Imagine the suspense when 20 mystery writers are huddled in one room! That’s exactly what’s planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22nd, at the Venice-Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library, 501 Venice Blvd., Venice.

Admission is free.

The authors, some local residents and others from around Southern California, will sign and discuss their latest novels.

Authors who plan to participate include Joan Del Monte, Steve Hodel, James Cass Rogers, Thomas H, Griffith, Julie Ann Swayze, Nathan Walpow, Lori Wolf, Robert S. Levinson, Denise Hamilton, Aileen G. Baron, Sue Ann Jaffarian, Mimi Latt, Gay Toltl Kinman, Barbara Seranella, Rosemary Lord, Ruth Marlenee, Linda O. Johnston, Bill Fitzhugh, Rebecca Forster and Eric Stone.

The event is part of the celebration of the Venice Library’s tenth anniversary, and all authors are members of either the Mystery Writers of America or Sisters in Crime.

Information, (310) 398-9191.