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Monthly archive October, 2014

November 15: Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach

Bouchercon Logo At Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach, California, I’ll be participating in two panels. Moderating “From Government Work to Solving Crimes: Sleuths from Government Agencies” Saturday, November 15, 2014, 3-4 pm Moderator Laura DiSilverio Ben Coes Mike Lawson R.T. Lawton David Read More →

November 8: “Home on the Range” at Crimebake, Boston

New England Crimebake At Crimebake 2014, I’ll be moderating the “Home on the Range: When Setting Becomes Character” panel. This conference will be from November 7-9, near Boston, MA. Panelists are: Elisabeth Elo Rory Flynn Susan Oleksiw Michael Ponsor Read More →

October 19: Teaching “Plot” at MWA University

MWA Logo I’ll be teaching “plot” at Mystery Writers of America’s Mystery University in the Western Peachtree in Atlanta. Mystery University is a full-day, low-cost writing seminar designed to teach participants the essential skills needed to write a novel, from the idea 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,