Oregon in June! And San Diego next week!

I’ll be doing a few events in Oregon in early June, including the world-famous Powell’s Books in Portland on June 7. I’ll also be in Ashland and Klamath Falls — more details to come, but here’s a link to the wonderful organization who is sponsoring my Ashland leg, the Ashland Mystery Readers Group. Events there […]

April 8th

San Diego Noir!

My next book…

Because I am into instant gratification, because I’m also sort of lazy, or distracted, or in a hurry…I’ve had a tendency lately to announce big news on my Facebook author page. The beauty of this is that it automatically tweets out to my Twitter feed, and yeah, I’m weirdly addicted to Twitter (SEE: evidence of […]

Coming Soon, to an MP3 Player Near You!

I’m very pleased to announce that Audible has acquired ROCK PAPER TIGER for a future audio book release. More details as I get them. But can I just say, I am totally entertained by the notion of someone else reading my book aloud?

Rock Paper Tiger in Seattle Times “Best of 2010”

Check out Seattle Times’ “14 Best Crime Novels of 2010.” I’m in some fine company here!

Peking Duck

ROCK PAPER TIGER in Amazon’s Best Books of 2010

I’m very excited to announce that ROCK PAPER TIGER made Amazon’s Top 100 Books of 2010 (that’s fiction and non-fiction) and is one of Amazon’s Top 10 Mysteries & Thrillers. I’m in some heady company on these lists, and I am really honored to be placed among them. Before RPT’s publication, I hadn’t realized that […]


I’m at Bouchercon By the Bay from Oct. 14 – 17, with a Soho Press kickoff party at the fabulous M is for Mystery — wine! cheese! mayhem! — on Oct. 13, with a bunch of other awesome Soho authors. You’re all invited. I’ll be on a panel on Oct. 15 at 10:00 AM (I’d […]