Join Friends of Mystery as we present Robert Dugoni with the 2017 Spotted Award for Best Mystery for The 7th Canon. Robert will also speak on his work.

Robert DugoniRobert Dugoni is the critically acclaimed New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon Best Selling Author of The Tracy Crosswhite series, My Sister’s Grave, Her Final Breath, In the Clearing, and The Trapped Girl. Close to Home released September 5, 2017 as a #1 Amazon bestseller. The Crosswhite Series has sold more than 2,000,000 books worldwide and My Sister’s Grave has been optioned for television series development. He is also the author of the best-selling David Sloane series, The Jury Master, Wrongful Death, Bodily Harm Murder One and The Conviction, and the stand-alone novels The 7th Canon and  The Cyanide Canary, A Washington Post Best Book of the Year, and several short stories.  He is the recipient of the Nancy Pearl Award for Fiction, and the Friends of Mystery Spotted Owl Award for best novel in the Pacific Northwest. He is a two-time finalist for the International Thriller Writers award for best novel, and a finalist for the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for best novel. His David Sloane novels have twice been nominated for the Harper Lee Award for legal fiction. His books are sold world-wide in more than 25 countries and have been translated into more than two dozen languages including French, German, Italian and Spanish. Visit his website at, and follow him on twitter @robertdugoni and on Facebook at

The event opens with a reception at 7pm, followed by the presentation and discussion at 7:30pm. All are welcome.

Please note this event marks our first at our new location, TaborSpace, in the Copeland Commons room. TaborSpace is located at 5441 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97215. There is both off-street and on-street parking in the area. Trimet Bus #15 stops just outside the facility.