Wellington, FL – The anticipation is building! Legions of readers are eagerly awaiting the next steps of Tami Hoag's Minneapolis investigators, Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska. The June 19 release of her latest mystery novel, The 9th Girl, will be followed by the June 25 ShowChic ShopTalk, which will feature 16-Time New York Times Best selling author, Tami Hoag discussing her inspirations and how she works spine tingling murder cases into works of literature. The 9th Girl opens on a frigid New Year's Eve in Minneapolis, when a young woman’s brutalized body falls from the trunk of a car into the path of oncoming traffic. Questions as to whether she was alive or dead when she hit the icy pavement result in her macabre nickname, Zombie Doe. Unidentifiable, she is the ninth nameless female victim of the year, and homicide detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska are charged with not only finding out who Zombie Doe is, but who in her life hated her enough to destroy her.
Uncover the mystery behind great mystery story-writing when ShowChic hosts the author and avid dressage rider, on ShopTalk, Tuesday, June 25, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m, just as The 9th Girl is released worldwide.
“Please, arrive early and join us for the fun and door prizes,” says ShowChic host, Michele Hundt. “It's an irresistible evening of talking horses, mystery and of course, stylish shopping for the latest equestrian fashions!” Hoag's fans know she is devoted to her own dressage horses, and began her writing and riding career at age nine with a self-published, self-illustrated third-grade 'bestseller,' Black Pony, about two children sharing a pony named Smoky.
With fifteen consecutive Times bestsellers, including Deeper Than the Dead, Secrets to the Grave, and Prior Bad Acts, Hoag has more than 35 million books in print, published in more than 20 languages. Her first thriller, Night Sins, was made into a mini-series in 1997, and continues to air on cable networks.
Hosting this dynamic author and equestrienne is just one of the many ways that ShowChic seeks to lives up to its credo, 'Putting the rider in first-place.' ShowChic Dressage is proud to host ShopTalk evenings so lovers of horses and the equestrian lifestyle can relax on common ground in a casual, fun atmosphere.
Hundt adds, “We love supporting the dressage community and ‘Shop Talk’ has proven to be a successful way for dressage enthusiasts to gather and learn. It’s always great to meet new people at ‘Shop Talk’ as well as welcome back clients who we have known for years."