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 […]

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 […]