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Author Robert Dugoni Q & A Talk and Book signing

BookTree is very proud to present Author Robert Dugoni.  Robert will be at BookTree on Sunday November 27th from 2 to 4 p.m.  There will be a Q and A presentation and then he will sign books purchased at BookTree.  

His latest critically acclaimed book is The 7th Canon (Sept. 2016)

The 7th Canon delivers on everything it promises, a courtroom thriller extraordinaire that successfully harvests every staple of the genre while plowing plenty of new ground in the process. A stunning achievement from a writer destined to become a household name.” Providence Journal

“Dugoni has given the reader another gem of a story, full of action-packed scenes, intelligent plotlines, and very real characters.” Suspense Magazine

“Robert Dugoni delivers plenty of mystery and courtroom antics in his latest high-stakes legal thriller. The courtroom scenes are top-notch, but even better are the pages dedicated to the investigation.” Book Spy

“Readers of the Tracy Crosswhite series will appreciate Dugoni’s trademark talent for weaving together multiple storylines, while newcomers will delight in his male protagonist, a man who, like Tracy, has his own secrets with painful ties to the case at hand.” —Bookreporter

“In The 7th Canon, 1980’s San Francisco comes to life as Dugoni crafts a page-turning thriller with flawed heroes and a deep knowledge of his subject.” —Authorlink

7th Cannon description:In San Francisco's seamy Tenderloin district, a teenage street hustler has been murdered in a shelter for boys, and the dedicated priest who runs the struggling home stands accused. Despite damning evidence that he's a killer-and worse-Father Thomas Martin stands by his innocence, and attorney Peter Donley stands with him.

For three years Donley has cut his legal teeth in his uncle's tiny, no-frills law firm, where people come before profits. Just as Donley is poised to move on to a lucrative dream job, the shocking case lands in his lap, and he must put his family's future on hold while putting his courtroom skills to the test. But a ruthless DA seeking headlines and a brutal homicide cop bent on vengeance have their own agendas. Now, as he unearths the dirty secrets surrounding the case, others dig up dark secrets hidden by Donley, and he must risk everything to save his client's life...and expose the face of true evil. 

Folks have also said the following about Robert Dugoni:

“John Grisham move over.” Seattle Times

“Dugoni has put the thrills back in the genre.” —Nelson DeMille

“Dugoni [is] the undisputed king of the legal thriller.” Providence Journal

“Scott Turow fans should add Dugoni to their list of must-reads.” Library Journal

If you are already a fan and wondering about the next Tracy Crosswhite book - it will be available in late January 2017 (The Trapped Girl).

Another thing to know about Robert Dugoni is that he has personally been supportive of BookTree.  So if you aren't already addicted to his books, Mary and I encourage you to discover a superb story-teller and writer soon.  

Robert Dugoni is the author of the bestselling Tracy Crosswhite series (My Sister’s GraveHer Final Breath, and In the Clearing) as well as the critically acclaimed David Sloane series (The Jury MasterWrongful DeathBodily HarmMurder One, and The Conviction). He’s been ranked number one on Amazon’s list of most popular authors in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, and Italy, and he has been a New York TimesWall Street Journal, and Amazon bestseller multiple times. Dugoni was nominated twice for the Harper Lee Award for Legal Fiction and for the International Thriller Award. My Sister’s Grave won the 2015 Nancy Pearl Award for Fiction and was named one of the best thrillers of 2014 by Library Journal and Suspense Magazine. Dugoni’s nonfiction exposé, The Cyanide Canary, was a Washington Post Best Book of the Year, and the Providence Journal referred to him as “the undisputed king of the legal thriller” and “heir to Grisham’s literary throne.” Visit his website at and follow him on Twitter at @robertdugoni and on Facebook at

Robert Dugoni is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of the Tracy Crosswhite Series: My Sister's Grave, Her Final Breath (September 2015) and A Clearing in the Woods (May 2016). He is also the author of the critically acclaimed, David Sloane legal thriller series that includes: The Jury Master, Wrongful Death, Bodily Harm, Murder One and The Conviction. Dugoni has twice been nominated for the Harper Lee Award for Legal Fiction, was a 2015 International Thriller Writer's finalist for thriller of the year, and the 2015 winner of the Nancy Pearl Award for Fiction. His books are sold world-wide in more than 20 countries and have been translated into a dozen languages including French, German, Italian and Spanish. 

Dugoni wrote his way to Stanford University, receiving writing awards along the way, and majored in communications/journalism and creative writing while working as a reporter for the Stanford Daily. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and worked briefly as a reporter in the Metro Office and the San Gabriel Valley Office of the Los Angeles Times. 

Dugoni attended the UCLA law school and practiced law for 13 years in San Francisco. His longing to return to writing never wavered, however, and in 1999 he awoke one morning and made the decision to quit law and write novels. On the 4-year anniversary of his wedding day, keeping a promise to his wife, he drove a u-haul trailer across the Oregon-Washington border and settled in Seattle to pursue his dreams. 

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Special Note:   If you are unable to attend this event, it is possible to pre-order a Robert Dugoni novel and he will sign it for you so you can pick it up after November 27th.   Visit the store, or contact us through this website.

Later Event: December 9
BookTree's Holiday Party