A queen of mystery comes to Asheville as Malaprop's presents an evening with the much beloved Elizabeth George in the beautiful theatre at the Asheville Masonic Temple. Celebrate the release of The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel. Each ticket comes with a copy of the book. Doors open at 6 p.m. The program begins at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at Malaprop's or through Malaprop's website. Elizabeth George is the New York Times and internationally best-selling author of 20 British crime novels featuring Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his unconventional partner Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers. Her crime novels have been translated into 30 languages and featured on television by the BBC. She is also the author of a young adult series set on the island where she lives in the state of Washington.A longtime instructor of creative writing, she has taught at colleges, universities, writers' retreats, and conferences internationally. She most recently taught a live online creative writing class for Hedgebrook Women's Writers' Retreat on Whidbey Island. She is the recipient of the Anthony Award, the Agatha Award, France's Grand Prix di Literatture Policiere, and Germany's MIMI.