March 9th Crime Thriller Writer, Tess Gerritsen comes to Newport Public Library for a reading at 1 pm in the Program Room, lower level. This is a free program and open to public. Seating is limited to 50 on a first come first basis. She started writing in the 1980's and her first medical thriller, Harvest, came out in 1996. Since then her books have sold in 40 countries and to date she has sold over 25 million books. The former doctor-turned-writer is married to a doctor and the couple have 2 sons. She resides in Camden, Maine. She will sign her books and there will be a Q&A session.