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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 →

May 15: Right-Brain/Left-Brain Write Brain

Pikes Peak Writers holds Write Brain Sessions on the third Tuesday of most months, from 6:30-8:30pm. These are free mini-workshops on the craft of writing, business of writing, and the writer’s life. In May, I’ll be a speaker for a Read More →

April 21: Pikes Peak Writers Conference

The 20th annual Pikes Peak Writers Conference will be held Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the Marriott Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I’m slated for April 21. I’m excited about my workshop topic: Fooling the Reader Read More →

April 2: Auraria Writer’s Week

Metro State’s first annual Auraria Writer’s Week is a series of talks by major writers, each of whom will be reading from their work and discussing their ideas and craft. For this event I hearken back to my days as Read More →

February 11: MWA’s Mystery University, Boston

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

October 29: Keynote Speaker at Avondale Writers’ Conference

I’m delighted to be the keynote speaker for the Avondale Writer’s Conference. My topic will be “What you need to know to be a succesful author.” Event Website 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,