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Aug. 19, 2005

Prominent Writers Of Crime Fiction Read Aug. 31 on WSUI

Two prominent writers of crime fiction, Denise Hamilton and Julia Spencer-Fleming, will read from their new books at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 on the "Live from Prairie Lights" series on UI radio station WSUI, AM 910. Listen on the Internet at

The reading, hosted by Julie Englander, will be a free event in the Prairie Lights bookstore at 15 S. Dubuque St. in downtown Iowa City.

Hamilton will read from "Savage Garden," her new volume in a series featuring Los Angeles Times reporter Eve Diamond, and Spencer-Fleming will read from "To Darkness And To Death," the fourth in her series chronicling the experiences of ex-Army-pilot-turned-Episcopal-priest Claire Fergusson.

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