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A Girl Like You will soon be out on audio!

The brilliant Jane Entwistle, Hollywood actress and the multiple award-winning audio book narrator (Alan Bradley's Flavia de Luce series among many others) has agreed to narrate for me!!!; She is hard at work in production right now, and you will all be the first to know when the audio version of A Girl Like You is finally available! (Should be soon!)
Meanwhile here's another excerpt from my... Travel Journal:

Exhibit 1:  Kerrytown Book Fest,
                      Ann Arbor, Mi.

With authors, Laurel Huber (The Velveteen Daughter) and Monica Starkman (The End of Miracles)

Exhibit 2:  Mystery Book Club Panel
                       Wood Dale, Il. Public Library

With author, Cheryl Honigford
(The Darkness Knows)

Exhibit 3:  Centuries and Sleuths
                       Bookstore, Forest Park, Il.

The end of the Chicago Murder Mystery Tour! With Susanna Calkins (The Masque of a Murderer), D.M. Pirrone (For You Were Strangers), and Cheryl Honingford (The Darkness Knows)

Exhibit 4:  Creative Coworking,
                       Evanston, Il.

Moderated this excellent panel of memoir writers! With Nadine Kenney Johnstone (Of This Much I'm Sure), Iris Waichler (Role Reversal, How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents), Laurie Kahn (Baffled By Love), and Annette Gendler (Jumping Over Shadows)

Exhibit 5:  Sisters in Crime,
                      30th Anniversary Party,
                      Morton Grove, Il.

A fabulous group of writers!
And in other exciting News...!

A Ring of Truth was long listed by in the Chicago Writers Association Awards for Best Indie Novel of 2017. Wish me luck for the next round.

I was interviewed by Kathryn Kemp Guylay on her podcast, Positive on Publishing Here's the link:

And, as promised, here’s the link for the radio show I taped, Women's Magazine, with host Kate Jessica Raphael while I was in Berkeley, CA in August!

And the winner of the Book Club Contest is . . .

Doug Sievers of Columbia, SC!

Congrats, Doug! Hope you are enjoying them!
Author Sightings!

         With Deanna Raybourn!                        With Nicole Evelina!                            With Deborah Siegel!
Wendy Walker & Mary Kubica!                    With Lori Rader-Day!                            With Sara Paretsky!   
Upcoming Events!
  • Boucheron 2017, Toronto, Canada: Oct. 12-15, 2017
    • Panel presentation: Oct. 12, 1-2 pm
    • Meet & Greet: Oct. 15, 8:40-9 am
  • SWP Murder Mystery Dates:
    • Nineteenth Century Club, Oak Park, Il. Oct. 23, 1 pm (open to the public)
    • Barnes & Noble, Naperville, Il. Oct. 24, 7 pm
    • AAUW presentation at the Budlong Woods Regional Public Library, Chicago, Il. Oct. 25, 6 pm (open to the public)
    • Bookends & Beginnings, Evanston, Il. Oct. 26, 6 pm
  • Murder and Mayhem 2017, Milwaukee, WI, Irish Cultural and Heritage Center, Nov. 4
  • Richfield Presbyterian Book Club, Richfield, Il. November 7, 10 am
  • Holiday Gala Book signing, Café Book, Antioch, Il. November 11, 5-9 pm
  • An Evening of Romance - panel and signing, Round Lake Library, Round Lake, Il. February 6, 2018 6:30-8:00 pm (just added!)
  • Book signing and talk, Books-a-Million, Paducah, Ky. February 18, 2-3:30
  • Murder and Mayhem 2018, Chicago, Il. Roosevelt University, March 17, 2018
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