SinC at AAUW

All those acronyms! SinC (Sisters in Crime) and AAUW (American Association of University Women) are two simpatico organizations. The AAUW’s mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. The Sisters in...

Santa Cruz Noir

It’s somewhat official. The editors of Akashic Books’ upcoming Santa Cruz Noir, told me, “We love your story and are thrilled to include it in Santa Cruz Noir.”  I haven’t signed any “bottom lines” yet, but I’m still...

Mark Your Calendar: Misterio Press InstaFreebie

My publisher, misterio press, is offering a post-holiday promotion, January 3rd – January 10th, so people can load up their new readers with free goodies! Misterio offers a broad range of mysteries. Kassandra Lamb’s Marcia Banks and Buddy series and Shannon...

Sale & Sunnyvale

Did you make a resolution to read more? Have you joined the 2016 Goodreads Reading Challenge? Do you want to consider more mysteries for upcoming awards? My 2015 contribution to the mystery genre was Black Beans & Venom, on sale this week for 99 cents! Now what is...
First Ever Giveaway & Reading

First Ever Giveaway & Reading

December enters with a bang! Vinnie has two events on December first. Her Goodreads giveaway of Murder, Honey starts as a promotion for the rapidly approaching release of the seventh Carol Sabala mystery, Black Beans & Venom. (January 8th, Bookshop Santa Cruz)...