The author, on how he and Lola were united:
My son got the dog near the end of college and began leaving her here as he traveled (to law school for three years, for example). I was actually worried when he got a Rottweiler, based on their reputation as fearsome dogs, so I demanded that everyone in the family get to know her really well when she was a puppy, so she knew her place when she grew up to be ninety pounds or so. She turned out to be the sweetest dog imaginable, as I said, friends with kids, dogs, everyone but...[read on]About Lehane's new novel, Murder at the 42nd Street Library:
Murder at the 42nd Street Library opens with a murder in a second floor office of the iconic, beaux-arts flagship of the New York Public Library. Ray Ambler, the curator of the library's crime fiction collection, joins forces with NYPD homicide detective Mike Cosgrove in hopes of bringing a murderer to justice.Visit Con Lehane's website.
In his search for the reasons behind the murder, Ambler uncovers hidden--and profoundly disturbing--relationships between visitors to the library. These include a celebrated mystery writer who has donated his papers to the library's crime fiction collection, that writer's missing daughter, a New York society woman with a hidden past, and one of Ambler's colleagues at the world-famous library. Those shocking revelations lead inexorably to the tragic and violent events that follow.
Coffee with a Canine: Con Lehane & Lola.