Mystery Festival in Oakmont Has Become a Destination
Behe, Rege, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
When Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont held its debut Festival of Mystery, there were five writers and 22 fans in attendance.
Last year, the 13th edition of the event featured 41 writers and more than 350 readers.
"It's like opening up a new bookstore and closing it within 24 hours," says Mary Alice Gorman, the owner of the bookshop who will host the festival Monday at the Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church in Oakmont.
The passion mystery fans have for writers has made the festival a regional event, according to Gorman. This year, she's heard from a man from the state of Indiana who is bringing his wife to the festival as a birthday …
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