The Secret to Writing a Page Turner is…


Learn how to keep your readers on the edge of their seats at


March 20, 2019

JFK Museum

397 Main Street

Hyannis, MA  02601

6-8 PM

Hear two prominent authors describe how they use suspense to heighten reader interest in character, setting, plot and the narrative voice.

 Steven Manchester is author of several bestsellers, including Twelve Months, The Rockin’ Chair; Press Pennies and Gooseberry Island and winner of the 2017 Los Angeles Book Festival and the 2018 New York Book Festival.

Arlene Kay crafts fiendishly clever and humorous mysteries. Published novels include Intrusion; Die Laughing; The Abacus Prize; the Boston Uncommon Series: Swann Dive; Mantrap: Gilt Trip and Swann Songs. Her “Creature Comforts’ series forthcoming from Kensington Publishing includes Death by Dog Show; Horseshow; Homicide (10/19) and Therapy for Murder (10/20).      

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  Members, nonmembers and walk-ins are welcome

       Free admission but donations are gratefully accepted.