Thirty-year LAPD veteran
will guide us through the ins and outs
of a good grilling.
25, 10-11:30 a.m.
Bishop is also an accomplished
novelist who knows what makes a good and believable
scene of the third degree. He will be in conversation with
writer Eric Beetner
and will take your questions afterward.
Paul Bishop was born in
England, but moved to the US as a young boy. He is a recently retired
LAPD detective with over 30 years experience, specializing in
interrogations of the worst kind of criminals with an impressive record
of getting the truth.
Paul is also a prolific
novelist of over a dozen novels including the Fey Croaker series of
five novels including Kill Me Again and Twice Dead, the Calico Jack
novels Hot Pursuit and Deep Water. In his retirement he’s be busier
than ever, spearheading (along with writer Mel Odom) the popular
Fightcard series of boxing novellas.
Bishop has even used his
interrogation skills in television, starring in the ABC series Take The
Money and Run in which he grilled contestants about hidden money. They
never stood a chance.
111 W. Mariposa Ave.
El Segundo, CA. 9024
Light refreshments will be
Please RSVP here (even though it's free)
We will not be meeting in March due to the
Tucson Festival of Books
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