“The Present” by Robert Lopresti

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About the Author
Robert Lopresti is a librarian and award-winning mystery writer who lives in the Pacific Northwest. His most recent book, GREENFELLAS, is a comic crime novel about the Mafia trying to save the environment. Kings River Life Magazine called it one of the best mysteries of 2015. His stories appear in Ellery Queen's and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazines, The Strand, the Akashic Noir series, and many places. HIs stories have appeared in the Year's Best Mystery Stories, and the Best Dark Fantasy and Horror Stories. They have also been dramatized for radio by the Midnight Mystery Players and podcast on Crime City Central. He also authored a nonfiction article explaining how overdue library books caused the Civil War, and led the investigation that led to the conviction of a man who stole rare books from over one hundred libraries..
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