Bill Loehfelm - THE DEVIL'S MUSE (Riders & Writers' Q&A)

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One of our favorite people/writers, Bill Loehfelm, joins us to discuss THE DEVIL'S MUSE with a couple of Muses. Following the Q&A, the Muses will help us decorate tiny shoes! New Orleans’s toughest female cop tackles her very first Mardi Gras Now that she’s back on the force and her work with the FBI is over, Maureen Coughlin should have a quieter life. Until Mardi Gras rolls around, that is. New Orleans’s biggest and most infamous party, Mardi Gras may be fun for the revelers but it’s hell for the NOPD, who try to keep the peace on streets jam-packed with drunken paradegoers and the thousands of tourists pouring into the city to join the action. With all that chaos, the city becomes a breeding ground for crimes of all shapes and sizes. Maureen’s Mardi Gras night starts with a bang when a man in pink zebra-print tights—and nothing else—runs past and throws himself onto the hood of a moving car. It only gets worse when she hears gunshots over the noise of the crowd. In the midst of the revelry, Maureen and her fellow cops must stabilize the shooting victims and hunt down the shooter, all while grappling with massive crowds, a camera crew intent on capturing the investigation for their YouTube channel, an incompetent on-duty detective, and race relations in a city more likely to mistrust cops than ever. It’s going to be one very long night for Maureen. Bill Loehfelm is the author of Doing the Devil’s Work, The Devil in Her Way, The Devil She Knows, Bloodroot, and Fresh Kills. He lives in New Orleans with his wife, the writer AC Lambeth, and plays drums in a rock-’n’-roll band. (photo by Sergio Lobo-Navia, The Bend Media & Production) Event date: Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 6:00pm

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