Lethbridge, Alberta

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Main Library: 5th Ave. S. and 8th St. S. | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming and our next festival promises to offer the best so far. See our  line-up of incredible Canadian literary talent at The Word On The Street Lethbridge for 2017....

S.G .Wong – Devil Take The Hindmost

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Devil Take the Hindmost

“Every man for himself and the Devil take the hindmost.”

Lola Starke’s latest case involves the mild-mannered philatelist down the hall from her office. The client insists something bad’s happened to her husband, but Lola isn’t so sure. After all, what possible harm would come to a man who spends his days looking at stamps?

Of course, it’s always the quiet ones that surprise you…

  • Historical
  • Mystery & Suspense

SG Wong

SG Wong is the creator of the Lola Starke series of novels and of the Crescent City short stories, written in the tradition of the hard-boiled detective genre, with two-fingers’ worth of noir and a liberal sprinkling of magic and ghosts thrown in for good measure.

SG Wong has been a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Awards, in the Best First Novel and Best Short Story categories, as well as a nominee for the Whistler Independent Book Awards. Based in Edmonton, she is a member of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Crime Writers of Canada, and currently serves as President of the Canada West chapter of Sisters in Crime. sgwong.com