Upcoming Events

KPFA 94.1 FM Radio Interview by Kate Jessica Raphael on her show, “Women’s Magazine”
Kate is the author of the Palestine mystery series, Murder Under the Bridge and Murder Under the Fig Tree.
She interviewed authors Judith L. Newton (Oink), Amy S. Peel (Cut), and me about our novels, writing suspense and mystery, the role of  “messages” in our work, our backgrounds, and our upcoming tour.

KPFA, founded in the 1940s, is the oldest listener-supported, commercial-free radio station in the United States.
Our four books were donated to the first ten people who made pledges of $120 during the broadcast.

When: July 31, 2017 (A recording is available here.)

Colorado College Alumni Book Club
When: August 28, 2017 – September 20, 2017
Where: on line at https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/202560-colorado-college-alumni-book-club
The Tolling of Mercedes Bell is the book club selection. New discussion questions will be posted on August 28th, September 4th, 11th, and 18th, and I will participate in each discussion.

Please join the discussion! A She Writes Press panel of  mystery authors will be on tour this fall, and we would love to meet you.

Michelle Cox, author of A Girl Like You: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel (2016) and A Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel (2017);
J. L. Doucette, author of Last Seen, A Dr. Pepper Hunt Mystery (2017);
Jennifer Dwight, author of The Tolling of Mercedes Bell (2016);
Judith Newton, author of Oink, A Food for Thought Mystery (2017);
Amy S. Peele, author of Cut: A Medical Murder Mystery (2017);
Kate Jessica Raphael, author of Murder Under the Bridge: A Palestine Mystery (2015) and Murder Under the Fig Tree (2017).

When and Where:

Bright Heroines in Dark Times: Mystery and Suspense from She Writes Press
When: October 23, 2017, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (lunch), 1:15 – 2:15  p.m. (event)
Where: 19th Century Women’s Club, 178 Forest Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60301
Moderator: Kelly Clink, author of A Different Kind of Shame (She Writes Press)

Bright Heroines in Dark Times: Mystery and Suspense from She Writes Press
When: October 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 47 E. Chicago Avenue, Suite 132, Naperville, IL 60540
Moderator: Kelly Clink, author of A Different Kind of Shame (She Writes Press)

Bright Heroines in Dark Times: Mystery and Suspense from She Writes Press
When: October 25, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Hosted by: American Association of University Women
Where: Budlong Woods Branch of the Chicago Public Library
5630 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago IL 60659
Moderator: Nadine Kenney Johnstone, author of Of This Much I’m Sure (She Writes Press)

Bright Heroines in Dark Times: Mystery and Suspense from She Writes Press
When: October 26, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Bookends and Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Avenue, Alley #1, Evanston, IL 60201
Moderator: Sara Connell, author of Bringing in Finn (Seal Press)