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Monthly archive June, 2012

July 19: Covered Treasures Bookstore

During the summer, downtown Monument holds an Art Hop on the third Thursday of every month. One of the stops along the path is at Covered Treasures Bookstore, where I’ll be appearing on July 19 to sign books and chat Read More →

June 16: MWA’s Mystery University, Waukesha

MWA Logo The Mystery Writers of America sponsor MWA University, where I’ll be teaching a session on Dramatic Stucture & Plot at their Midwest Chapter in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Here’s what my students have signed up for: Event Details Read More →

June 15: Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books

University of Wisconsin Festival of Books I’m pleased to join Betsey Draine, Hallie Ephron, John Galligan, Ted Hertel and Michael Hinden. We’ll present “Finding Your Voice: A Mystery Writers Panel.” Event Details Read More →

Waltzing with Imperfection: Round Two

Waltzing Polar Bears Those of you who have been following my blog for a while may recall that Tom and I were embarking on a series of ballroom dance lessons. We have wrapped up our first five waltz lessons and I’m happy to Read More →


DIE BUYING is one of the Top Four cozy mysteries of 2011.

- Suspense Magazine's Best of 2011

SWIFT JUSTICE has rapidly become my favorite new P.I. puzzler. It’s smart and sassy with tons of humor and a whole lot of heart.

- Chris Grabenstein, Anthony- and Agatha-award winning author

ALL SALES FATAL is a fun mystery!

- Kathy Blumenstock, The Washington Post

SWIFT JUSTICE may appeal to fans of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum and Lula. DiSilverio deftly mixes light, zany humor with the darkness of the crimes.

- Booklist, Starred Review

QUICKSTEP TO MURDER and DIE BUYING are both in our Top 12 favorite mystery titles from 2011.

- Lisa Allmendinger,