Cynthia Blair (Cynthia Baxter)’s new book, LAST LICKS, was released in hard cover, audio, and ebook editions by Kensington Books on Dec 31. It is the third book in her Lickety Splits mystery series. Leslie Budewitz spoke on “Building Character” at a meeting of Authors of the Flathead in Kalispell, Montana on Dec 12. Leslie’s … Continue reading Member News – January 2020
Our February meeting will be a very special one: we will celebrate the life of our longtime member, Waverly Fitzgerald, who passed away on December 13, 2019 just before the paperback publication of her new Rachel Stern PI mystery, HARD RAIN, by Epicenter Press. (She was able to see the ebook edition released in November.) … Continue reading Waverly Fitzgerald: In Memoriam and HARD RAIN book launch
Our annual holiday pot luck was a wonderful occasion: The food was great, the buzz of happy talk unstoppable, and the decorations were magnificent. We met in the Markland Woods Community Room, which proved to be a comfortable setting for our 'groaning board' and the little tree with its pile of wrapped giveaway books. Happy New Year … Continue reading Great Food, Great Company: A Fun Holiday Gathering
Congratulations and welcome to our 2020 officers! Beginning this month Luanne Brown, President; Charlotte Stuart, Vice President; and Curt Colbert, Treasurer will assume the leadership of the Puget Sound chapter. President Luanne Brown said, “In running for president of PugetSound SinC, I hope to maintain the steady growth of the chapter and explore innovative ways … Continue reading Welcome 2020 Officers!
Cynthia Blair (Cynthia Baxter): The second book in her Lickety Splits Ice Cream Shoppe Mystery series, HOT FUDGE MURDER, was released by Kensington in paperback on Nov 26th. The third book in the series, LAST LICKS, will come out in hardcover on Dec 31st. Alice K. Boatwright published an article about Miss Marple and Miss … Continue reading December 2019 Member News
Our annual flash fiction night in November again demonstrated the diversely talented writers in our chapter. More than a dozen people stepped up to the challenge of writing a story no longer than 350 words on the theme of “mysteries in the dark of night.” The stories ranged from hard-boiled and ghost stories to paranormal … Continue reading Flash Fictions from Paranormal to Noir
The election of 2020 officers for the chapter took place online and at our November 14th meeting. The proposed slate was elected: Luanne Brown, President; Susan Bailey, Vice President; Charlotte Stuart, Secretary; and Curt Colbert, Treasurer. However, Susan has since decided she is not able to take on this commitment after all, and she has … Continue reading 2020 Election Results