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The Friends of Norway Memorial Library will host Maine author Bruce Robert Coffin, who will talk, read from his work, answer audience questions, and sign books, from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7, at Norway Memorial Library.

Coffin is the award-winning author of the bestselling Detective Byron mystery series. A former detective sergeant with over twenty-seven years in law enforcement, he supervised all homicide and violent crime investigations for Maine’s largest city. Following Sept. 11, 2001, Coffin spent four years investigating counter-terrorism cases for the FBI, earning the Director’s Award, the highest award a non-agent can receive.

Winner of Killer Nashville’s Silver Falchion Awards for Best Procedural and Best Investigator, and the Maine Literary Award for Best Crime Fiction Novel, Coffin was also a finalist for the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel. His short fiction appears in several anthologies, including Best American Mystery Stories 2016.

His current project is co-authoring a four-book series with Author LynDee Walker, “The Turner and Mosley Files.” The first book, “The General’s Gold,” will be released in April 2024.

Doors open at 5:45 p.m. There is no charge to attend. Purchase books in advance at The Tribune Books & Gifts of Norway or at the event. Norway Memorial Library is located at 258 Main St., Norway. For more information, call 207-743-5309.

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