Council of Friends of Public Libraries is made up of volunteers who are committed to promoting reading countywide.  The group has hosted author events for the past 22 years, which raised over $146,000 for the public libraries in Lancaster County.



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