CU-Boulder Offers Presentation By Historical Mystery Writer

January 31, 1997

The Friends of the University of Colorado at Boulder libraries will host Francine Mathews to discuss the Regency Period of England, from 1811 to 1820, and her new series of historical novels covering that period.

The event will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 in room M549 of Norlin Library on the CU-Boulder campus. Admission is $20.

Appetizers, desserts, beverages and wines of the period will be provided by the University Memorial Center catering service.

Mathews, who writes as Stephanie Barron, will discuss the social customs, manners and meals of the age as well as her new series of novels featuring Jane Austen as a detective. Novels in the series include "Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor" and "Jane and the Man of the Cloth."

As Francine Mathews, she also writes the Merry Folger series, which includes, "Death in the Off Season" and "Death in Rough Winter."

Parking is available at the Euclid parking garage next to the University Memorial Center.

To make reservations for the event call 492-8275.

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