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If you have an event or link you would like to see listed, please contact us at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com
And be sure to check out our Mysteryrat’s Maze section for mystery related articles & short stories!

Jeri Westerson will be at the following locations signing her new urban fantasy BOOKE OF THE HIDDEN:

*MORE SKYPING* — Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3:30 pm Central Standard Time — Warren County Library. SKYPING with my friends in Illinois. If you want to get in on it, simply get yourself to the library. There will be goodies there! 62 Public Square, Monmouth, IL 61462. Contact Rebecca Eaton.

TEMPE — Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:30 -7:30 pm — Tempe Library. More spooky fun with a presentation “The World of the Paranormal: A Look at the History of Magical Books and Demons.” 3500 S Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ

TUCSON — Saturday, December 16, 2017, 1-3 pm — Mostly Books Bookstore. Munchies, presentation, and giveaways. 6208 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712

TUCSON — Sunday, December 17, 2017, 2:00 pm — Wheeler Taft Abbett Library. More spooky fun with a presentation “The World of the Paranormal: A Look at the History of Magical Books and Demons.” 7800 N. Schisler Dr. Tucson AZ 85743

Mystery Ink Bookstore
8907 Warner Avenue, #135, Huntington Beach
mysteryink@hotmail.com, 714 960-4000

Saturday, December 9, 3:00 p.m. – Sue Ann Jaffarian
Sue Ann Jaffarian’s latest Odelia Grey novel, TOO BIG TOO DIE leads into the dog days of summer for Odelia and Greg after they rescue a dog from a closed car on a blistering hot day. The culprit is former reality star and wife of one of Odelia’s clients. The dog was saved, but Odelia’s job might not be. Things get even stickier when a video of the rescue goes viral, and the man who helped them winds up dead and a mysterious woman appears. Is she connected or just an opportunist looking to cash in on their reluctant Internet fame?
Sue Ann Jaffarian is a full-time paralegal who currently lives in Los Angeles. She has nearly 30 published novels and numerous short stories to her credit.
Sunday, December 10, 1:00 p.m. – O. C. Sisters in Crime HOLIDAY PARTY
Come to Mystery Ink Bookstore and celebrate the holidays with the authors and members of the Orange County Sisters in Crime members. Open to the public.

Sunday, December 17, 2:00 p.m. – D. P. Lyle – Launch Party
D. P. Lyle’s latest Jake Longly novel A-LIST takes Jake and Nicole Jamison to New Orleans at the behest of Nicole’s uncle, movie producer Charles Balfour, when his megastar, A-list actor Kirk Ford, awakens in his hotel bed with the body of Kristi Guidry, a local college coed. Ford, remembers little of the evening and nothing of the murder. And, to make matters worse, Kristi is the niece of a local mafioso-type who will do whatever is necessary to avenge her death. The clock is ticking as Jake and Nicole struggle to decipher who’s lying, who’s telling the truth, and who wanted her dead.
D.P. Lyle, MD, is the Macavity Award winning and Edgar Award nominated author of the nonfiction books FORENSICS: A GUIDE FOR WRITERS and FORENSICS FOR DUMMIES. He has been the consultant on numerous TV shows including, Law & Order and Monk and is the author of the ROYAL PAINS books based on the TV series. His crime novels include STRESS FRACTION and HOT LIGHTS, COLD STEEL.

For additional information and location: ocsistersincrime.org


Clovis Mystery Book Club

260-7516 or sjsicjean@yahoo.com

OR GO ONLINE www.fresnolibrary.org


If you are a mystery author and would like your event listed simply email us at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com


The following are links to websites/blogs that relate to mysteries-enjoy!
If you would like to be added to this list simply email KRL at life@kingsriverlife.com

1. Mystery E-zine Mysterical-E
2. Village of Mystery
3. Beat to a Pulp Mystery E-zine
4. Hollywood And Crime
5. Clues Sisters blog
6. Mystery & Me blog
7. Crooks & Creatures blog
8. Mary Reed & Eric Mayer’s website
9. Paula’s Coppers
10. Poe’s Deadly Daughters
11. Sleuth Sayers blog
12. Mystery Lovers Kitchen
13. Vickie Britton and Loretta Jackson
14. Writer’s Who Kill blog
15. Killer Hobbies blog
16. The Stiletto Gang
17. Make Mine Mystery Blog
18. Criminal Minds At Work Blog
19. Criminal Ties
20. In Reference to Murder
21. Deeds of Darkness; Deeds of Light
22. Augie’s Book Reviews & Events
23. Murderous Musings
24. www.britishmysterytrips.com
25. Carstairs Considers
26. Stop, You’re Killing Me!
27. Golden Age of Detection
28. Guide to Classic Mystery & Detection
29. Chief Suspect
30. Killer Characters
31. The Thrilling Detective
32. Kevin’s Corner
33. Mystery Fanfare
34. Murder Mystery Co. (mystery dinner parties) in San Francisco


1. Vinnie Hanson
2. Elaine Faber
3. Jeri Westerson
4. Carole Shmurak
5. Jim Jackson
6. Casey Daniels
7. Kylie Logan
8. Leslie Budewitz
9. Sharon Pape
10. Connie Archer
11. John McEvoy
12. Peg Herring
13. Maggie Pill Mysteries
14. Bonnie Cardone
15. Kris Bock
16. Elaine Orr
17. Elaine Orr’s blog
18. Reavis Z. Wortham
19. Dennis Palumbo
20. Linda O. Johnston
21. Vicki Delaney


Mystery Ink Bookstore
Bridgecreek Plaza (corner of Magnolia & Warner)
8907 Warner Avenue, #135
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
714 960-4000
Contact: Debbie Mitsch

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117 Cherry St., Seattle, WA 98104

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Mysterious Galaxy 2011 Mystery Booksignings

Mysterious Galaxy Books Local Phone: 858.268.4747
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Suite 302 Fax: 858.268.4775
San Diego, CA 92111 Long Distance/Orders: 1.800.811.4747

Check here for their event calendar for both stores (San Diego & Redondo Beach)

— Maryelizabeth Hart publicitymg@gmail.com
Reading Feast: Harvest of Dreams by Merrie Destefano
Mysterious Galaxy Books
San Diego, CA
Redondo Beach, CA

Is a full service general bookstore with a specialty in crime fiction. When books are not on our shelves we can order them for you quickly or, if British, it takes a little longer.
Email any requests to sales@poisonedpen.com. It’s all part of the experience.
The Poisoned Pen | 4014 N. Goldwater | Scottsdale | AZ | 85251

Check out Poisoned Pen author events on their event page on their website.

Mystery Loves Company Booksellers Inc.
202 S. Morris St.
Box 160
Oxford MD 21654

Check out their event calendar!

The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street
New York, NY 10007
Ph: 212-587-1011
Fax: 212-587-1126

Open Seven Days, 11.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m

Check out the Mysterious Bookshop’s author events page on their website for more information.

Murder By The Book
2342 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005
713-524-8597 / 888-424-2842

Check out their event calendar: www.murderbooks.com

If you own a mystery bookstore and would like us to include a link to your event page, email KRL at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com

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