LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Sheldon Siegel, Author of Perfect Alibi Tuesday, July 5, 2011 || 7pm Book Passage || Corte Madera 51 Tamal Vista Drive, Corte Madera ||www.bookpassage.com It’ll be a thrilling evening as mystery writer Sheldon Siegel takes the stand to share his observations about writing that keeps us on the edge of our seats and about the state of the book business, which is not without its own twists and turns. A native of Chicago, Sheldon Siegel earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in 1976 and graduated from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley in 1983. He has been in private practice in San Francisco for over twenty years and specializes in corporate and securities law with the firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP. Perfect Alibi is the seventh novel in his series of critically acclaimed, best-selling courtroom dramas featuring San Francisco criminal defense attorneys Mike Daley and Rosie Fernandez. His books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into eight languages. In Perfect Alibi Mike and Rosie are again called to defend a would-be murderer, this time the boyfriend of their teenage daughter, Grace, who could be the young man’s perfect alibi. However, there are many skeletons in the boy’s family closets and some of those boney fingers are pointing at him. Sheldon lives in Marin County with his wife, Linda, and twin sons, Alan and Stephen. He is co-chair for the Mystery Writers Conference at Book Passage, July 21-24, 2011. Don’t forget: Left Coast Writers get a conference discount! If you want to bring a friend to this event, just let us know and we will be happy to add them to the guest list.