Mystery novelist Libby Fischer Hellmann will be at the Oro Valley Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 to discuss her new novel, "Doubleback."

The event is free and open to the public, with books available for purchase from Clues Unlimited book shop.

Fischer Hellmann, a transplant from Washington D.C. has lived in the Chicago area for more 30 years. Her other books include "An Eye for Murder," "Easy Innocence," "A Picture of Guilt," "An Image of Death," and "A Shot to Die For."

Hellmann holds a master's degree in film production from New York University and a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Pennsylvania. Her short stories, "House Rules" (Murder in Vegas, Forge), was nominated for an Agatha and Anthony Award in 2006. When she is not writing, Hellmann conducts speaker training programs in platform speaking, presentation skills, media training and crisis communications. She also writes and produces videos.

The Oro Valley Public Library is located at 1305 W. Naranja Drive on the town campus.

For more information call the library at 229-5300.

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