Local Author Joe Clifford

Thursday, July 13, 2023 — 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join us for a book signing event with local author Joe Clifford!

July 13, 2023

Events > Local Author Joe Clifford

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Thursday, July 13, 2023
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

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    “The Citizen Kane of Books Set in Berlin, CT!”

    Join us for a book signing event with local author Joe Clifford! Meet the author and get a signed copy of his latest book, Say My Name. Don’t miss this opportunity to support a talented local writer and connect with fellow book lovers!

    Books will be available for purchase at the event.


    About the Book

    SAY MY NAME is a true crime story about a crime that never happened … or did it?On the heels of a divorce, a midlist mystery writer returns to his hometown in Central CT and is dragged back into a decades’ old, unsolved case involving former missing classmates to expose the horrific secrets of a quaint, idyllic New England town.

    Fusing the modern domestic psychological thriller with popular unsolved mysteries (Girl on the Train meets In Cold Blood), this meta blend of true crime and fiction plays with expectations and perspective before its mind-blowing conclusion.


    About the Author

    After spending the 1990s as a homeless heroin addict in San Francisco, Joe Clifford got off the streets and turned his life around. He earned his MFA from Florida International University in 2008, before returning to the Bay Area, where he currently lives with his wife and two sons. His memoir, Junkie Love, chronicles his battle with drugs and was first published in 2010 and re-released in 2018. He is the author of the award-winning Jay Porter Thriller Series, as well as several standalones including The One That Got Away, The Lakehouse, The Shadow People and Say My Name.

    His bestselling Jay Porter Thriller Series (Oceanview Publishing) has received rave reviews from Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among many others. Joe is also editor of Trouble in the Heartland: Crime Stories Based on the Songs of Bruce Springsteen and Just to Watch Him Die: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Johnny Cash. Currently Joe teaches online writing courses for FIU, as well as around the country at various conferences and retreats (or frankly anywhere someone will pay him).

    Learn more at joeclifford.com.




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