Author and sportswriter Paul Betit will discuss “The Man in the Canal,” the third in his series of suspense novels, featuring U.S. Army CID investigator John Murphy.

Betit also will share back-stories and discuss his writing regimen and the creative process.

Signed copies of all three of Betit’s books will be available at discounted prices. 

WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., Rockland.

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: www.paulbetit.com