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"Escape the Ordinary" Summer Reading Series, Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL
6/9/2015 / 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue - Fort Lauderdale - FL 33301
Escape the Ordinary when I talk about "Checked Out," my new Dead-End Job Mystery set a library. I'm a volunteer for the Broward County Library, so I'll tell you all the library secrets.
I'm speaking in the handsome Bienes Museum Ceremonial Room on the 6th Floor at the Main Library in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The library has been newly renovated, and you'll find it easier to park there now.
The event is free. For information call 954-357-7443.
Elaine Viets Interview, "Between the Covers," WXEL-TV, Palm Beaches PBS
6/19/2015 / 5:30 PM
Address - City -  ZIP
Host Ann Bocock interivews me for the PBS show, "Between the Covers" on WXEL, the Palm Beach PBS station. I'm thrilled to follow in the footsteps of author as such as Charles Todd, Philip Margolin and Randy Wayne White. WXEL's viewer range extends from Miami to Vero Beach.
For information go to or call the station at 561-737-8000.
How to Hatch a Plot, Authors Academy Workshop, Murder on the Beach Bookstore, Delray Beach, FL
6/20/2015 / 10:00 AM 12:00 Noon
Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Street - Delray Beach - FL 33444
This two-hour workshop will help you turn your bright idea into a well-plotted novel. We’ll discuss whether outlining is right for you, and give you tips on pacing, plot twists, red herrings and more. With handouts. $25 per person.
For reservations, go to or call 561-279-7790.
CHECKED OUT signing, Sisters in Crime booth, ALA Convention, San Francisco, CA
6/27/2015 / 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
Moscone Center, 400 Howard St - San Francisco - CA 94103
What better place for CHECKED OUT than the American Library Association convention? I'm signing Saturday morning at the Sisters in Crime booth with my sisters Alice K. Boatwright and Judith Janeway. Stop by booth #1427 for a signed copy of my new Dead-End Job mystery, set at a library.
Mystery Pop-top Stage Panel & Signing, ALA San Francisco, CA
6/27/2015 / 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
Moscone Center, 700 Howard Street - San Francisco - CA 94103
Join me at the Mystery Pop-top stage panel with mystery writers Emily Brightwell, Juliet Blackwell, and Jenn McKinlay for a panel discussion and signing. Relax, pick up a book and listen to us talk about mysteries.
For more information, go to
CHECKED OUT signing at the Penguin booth, ALA Convention, San Francisco, CA
6/27/2015 / 3:00 PM
Moscone Center, 400 Howard Street - San Francisco - CA 94103
I'm looking forward to meeting you at the Penguin Booth at the American Library Association convestion. Stop by for your signed copy of CHECKED OUT, my 14th Dead-End Job mystery, set at a South Florida Library. Get there early -- last year, we ran out of books in 30 minutes.


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