Local Author Reading; Ferndale Mystery Writer Donald Levin
Ferndale Area District Library
222 E. Nine Mile Rd
Some of the most remarkably talented people might live right down the street from you. That’s the case with Donald Levin, published mystery writer and longtime Ferndale resident, who will be visiting his hometown’s public library at 222 E. Nine Mile on May 5 to read from Guilt in Hiding, his third mystery novel set in Ferndale. Levin will also be signing copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served and no registration is required.
Donald Levin is an award-winning fiction writer and poet. His previous novels in the Martin Preuss series include Crimes of Love and The Baker’s Men. He is also the author of The House of Grins, a novel, and two books of poetry.
In the third entry in Donald Levin’s Ferndale-based mystery series, Detective Martin Preuss of the Ferndale Police Department is called to search for a van that has gone up in smoke along with the woman who was driving and her passenger, a handicapped young man. Working through all the layers of the mysteries surrounding the disappearances, Preuss uncovers a multitude of crimes with roots in the twentieth century’s darkest period. Complex, chilling, and compulsively readable, Guilt in Hiding, finds Preuss investigating the most disturbing and unforgettable case of his career.
More on Donald Levin:
Donald E. Levin received his B.A. in English from Oakland University in 1971, his M.A. in English from the University of Detroit in 1974, and his Ph.D. in English education from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1996. The first novel in his current series of mysteries, Crimes of Love, was published in fall 2011. The second novel in the Martin Preuss series, The Baker’s Men, was published in early 2014. Since fall 2013 he has served as Dean of the Faculty.