Author Lee Goldberg in Conversation with Tod Goldberg

Join Timbre Books in welcoming New York Times bestselling author Lee Goldberg to the shop! We'll be celebrating the release of his forthcoming thriller, "Calico" (available 11/7). Lee will be joined in conversation with his brother Tod Goldberg, the New York Times bestselling author of "Gangsters Don't Die"—the thrilling conclusion to his latest critically-acclaimed crime series!

A unique, dual-timeline novel that combines a contemporary thriller with a gritty Western, "Calico" is an explosive, page-turning investigative thriller with a mind-blowing twist. There's a saying in Barstow, California—the Interstate here only goes in one direction: Away. But it's the only place where ex-LAPD detective Beth McDade, after a staggering fall from grace, could get another badge… and a shot at redemption. Her fate is linked with a desperate stranger from over a century ago in Calico (a struggling mining town just a few miles further into the bleak landscape) when Beth investigates an old skeleton dug up in a shallow, sandy grave…

Both authors' books are available to order in the shop or online at

Lee Goldberg is a two-time Edgar Award and two-time Shamus Award nominee, and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty novels, including "Lost Hills," the "Ian Ludlow" trilogy, fifteen "Monk" mysteries, and five internationally bestselling "Fox & O’Hare" books co-written with Janet Evanovich. He has also written and/or produced many TV shows, including "Diagnosis Murder," "SeaQuest," and "Monk," and is the co-creator of the hit Hallmark movie series "Mystery 101." Goldberg lives in Los Angeles.

Tod Goldberg is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books, including "The Low Desert" (named Southwest Book of the Year), "Gangsterland" (a finalist for the Hammett Prize), "The House of Secrets" (which he co-authored with Brad Meltzer), "Living Dead Girl" (a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize), and the popular "Burn Notice" series, three times a finalist for the Scribe Award. Tod is also the cohost of the podcast Literary Disco, along with Julia Pistell & Rider Strong, and is a Professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside. He lives in Indio, CA.


Nov 14, 2023 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm


1910 E Main St
Ventura CA, 93001



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