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The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb

December 18, 2023

We will be meeting in person and via Zoom at New City Library at 7:00  pm  on December 18, 2023 to discuss The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb.  Copies of the book are available at the library.


Something About the Author

Brendan Nicholaus Slocumb was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and holds a degree in music education (with concentrations in violin and viola) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  For the past two decades, he has been a public and private school music educator from kindergarten through twelfth grade, teaching general music, orchestra and guitar ensembles.  In 2022, Brendan published his first novel, THE VIOLIN CONSPIRACY (Anchor Books), a GMA Book Club Pick, the riveting story of a young Black musician who discovers that his old family fiddle is actually a priceless Stradivarius: when it’s stolen on the eve of the world’s most prestigious classical music competition, he risks everything to get it back. In 2023, Brendan published his second novel, SYMPHONY OF SECRETS (Anchor Books),


A Conversation with Author Brendan Slocumb | Clef Notes ...


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Our group had been meeting once a month since September, 2005. We meet the fourth Monday of every month. If you love mysteries, why not investigate mysteries with us? New members are always welcome!  Meetings begin at 7:00 P.M.