A retired Illinois State Police captain will discuss his new crime thriller at the Harrisburg Public Library at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20.
Ed Traylor, who spent 29 years with the ISP, is the author of "The Crossing," a novel that details a sweeping terror attack that originates from the U.S.-Mexican border. The novel earned second place at the Public Safety Writers Association conference in Las Vegas in July 2015.
Traylor will sign copies of his book and discuss some of the investigations and cases that he was involved in during his career.
Much of the novel, including several characters, is based in Illinois.
The Harrisburg Public Library is located at 2 W. Walnut St. For more information on the book signing, call the library at 618-252-1239. "The Crossing" is also available for sale at edtraylorbooks.com.
— The Southern