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Top 5 Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week

Phoenix, here's how to spend this week, from literary haps and a dead sci-fi icon's birthday party to art and design events.

Chelsea Cain @ Poisoned Pen Author Chelsea Cain's debut, Dharma Girl, was inspired by her early childhood on an Iowa commune. But her fascination with death and sleuthing also started early, as a young Cain followed the Green River Killer case in real time from her suburban Washington home, where she maintained a neighborhood pet cemetery with more than 50 plots. She's penned a Nancy Drew "autobiography," Confessions of a Teen Sleuth, but it was Cain's first thriller, 2007's Heartsick, that introduced serial murderer Gretchen Lowell and detective Archie Sheridan and propelled Cain onto best-seller lists.

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