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 […]

Book Launch! Photographic Evidence!

Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach! Book Launch for GETAWAY and PLAGUE TOWN!

May 1 Los Angeles GETAWAY launch! With extra additional ZOMBIES!!!

May 1 is the official launch date of GETAWAY! We will be marking the occasion with an event at Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach, starting at 7:30 PM, featuring reading, discussion, beverages and snacks. And you know what’s really cool? I’m celebrating with Dana Fredsti, whose wildly original take on the zombie mythos, Plague Town, from […]

YEAR OF THE TIGER Launch Day!

It’s 1:00 AM here in Venice, California, meaning that it’s the official launch day of “Year of the Tiger”—that’s “Rock Paper Tiger” in British! I’ve had such a great time working with editor Jane Johnson, editor Emad Akhtar and the entire Harper Fiction team. BTW, you can see videos of me discussing the book at […]

A New JACOB WONDERBAR book—with Space Monkeys!!!

Now that my taxes are filed and I have a few days at home, time to catch up on a few things. First off, my pal Nathan Bransford’s second book, JACOB WONDERBAR FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSE, is out! This is a fabulous middle grade series, reminding me a bit of Douglas Adams and Roald […]

Left Coast Crime panels!

Here is my panel schedule for Left Coast Crime: Friday March 30, 10:15 AM in the Magnolia Room: “Tough Chicks,” moderated by Sophie Littlefield, with Denise Hamilton, Julie Kramer and Helene Tursten! Saturday March 31, 2:45 PM, in the Magnolia Room: “Been There, Wrote That–A Game Show,” moderated by Gar Anthony Haywood, with Bruce DeSilva, […]

Waiting in my mailbox!

Books! From the UK! Check out the gold foil! Yes, it’s YEAR OF THE TIGER, aka ROCK PAPER TIGER. It’s a real kick seeing how different the US and the UK versions of the book are. The great folks at Harper did some really cool things with this version. I love the gold tiger on […]

GETAWAY is still a few months out…

But I already have some events scheduled! Specifically, my official launch party at Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach! But wait, there’s more! It’s also the Los Angeles launch party for Dana Fredsti’s first Ashley Parker novel, PLAGUE TOWN! The connection? You’ll just have to come to the party to find out… Next up, I will be […]

Sisters in Crime Panel, Thousand Oaks Library!

Sisters in Crime Panel, click here for deets! I’ll be at the Thousand Oaks Library this Saturday, Jan. 21, on a Sisters in Crime panel with fellow SinC authors Hannah Dennison, Jeri Westerson and Eric Stone. Should be a lot of fun, and yes, books will be for sale, and we’ll be signing them! Click […]

Cyber Monday Website Extravaganza!!!

New pages! New covers! Music! Prizes! Er, actually, I don’t know about the prizes. I guess I would have to have a contest of some sort for that. Any suggestions? I have an autographed copy of ROCK PAPER TIGER I could kick in. What I definitely do have is a lovely revamped website to reveal! […]