An Evening with Michael Connelly

Join Fountain Bookstore and the Richmond Times-Dispatch for an evening with one of the world's best-selling thriller writers: Michael Connelly

General admission tickets include a virtual event with the author and a signed copy of The Law Of Innocence, plus media mail shipping.

VIP tickets get all of the above plus a limited-edition bookplate with the opportunity for personalization and an additional half hour reception prior to the main event for an exclusive interview with Roben Farzad, host of Full Disclosure Radio.

About Michael Connelly:

Michael Connelly is the author of thirty-four previous novels, including the New York Times bestsellers, Fair Warning, The Night Fire, and Dark Sacred Night. His books, which include the Harry Bosch series, the Lincoln Lawyer series, and the Renée Ballard series, have sold more than seventy-four million copies worldwide. Connelly is a former newspaper reporter who has won numerous awards for his journalism and his novels. He is the executive producer of Bosch, starring Titus Welliver, and the creator and host of the podcast Murder Book. He spends his time in California and Florida

Praise for Michael Connelly:

"Mickey Haller is the kind of slick, cynical showman who can't resist making high drama out of every routine legal procedure . . . But Connelly is himself a master manipulator, and there's always something deadly serious behind his entertaining courtroom high jinks."-- Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review

"Taken together, Connelly's novels form an indispensable, compelling chronicle of LA . . . His books are rich in the details and meanings of seismic events that have formed the rough contours of LA law and order." —Jonathan Shapiro, Los Angeles Times

About Roben Farzad:

Host of Full Disclosure (NPR One | FullDRadio.com)

Farzad is the author of Hotel Scarface: Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami

He was formerly senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, covering Wall Street, international finance and emerging markets. He has reported everywhere from Mozambique and Botswana to the Mideast and Medellín, Colombia, to the Dominican Republic and the Niger Delta.

Appearances: MSNBC, CNN, The PBS News Hour, C-SPAN, CNBC, Dateline NBC, ABC’s Good Morning America, the CBS Early Show and Charlie Rose. A regular on National Public Radio. Bylines in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Boston Globe.

He was born in Iran and raised in Miami.

About the book:

On the night he celebrates a big win, defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a former client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller is immediately charged with murder but can't post the exorbitant $5 million bail slapped on him by a vindictive judge.

Mickey elects to represent himself and is forced to mount his defense from his jail cell in the Twin Towers Correctional Center in downtown Los Angeles. All the while he needs to look over his shoulder--as an officer of the court he is an instant target, and he makes few friends when he reveals a corruption plot within the jail.

But the bigger plot is the one against him. Haller knows he's been framed, whether by a new enemy or an old one. As his trusted team, including his half-brother, Harry Bosch, investigates, Haller must use all his skills in the courtroom to counter the damning evidence against him.

Even if he can obtain a not-guilty verdict, Mickey understands that it won't be enough. In order to be truly exonerated, he must find out who really committed the murder and why. That is the law of innocence.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 8:00pm

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