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 indiebound.org 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.

Chris is a panelist on the Coffee with "Cooked to Death" author panel at 10 am. This is a ticketed program. For more information, see the program schedule.

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Chris Norbury

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