Dallas-based author L.A. Starks will be discussing her third thriller, The Second Law at 2 pm on Saturday, Nov. 10th , Barnes & Noble Preston Royal. She'll give us insight into the origin of the novel and how she weaved real science and technology into this thriller which has garnered early reviews such as:
"….a riveting blend of murder mystery and international espionage thriller……absorbingly powerful in both characterization and plot and filled with satisfying twists and turns…." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
"……murder and mayhem follow Lynn to California, New Orleans, Europe and South America as she tries to protect her company from Chinese hackers, American protestors, Russian assassins, and Filipino suicide bombers. Readers who enjoy real science and technology in their fiction will find accurate backdrops to this globetrotting mystery-thriller that gives a unique insider's perspective on the petroleum industry in the US - and the ongoing battle to protect it from sabotage…." Amy Rogers, ScienceThrillers.com
About the author:
L. A. Starks earned a chemical engineering bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from New Orleans' Tulane University, followed by a finance MBA from the University of Chicago.
Working for well-known energy companies in engineering, marketing, and finance from refineries to corporate offices prepared her to write accessible and reviewer-praised global energy thrillers 13 Days: The Pythagoras Conspiracy, Strike Price, and The Second Law.
Additionally, she served as development co-chair, investment oversight chair, and treasurer of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.