Detective novelist Tobias at New Dominion

books-tobiasLocal author Harris Tobias reads from his new detective novel The Greer Agency at New Dominion Bookshop on Friday, June 25 at 5:30pm.

Good news for readers of detective fiction: There’s a new sleuth in town, hanging out at the greasy spoon, dishing up sardonic wisecracks, flirting with the gum-popping waitress, poking his inquisitive nose into a thoroughly entertaining series of noir schemes. Morgan Greer tells us he’s no great detective, just a small-town hack. But as this thoroughly engaging story unfolds, one local sleazeball after another discovers that Greer’s a lot better than he thinks. Greer and his creator, Harris Tobias, are savvy players in one of American literature’s classic genres.”– Brian Donovan, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Hard Driving: The Wendell Scott Story – The American Odyssey of NASCAR’s First Black Driver.