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NEW DATE! Author/Musician Rupert Holmes

May 15, 2023 to May 15, 2023 7 - 9pm

Date: Monday, May 15
Time: 7-9:00p
Location: The Ambler Theater

Tickets: $30ea/$35 for 2 (1 hardback copy of “Murder Your Employer” included.) Purchase HERE or at the Ambler Theater Box Office.

Description: In their sixteenth collaborative “Let’s Discuss It!, the Upper Dublin and Wissahickon Valley Public Libraries are thrilled to welcome Rupert Holmes, Tony award-winning composer & playwright, Edgar Award winning author & #1 multi-platinum songwriter for a moderatedJacket Cover of "Murder yoru Employer" by Rupert Holmes, Cover of Mystery of Edwin Drood, pina colada and cocnut on the beach conversation with musical highlights and a discussion of his latest NYT bestselling mystery MURDER YOUR EMPLOYER. A Q&A and book signing will follow. The event will take place at the Ambler Theater, 108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002.

Holmes’ third mystery, the first installment of The McMasters Guide to Homicide series: MURDER YOUR EMPLOYER, is a delightful mix of witty wordplay, breathtaking twists, and genuine intrigue.

“Holmes is a gifted wordsmith whose latest is a top-notch read that both entertains and amuses…with excellent pacing replete with droll observations.” -*starred* Library Journal.”

“[A] cheeky 1950s-set crime novel… farcical plotting, idiosyncratic characters, and witty, stylish prose combine for a fun, frothy read. Fans of humorous historical fiction will be well entertained.” – Publishers Weekly

Rupert Holmes has received two Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, and multiple Tony® and Drama Desk Awards for his Broadway mystery musicals, including the book of Curtains and his sole creation, the Tony® Award–winning Best Musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood. His first novel, Where the Truth Lies, was nominated for a Nero Wolfe award for Best American Mystery Novel, was a Booklist Top Ten Debut Novel, and became a motion picture starring Colin Firth and Kevin Bacon. His second novel, Swing, was the first novel with its own original, clue-bearing musical score. His short stories have been anthologized in such collections as Best American Mystery Stories, Christmas at the Mysterious Bookshop, and On a Raven’s Wing. He is also the writer/vocalist of several Billboard Top 10 hits, including his Billboard #1 multi-platinum classic with a memorable twist-ending: Escape (The Piña Colada Song).

In collaboration with The Ambler Theater and Open Book Bookstore in Elkins Park.

Tickets: $30ea/$35 for 2 (1 hardback copy of “Murder Your Employer” included.) Purchase HERE or at the Ambler Theater Box Office.


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