Monday, November 25, 2013

Tucson Festival of Books!

MSP is proud to announce that one of its authors, Kathleen Papajohn, is going to be at the Tucson Festival of Books in March.

The Tucson Festival of Books will be held on Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16, 2014 on the beautiful University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona. The Festival enters its sixth year as the fourth largest literary event in the country attracting over 450 authors and 120,000 participants during the weekend. All proceeds from the Festival are donated to local non-profit organizations that support improved literacy in Southern Arizona...$900,000 has been donated since the Festival began in 2009.

Kathleen Papajohn, Author of Maligned will have a slot in one of the author tents. The Author Pavilion provides a two-hour block of time in a shared space (up to ten authors per tent) where authors may interact with the public, sell books and autograph their publications.

Readers, be sure to check out this awesome event. More info here:

Authors, you can get a spot too if you hurry! More info on that here:

More about Kathleen:

Born in Boston, Kathleen has lived in Phoenix, Arizona for the past twenty years. She was co-Salutatorian of her Rio Salado College graduating class (1995) with her late husband. She has spent her professional life working with computers-from teaching computer programming to her last position as Chief Information Officer for a major weapons manufacturer. Although her novel, MALIGNED, is fiction, much of the technology in the story is inspired by her work, and by the work of her late husband who was a member of the intelligence community prior to founding his own computer consulting firm. Kathleen is also the author of a number of short stories, commercial communications and advertising releases. Visit her website at
Maligned Blurb:

Phoenix is simmering in the heat of a lazy July morning in 2195 when the execution-style murder of a young boy shatters the complacency of a population that hasn’t seen anyone die from natural causes for almost two centuries.

Enter Malcolm Godfrey, a darkly brilliant alpha-male with an axe to grind. Malcolm’s insatiable appetite for power, money and women have made him a highly intelligent monster who is plotting the ultimate corporate take-over, a coup d’├ętat. He believes that he is the chosen one, but there is just one more loose end to tie up before the final stage of his sinister plan can be put into motion. When Malcolm frames the beautiful wife of an ex-black ops specialist for murder, he finds that he has created an inescapable web of corporate deceit, danger and intrigue that culminates finally in a battle for mankind itself.

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