CAMDEN — On Thursday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m., the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., hosts Camden author Carol Chen for a presentation of her comedy and crime novel “Lobsters Without Borders.”

Chen will share from her book, describe her experience with independent publishing, and tell the story behind the cover design. This event will be held in person in the library’s Picker Room and is open to the public, including anyone with an interest in Maine authors, mysteries, island life, crime novels or comedy.

“Lobsters Without Borders” is the first book in Chen’s “A Jane Roberts Mystery” series. Read a summary of “Lobsters Without Borders” and learn more about Chen at