Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee Oct20

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee

Murder and Mayhem 10 years ago Penny Halle came to me and asked if Ruth and I could help her set up a mystery day. We brought in 7 authors and did a 2 hour panel. The next year we went bigger, a whole day of panels and more authors. Last fall we had around 14 authors and the event ran from 9 – 5. In less than two weeks we are hosting Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee for the first time, version 2.0 if you will. The facility is awesome, food courts, right in a hotel with a casino. We have 23 authors coming in. There have been a load of books donated for the book bags. Our book seller is geared up and ready to rock. We’ve had t-shirts and...

Paul Charles: Tour dates for DOWN ON CYPRUS AVENUE tour Oct19

Paul Charles: Tour dates for DOWN ON CYPRUS AVENUE...

U.S. fans of British crime fiction have a treat coming. Acclaimed British writer Paul Charles will be doing a 7 state tour to support DOWN ON CYPRUS AVENUE. Some of these dates will see Charles team up with John Connolly and Stuart Neville.  In the first of a new series, McCusker, a retired RUC policeman originally stationed in Portrush on the north-west coast of Northern Ireland, returns to work as an agency cop—A Yellow Top—following his wife’s flight to America with their nest egg. On his first major case in Belfast he partners with DI Lily O’Carroll to locate the two missing sons of a wealthy business man. But before that...

John Connolly: Dates for THE WOLF IN THE WINTER tour Oct15

John Connolly: Dates for THE WOLF IN THE WINTER to...

Haunted P.I. Charlie Parker returns, on October 28th, in John Connolly’s THE WOLF IN THE WINTER. The community of Prosperous, Maine has always thrived when others have suffered. Its inhabitants are wealthy, its children’s future secure. It shuns outsiders. It guards its own. And at the heart of Prosperous lie the ruins of an ancient church, transported stone by stone from England centuries earlier by the founders of the town… But the death of a homeless man and the disappearance of his daughter draw the haunted, lethal private investigator Charlie Parker to Prosperous. Parker is a dangerous man, driven by compassion, by rage, and by...

Veteran Benefit Book Fair November 8th Oct13

Veteran Benefit Book Fair November 8th

On November 8th in San Diego, California, the USS Midway will provide a dramatic setting as best selling authors plan on honoring military veterans presented by the Us4Warriors veteran’s support foundation and American Legion. The authors are hoping this will become a yearly tradition because it falls out on the weekend before Veterans Day. Book enthusiasts are invited to attend this unique event, “Veteran Benefit Book Fair” (www.veteransbookfair.org) between 10 am and 4 pm. Because all proceeds go to veteran organizations people who want a book signed will have to buy books at the Midway/Fair bookstore. But the added benefit is that for...

Hank Phillippi Ryan: Dates for TRUTH BE TOLD tour Sep26

Hank Phillippi Ryan: Dates for TRUTH BE TOLD tour

Hank Phillippi Ryan continues her Jane Ryland series with TRUTH BE TOLD, the third book in the series. TBT lands on book shelves on October 7th and she starts her tour on that date in Brookline, MA. Truth Be Told, part of the bestselling Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan series by Agatha, Anthony, Mary Higgins Clark, and Macavity Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan, begins with tragedy: a middle-class family evicted from their suburban home. In digging up the facts on this heartbreaking story—and on other foreclosures— reporter Ryland soon learns the truth behind a big-bucks scheme and the surprising players who will stop at nothing,...

Be Local Everywhere Hits Minnesota Sep15

Be Local Everywhere Hits Minnesota

When a friend calls you to help out on the weekend, it usually means that friend is moving and you’re being recruited to haul a couch up and down a couple flights of stairs. The natural instinct is to say, “No, sorry I can’t help you. I’m organizing my spice rack this weekend.” You might go so far as to say, “Oh, I’d love to help you, but I have a paper due for school on Monday”, even though you’ve been out of school for 20 years. But then there are times when a friend calls you to help out on the weekend and it’s for something a bit more important than a positioning a piece of furniture. When Tyrus Books publisher Ben LeRoy calls you to...