2019 April Member News

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Peggy Barnet, Alice K. Boatwright, Rachel Bukey, Waverly Fitzgerald, Christine Hoffman, Jeanne Matthews, Candace Robb, Laurie Rockenbeck, and Marty Wingate all turned out for the SinC “We Love Bookstores” check presentation at BookTree in Kirkland on Sat. Mar 23rd.  We were an awesome audience – and it was a very enjoyable afternoon. 

PS–SinC at Left Coast Crime . . . members participating in this year’s conference were Alice K. Boatwright, Waverly Fitzgerald, Tessa Floreano, Liz Osborne, Laurie Rockenbeck, Marty Wingate, and Jim Ziskin.

Leslie Budewitz’s new Spice Shop mystery, CHAI ANOTHER DAY, will be released on Jun 19th.  It has been published by Seventh St. Books and is now available for pre-order. 

Martha Crites served as moderator for our “20 ways to market a book” panel on March 14. Speakers were Jennifer McCord, Tracy Weber, and Alice K. Boatwright.

Waverly Fitzgerald’s mystery HARD RAIN will be published by Epicenter Press. It features a female PI who is researching the 70s in Seattle for a legal case. She has also now sold her publishing company Rat City Publishing to Epicenter Press.

Jeanne Matthews’ latest blog for Buried Under Books is “The Feat of Association.”

Erica Miner will be giving lectures sponsored by the Wagner Society chapters in Boston and Southern California in April. 

Candace Robb’s 11th Owen Archer mystery, CONSPIRACY OF WOLVES, was selected by Severn House as their Editor’s’ Pick for April and featured on their website. The release date is Apr 30 in the UK, Aug in the US.

Sarah Niebuhr Rubin will be the moderator for the local author panel at the upcoming “Heroes, Villains, and Victims: The Eternal Triangle” workshop on April 27th at the Phinney Neighborhood Center. Panelists will be Curt Colbert, Candace Robb and Ingrid Thoft.

Marty Wingate will appear on the panel Murder with a Sense of Place on Saturday, May 4 at 9 a.m. at Malice Domestic, a convention for fans of traditional mystery, held in Bethesda, MD.  

James W. Ziskin has a story, “A Bed of Roses,” in the Feb-May 2019 issue of Strand Magazine. His book A STONE’S THROW is a semi-finalist for the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award, which honors a book with a horse-racing premise.