2007 Library News

Crime Time is Prime at Metropolitan Libraries

SusanSusan Wittig Albert thinks up crimes for a living.  But she also solves them.  She has been a full-time writer for 22 years, and she’s bringing her expertise as a mystery writer to three Metropolitan Library System libraries in April.

For the last 15 years, Albert has been a mystery writer, working on three distinct series.  One is set in the fictitious Texas Hill Country town of Pecan Springs and stars crime-solver China Bayles.  In the latest China Bayles case, “Spanish Dagger,” the amateur detective finds a dead body in a patch of yucca plants.

 Albert’s second best selling series is set in the English Lake District and features the writer for children Beatrix Potter as the crime-solver.  The third series, co-authored with her husband, Bill, is set in late Victorian and Edwardian England.  These stories, which the Alberts published under the pseudonym Robin Paige, has just concluded.

Albert will be the guest of the Metropolitan Library System at three libraries in April.  Everyone is invited to join her for a cozy discussion about writing and reading mysteries, and some of her books will be available for purchase and signing.

Susan Wittig Albert will visit The Village Library, 10307 N. Pennsylvania, on Friday, April 6, from 2:00pm-3:30pm.

Then she will be at the Southern Oaks, 6900 S. Walker, on Saturday, April 7, from 11:00am-12:30pm, and that afternoon fans can meet her at the Belle Isle Library from 2:00pm-3:30pm.

All talks are free and open to the public. 

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries.  Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres.  Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City.  You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org