Chris Norbury is the award-winning author of the mystery-suspense-thrillers Straight River and Castle Danger. The stories feature Matt Lanier, a farm kid-turned professional musician whose world is turned upside down by a conspiracy of powerful, ambitious, violent men.

Chris grew up in the Twin Cities and earned a B.S. in Music Education at the University of Minnesota. He advocates for independent bookstores and promotes to book buyers.

A volunteer Big Brother since 2000, Chris donates a portion of all book sales to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota. He lives in Owatonna, MN with his wife and golf clubs.

"The Ins and Outs of Mystery Writing" - award-winning mystery-thriller author Chris Norbury gives a lively, informative presentation on what makes a mystery a mystery. View this DVBF Cabin Fever video on our YouTube channel linked on the bottom of the home page.

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