|CMC Library Speaker Series: Tess Gerritsen|
Event Type: Author Visit|
Age Group(s): Adult
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Internationally best-selling author Tess Gerritsen took an unusual route to a writing career. A graduate of Stanford University, Gerritsen went on to medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, where she was awarded her M.D. While on maternity leave from her work as a physician, she began to write fiction. In 1987, her first novel was published. Call After Midnight, a romantic thriller, was followed by eight more romantic suspense novels.Library: Sea Isle City Library
Gerritsen's first medical thriller, Harvest, was released in hardcover in 1996, and it marked her debut on the New York Times Bestseller List. Her books have been published in 40 countries and sold more than 25 million copies around the world.
Her series of novels featuring homicide detective "Jane Rizzoli" and medical examiner "Maura Isles" inspired the hit TNT television series Rizzoli & Isles, starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander.
Call (609) 463-6386 to reserve your complimentary ticket. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. For more information, please call or visit www.cmclibrary.org.
The role of the Cape May County Library is to provide informational and recreational materials, services, and programs that will enrich the lives of the people of Cape May County To this end; the Library operates eight branch libraries and a bookmobile service with stops throughout the County.
Location: Public Meeting Room