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"Make 'Em Laugh: Humor in Mysteries" Panel, Malice Domestic Convention, Bethesda, MD
4/30/2016 / 2:00 PM 2:50 PM
Hyatt Regency Hotel, One Metro Center, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue - Bethesda - MD 20814
Going to Malice Domestic is like coming home. I get to see old friends and long-time fans. Malice is a convention for traditional mystery lovers, and I'm on a panel with fan favorites Alice Loweecey, Parnell Hall and Arlene Kay. Anne Reece is brave enough to moderate.
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THE ART OF MURDER Kickoff Signing, Barnes & Noble, Fort Lauderdale, FL
5/3/2016 / 5:00 PM
Barnes & Noble, 2051 N. Federal Highway - Fort Lauderdale - FL 33305
THE ART OF MURDER, my 15th Dead-End Job mystery, debuts Tuesday, May 3, and Barnes & Noble Fort Lauderdale is hosting the debut signing. THE ART OF MURDER starts at the quirky Bonnet House Museum, the colorful home of Frederic and Evelyn Bartlett. I was a volunteer at this museum. Helen and I loved the art, Evelyn's monkeys and the gorgeous birds in the Old Florida oasis.
For information or to order your autographed copy of THE ART OF MURDER, call the store at 954-561-3732.

THE ART OF MURDER signing, Murder on the Beach, Delray Beach, FL
5/4/2016 / 7:00 PM
Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Ave - Delray Beach - FL 33444
Looking forward to telling you about THE ART OF MURDER, my 15th Dead-End Job mystery, at South Florida's largest mystery bookstore, Murder on the Beach. Browse through the store's thousands of volumes, and have dinner and drinks in vibrant Delray. See you there Wednesday night.
Can't make it? Order your copy and pick it up at your convenience.
For information call, 561-279-7790.
THE ART OF MURDER Talk at the Tea for TEAM Benefit, Florissant, MO
5/5/2016 / 2:00 PM
John Knox Presbyterian Church, 13200 New Halls Ferry Road - Florissant - MO 63033
I'm discussing and signing THE ART OF MURDER, my new Dead-End Job mystery, at a benefit for the all-volunteer TEAM Food Pantry in Florissant. The tea is sponsored by the Presbyterian Women of John Knox Presbyterian Church. Your $10 ticket gets you tea, coffee and desserts. Proceeds from the tea, a raffle and book sales will go to TEAM, The Emergency Assistance Ministry.
Space is limited. For information and reservations, e-mail
Lunch at the Saint Louis Women's Club, Saint Louis, MO
5/6/2016 / 11:30 AM
4600 Lindell Boulevard - Saint Louis - MO 63108
The Saint Louis Woman's Club started in 1904 to provide hospitality to the wives of the heads of state and royalty visiting St. Louis during the 1904 World's Fair. Now in its second century, the club keeps up with the times. I'm honored to speak to this distinguished group and sign my latest hardcover, THE ART OF MURDER.
This event is open only to club members and their guests. For tickets and information, contact Mary Rumy at
THE ART OF MURDER Signing and Library Benefit, Barnes & Noble, Ladue, MO
5/7/2016 / 1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Barnes & Noble Ladue, 8871 Ladue Road - Ladue - MO 63124
Looking for a good Mother's Day gift? Stop by Barnes & Noble Ladue, where you'll find thousands of choices. If you want to give Mom a personal gift, I'll be discussing and signing THE ART OF MURDER. Saturday is the Municipal Library Consortium Book Fair Benefit at the store, and 10% of everything you buy even if you don't buy my book will benefit the Municipal Library Consortium.
For information, call the store at 314-862-6280.
Mother's Day Meet and Greet at Main Street Books, St. Charles, MO
5/8/2016 / 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
Main Street Books, 307 South Main - St. Charles - MO 63301
Historic St. Charles is a terrific place to take Mom on Mother's Day. Have lunch at one of the charming restaurants, indulge in chocolate, explore the shops, and take Mom to Main Street Books for her own autographed copy of THE ART OF MURDER. We'l have time for a chat. Plenty of free parking nearby. See you on Mother's Day.
For information, call 636-949-0105.
THE ART OF MURDER Talk and Signing, Spencer Road Library, St Peters, MO
5/9/2016 / 7:00 PM
Spencer Road Library, 427 Spencer Road - St. Peters - Mo 63376
I can't wait to tell you about the quirky Bonnet House Museum, where THE ART OF MURDER starts, and I always enjoy visiting St. Peters.
Main Street Books will be selling copies of my new hardcover.
For information, call the library at (636) 447-2320.
THE ART OF MURDER talk, Sisters in Crime Nashville Chapter, Nashville, Tennessee
5/10/2016 / 6:00 PM
Green Hills Branch Library, 3701 Benham Avenue - Nashville - TN 37215
Hooray! I'm seeing my sisters in Nashville. I'll be talking to the Nashville Sisters in Crime chapter at the Green Hills Branch Library.
The event is free and open to the public. For information, call the library at 615-862-5863
Death Investigator Basics: Body Identification, Florida Authors Academy, Delray Beach, FL
6/25/2016 / 10 AM to 12 Noon
Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Avenue - Delray Beach - FL 33444
What's the best way to ID a body? Wrong IDs can result in heartbreak, lawsuits and frustrating plot complications. Elaine Viets will discuss proper methods and pitfalls of body identification. These tips will give your mysteries authenticity. The talk includes handouts. The two-hour Saturday Authors Academy class is $25 per person.
Reservations are recommended.
For information call 561-279-7790 or email
Kickoff Signing for BRAIN STORM, Murder on the Beach, Delray Beach, FL
8/5/2016 / 7 PM
Murder on the Beach, 273 NE 2nd Street - Delray Beach - FL 33444
BRAIN STORM, my first Angela Richman Death Investigator mystery, launches with a signing at Murder on the Beach Bookstore in Delray Beach. In this forensics heavy series, Death Investigator Angela Richman has to use her scientific skills to save the brain surgeon who saved her life.
BRAIN STORM debuts as a trade paperback, e-book and audio book.
Join me at Murder on the Beach Friday night. For information call 561-279-7790.


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