September 11, 2023

Four of the Midwest's top mystery authors, bestseller and Minnesota Book Award Winner Jess Lourey, Lori Rader-Day, Tony Wirt, and Agatha Award-winning mystery author Erica Ruth Neubauer, will hold a panel discussion and Q&A followed by a book signing on Saturday October 14 at 11 a.m. in the community room at Waukon’s Robey Memorial Library, 401 1st Ave. NW, Waukon, IA. Everyone is invited to this free event sponsored by the Oneota Valley Literary Foundation, with support from Robey Memorial Library. Book sales by Dragonfly Books.

The panel will focus on the creation of their diverse range of stories, from historical murder mysteries to contemporary thrillers. They will discuss how they find inspiration for their stories, the crafting of their books, as well as give audience members a sneak peek behind the scenes of publishing. This relaxed, engaging panel presentation will be followed by a Q&A.

To learn more about this event and other events with Dragonfly Books, visit, or contact us at If you find that you can't make it to the event but would still like to purchase any of Lourey, Rader-Day, Wirt, and Neubauer’s books, give Dragonfly Books a call at 563-382-4275. Our staff will be glad to reserve a book, have it autographed for you, and shipped out as needed.