Join me and local mystery fans for a look at Crime Fiction from the very first crime novel to the proliferation of sub-genres and what defines them. I’ll let you in on some of my favorites in each genre and clue you into some genre-busting mysteries you’ll love from the Science Fiction, Romantic Suspense, and Horror shelves.
Authors from a range of mystery subgenres will discuss their books in a panel discussion led by Laurie King.
Bouchercon is the world’s premier annual crime fiction event. Join the mystery community — from authors, fans, and publishers to reviewers, booksellers, and editors — for 4 days of panels, parties, and pure mystery fun. 2019 is the 50th anniversary of this fantastic fan conference. https://www.bouchercon2019.com/
Shop over 50 writers and arts and crafts vendors for handmade jewelry, cards, art, ornaments, pottery, woodcraft, jams, soaps, garden art, clothing and more. Four local writers from Santa Cruz Women of Mystery. Benefits the La Selva Beach Library and other local community groups.
Established in 1989, Malice Domestic™ is an annual fan convention in the metropolitan DC area that celebrates the traditional mystery, books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie. The genre is loosely identified as mysteries which contain no explicit sex, or excessive gore, or violence. http://malicedomestic.org/
Join me and four other local mystery writers at the Fremont Library to celebrate Mystery Week hosted by Mystery Writers of America. Our subgenres are varied, from amateur detective to culinary and from thriller to cozy mystery. We'll be talking about our character-driven plots dressed as and in the character of our protagonists. Will we pull it off? It's a mystery!
Celebrating local authors in the Bay Area, the Mountain View Local Author Book Fair will showcase more than 20 authors. Including memoir, fiction, science fiction, children's, young adult, and more! Authors will have books available to purchase and sign.