Inspired by true events in Ernest Hemingway’s life, Cold Hearted River by Keith McCafferty is a thrilling adventure that moves across Montana, Michigan, Wyoming, and Cuba. And Glacier National Park is the scene for Christine Carbo‘s engrossing third novel, The Weight of Night, featuring a woman suffering from parasomnia, which causes her to act out unconsciously while sleepwalking. At Country Bookshelf, the two authors read from their recent books and provided fascinating snippets of their writing lives in response to questions from the audience.
Bozeman author Keith McCafferty is the survival and outdoor skills editor of Field & Stream and the author of the Sean Stranahan mystery series, which includes The Royal Wulff Murders, The Gray Ghost Murders, Dead Man’s Fancy, Crazy Mountain Kiss, which won the 2016 Spur Award for Best Western Contemporary Novel, and Buffalo Jump Blues.
Christine Carbo has earned a pilot’s license, pursued various adventures in Norway, had a brief stint as a flight attendant, then got an MA in English and Linguistics and taught writing, linguistics, and literature at a community college. She currently lives in Whitefish, Montana.
Recorded at Country Bookshelf on July 17, 2017.