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As Kings River Life continues to grow and change we hope to offer more and more mystery related resources. Watch this page for mystery event listings, mystery links & more!
If you have an event or link you would like to see listed, please contact us at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com
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Capitol Crimes, the Sacramento area chapter of Sisters in Crime, announces:

The Great Capitol Crimes Writing Workshop

April 22, 2017 – Rancho Cordova, CA

Best-selling thriller author Catherine Coulter will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 Writers’ Workshop presented by Capitol Crimes, the Sacramento-area chapter of Sisters in Crime in Rancho Cordova on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

In addition to her keynote address, Coulter will also present a session on “Clean Writing.” Other presenters are Catriona McPherson (“What Would Paige Turner Do?”), Susan Spann (“Doing Business When You’re a Self-Publisher”), Joy Viray (“DNA – Fact vs. Fiction”), Ace Antonio Hall (“Get the Best Bang for Your Book Blast”), and Gwen Hernandez (Writing Your Way With Scrivener”).

Registration, including a box lunch, is $60 for Capitol Crimes members, $70 for non-members, and $80 for both workshop registration and chapter membership. The registration deadline is Monday, April 17; space is limited.

To register, visit the Capitol Crimes website at www.capitolcrimes.org

For further information, contact Rae James (rfjames712@gmail.com) or Mary Griffith (marygriff@mac.com)


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


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


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

Check their website for upcoming events!

Check their website for more upcoming events!

117 Cherry St., Seattle, WA 98104

Check their website for more upcoming events!

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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