Guest of Honor Tess Gerritsen

We’re thrilled to announce our first Guest of Honor: Tess Gerritsen.

Trained as a medical doctor, Tess built a second career as a thriller writer. Her 27 novels include the Rizzoli and Isles crime series, on which the TV show “Rizzoli & Isles” is based. 

Among her titles are HARVEST, GRAVITY, THE SURGEON, PLAYING WITH FIRE, and I KNOW A SECRET.  Her books are translated into 40 languages and more than 30 million copies have been sold.  She lives in Maine.

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