Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee Charity Auction Oct07

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee Charity Auction

This past year our friends the Swierczynskis have been going through a long family health crisis. This year for Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee at the suggestion of Meredith Swierczynski we are going to be using our charity auction to raise money for The Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee and making a donation in honor of their daughter who has been facing her health crisis like a superhero. We’ll be looking for signed books, character names from authors willing to put winners in their next book or anything else you think might be cool for people to bid on. If you would like to donate to the auction please contact Jon Jordan at...

MURDER AND MAYHEM IN MILWAUKEE 2015 Nov10

MURDER AND MAYHEM IN MILWAUKEE 2015

Go figure, Kate Malmon said it best. “Whenever there’s a Bouchercon, or any mystery convention, it always feels like everyone is going to Mystery Camp.” Authors and book lovers are a notoriously introverted group of humans, but there is something special about getting to hang out with like-minded folks. Never mind the fact that the thing you all share in common is reading about bad people doing bad things, and often times getting away with it. So, yes, the latest Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee has come and gone. November 7, 2015, saw the latest reinvention of the famous one-day event. Long held in the Milwaukee suburb of Muskego, last year...

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee Programming Oct04

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee Programming

This year’s Murder and Mayhem 2015  Panels were named after songs by Milwaukee’s own VIOLENT FEMMES. 1~ GOOD FEELING 9:30 – 10:30 Matthew Clemens – M Laura Benedict MP Cooley Lori Rader-Day Andrew Grant Michael Harvey 2~ LIFE IS A SCREAM 10:45 – 11:45 Kate Malmon – M Bryon Quertermous Johnny Shaw Tasha Alexander Alex Grecian Cara Brookins 3~ OUT THE WINDOW 12 -1 Ruth Jordan Michael Koryta LUNCH 1 – 2 LUNCH There will be lunches available on site,  our favorite chef, Sean Henniger, will be selling lunches and soup at very reasonable rates. 4~ NIGHTMARES 2-3 Jeremy Lynch – M Rob Brunet Ben Lieberman J D Rhoades Dennis Tafoya Tom...

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee Update Sep12

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee Update

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee update September 12, 2015 Due to a scheduling problem with the casino we have had to change the location for this year’s event. We like Potawatomi quite a bit but our new location is incredible. Irish Cultural and Heritage Center http://www.ichc.net/ 2133 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1910     The building was a church built in 1887 and bought by the ICHC in the 1970s. It is beautiful and very atmospheric. There are restaurants nearby and we are working on having someone make lunches available for as a low a price as we can and still be awesome. There is also an Irish Pub on site. We took one...

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee 2015 May18

Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee 2015

The Murder and Mayhem website is updated for this year. murdermayhemmilwaukee.com We have a list of authors already lined up and there will be more to come. We’ll probably have between 25 and 28 authors total. Here’s the list so far: Tasha Alexander Rob Brunet Cara Brookins Reed Coleman Andrew Grant Alex Grecian Michael Koryta Lori Rader-Day JD Rhoades Tom Schreck Johnny Shaw Michael Stanley Registration is also live, you can register through the site or by mail with a check or money order. murdermayhemmilwaukee.com/register-donate/ We also have a new bookseller this year. Richard will be there with some collectible books, Don Longmuir of...