Valerie J. BrooksValerie Brooks will be at Revenge in 3 Parts: Reading and Signing, at 06:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Revenge in 3 Parts: Reading and Signing happens at Hood River Library], 502 State St., Hood River, Oregon.

Valerie J. Brooks will read from her noir suspense novel Revenge in 3 Parts, the first in a trilogy. Protagonist Angeline Porter was unfairly disbarred as a criminal attorney and now seeks justice for others outside. This time she seeks revenge against the man who possibly pushed her sister to suicide. Brooks will talk about the new noir she calls femmes-noir and gives background on why she set the novel in Paris, Portland, and Kauai. Entertaining, fun, and educational.