John Wasowicz will be Author in Residence

Cover of Spite HouseBook People favorite John Wasowicz

returns with his newest book in The Old Town mystery series

Spite House.

John will be Author in Residence all day on Saturday, September 21st.

Spite, greed, avarice, and jealousy are all on display in this luscious murder mystery about cantankerous Roxie Neele, who resides in one of Old Town Alexandria’s four tiny spite houses and is accused of murdering her neighbor Trudy Vince with a poisonous cupcake.  Roxie has her own agenda, namely to stop “Rose Bud,” a serial killer spreading fear throughout the community.  



John WasowiczJohn Wasowicz is an attorney who lives in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County, VA, near Old Town Alexandria. He began his career as a legislative aide to the late great Edward W. Brooke from his home state of Massachusetts. After earning a law degree from Catholic University in the District, Wasowicz served as an Assistant Commonwealth Attorney in Arlington, VA. He departed that position to earn an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School and then entered private practice in Virginia, handling criminal defense, family law, and civil matters. He is a former president of the Fairfax Bar Association and a retired Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve, where he served as an intelligence officer. Since 2005, Wasowicz has practiced law in the public sector. He began the Old Town Mystery Series in 2017. He is married and has three adult sons. 

Event date: 

Saturday, September 21, 2024 - 10:00am to 7:00pm

Event address: 

10464 Ridgefield Pkwy.
Gleneagle Center
Henrico, VA 23223