DRAGON DAY paperback is out in the wild!

Here’s where to buy it!

GO-BETWEEN is coming! And other doings…

I am very excited about the upcoming publication of my fifth book, GO-BETWEEN! Look up the page and you’ll see the cover and a brief description. To learn more about the book, including a look at the first three chapters, click here! Otherwise, if you happen to be in London in mid-May, I’ll be doing […]

Dragon Day doings…

Here’s my events schedule for the next couple of weeks (because it’s quicker than updating the calendar): I’m celebrating the Dragon Day launch two days early (but there will be books), with Steph Cha at San Diego’s wonderful bookstore Mysterious Galaxy on Aug. 16 at 2 pm — and we plan to celebrate with some […]

Something new

Yeah. If you look up above…well, all around the site… There’s a new Ellie book coming out on August 18. You can read all about it here.

Hey, why not?


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Here’s What’s Coming Up!

JULY 13: I host debut author Maer Wilson for a discussion and reading of her urban fantasy/supernatural thriller RELICS, at Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach! (time TBA) JULY 14: Sisters in Crime Los Angeles July Meeting, I am a featured reader, MEET-AND-GREET: 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., PROGRAM: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., South Pasadena Library located at 1115 El Centro […]

Events Update!

Here is the updated list of events I’ll be doing in support of HOUR OF THE RAT! JUNE 15: Sisters in Crime Angeles Speakers Bureau Event: Lisa Brackmann, Naomi Hirahara, and Jeri Westerson will speak about writing novels set in international locales, 2:00 p.m. at the Santa Monica Public Library’s Ocean Park Branch, 2601 Main […]

Coming Attractions!

HOUR OF THE RAT launches on June 18th, which is starting to feel…soon. Very soon. Here are some events I’ll be doing in support of the release…I’ll be updating this page as new events are added. Details also on calendar to the right. Or will be. I’m getting there… JUNE 6: Quiet Lightning, Neighborhood Heroes […]

Long Time No Blog…

Greetings! *blows off dust* Last year was, um…a bit chaotic. This year, I’m aiming for a lot more productivity. Starting with…BLOGGING! No, not my own blog (though I plan on reposting there). I will be blogging every Sunday on the wonderful international crime fiction blog, Murder Is Everywhere, featuring Cara Black, Leighton Gage, Caro Ramsey, […]

Greetings from Bouchercon Cleveland!

Having a fantastic time at Bouchercon Cleveland. So fantastic that I have forgotten to post my panel times. Tomorrow, Saturday Oct. 6, 10:15, Grand Ballroom A — “Murder is Everywhere” — international crime fiction authors explore the countries where their fictional crimes take place, with Timothy Hallinan, Jeff Sigur, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Michael Stanley, moderated by […]