Mega-bestselling author David Baldacci speaks at 7 p.m. tonight, March 31, in a free lecture at Lenior-Rhyne University in Hickory.
The talk is in the P.E. Monroe Auditorium on campus. Baldacci will also sign books 5 -6 p.m. at Hickory's Patrick Beaver Memorial Library.
Baldacci's newest thriller, "The Sixth Man," is set to publish April 19. His first political thriller "Absolute Power," was made into a 1997 movie starring Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman. In June, he's departing from his thrillers to release a family drama. Called "One Summer," it's set in South Carolina.