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Afternoon Author Talk Robert T. McMaster

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Jacob Edwards Library is pleased to cohost this author talk with Joshua Hyde Library. Robert T. McMaster has released his second book in the County Wicklow Mystery Series: Fugitive from Injustice. The author will be at 236 Main Street in Southbridge to read from his latest book, followed by a discussion and book signing. Copies of the book will be available for sale at the event.

About the book: “Newly graduated from a Dublin university, Cary McGurk has revived the Glenkerry Gazette, a small weekly newspaper founded by his father nearly thirty years ago. But Patrick McGurk is gone; he died suddenly just days before Cary’s graduation. Reeling from the loss, Cary decides that re-opening the newspaper would be a fitting tribute to his father as well as an exciting opportunity for an aspiring young journalist like himself. But a month later the young publisher struggles to attract readers and advertisers and pay the bills. ‘If only there was one big story, one riveting piece of news that everyone in Glenkerry will want to read’ he tells himself, even as a small voice within issues a warning: ‘Be careful what you wish for!'”

Robert T. McMaster grew up in Southbridge, Massachusetts, a New England mill town. He holds a B.A. from Clark University and graduate degrees from Boston College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts. He taught biology at Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts from 1994 to 2014. His parents’ reminiscences of growing up in early 20th century America were the inspiration for his four novels, Trolley DaysThe Dyeing RoomNoah’s Raven, and Darkest Before Dawn. In 2021 he published a biography, All the Light Here Comes from Above: The Life and Legacy of Edward Hitchcock.


Jacob Edwards Library
236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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