Library to host local authors

   Coal CityPublic Library District will be hosting Coal City's own Denise Swanson, New York Times Best-Selling mystery and romance author of "A Scumble River Mystery" series and the "Devereaux Dime Store Mystery" series on Saturdy, Sept. 16 at 12:15 p.m. in the meeting room.
   Swanson will be presenting her newest Scumble River Mystery, “Dead in the Water,” which is inspired by the Coal City tornado. Joining her will be fellow, local and USA Today Best Selling author, Nicole Leiren, who also writes mystery and romance in her short story collection "Killer Beach Reads" and series "Heroes of the Night." Leiren's featured book will be her latest book, “Heroes and Hurricanes,” A Danger Cove Cocktail Mystery.
Book sales and signing begin at 12:15 p.m. Author presentation begins at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be served. To learn more about each author and their books, visit their websites at and