Minnesota author David Housewright will be speaking about his award winning books. His latest book, Curse of the Jade Lily, is the ninth novel in the Rushmore McKenzie crime series set in Minneapolis. Thieves steal the 200 year old Jade Lily from a Minneapolis art museum and then offer to sell it back for one-third of its insured value – $1.3 million. Burt there’s a catch. they demand that unlicensed private eye Rushmore McKenzie act as go-between. Housewright has won both the Edgar Award and the Minnesota Book Award for his crime fiction.