Malice Domestic 2017 Panel Schedule

From the Booking Desk:

The panel schedule for Malice Domestic 29 in Bethesda, Maryland (April 28-30, 2017) has been announced. As always, there are plenty of wonderful events throughout the weekend to satisfy any crime fiction fanatic.

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Ian Rankin @ The Ivy Bookshop

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, Ian Rankin brought his 30th Anniversary of Rebus Tour to The Ivy Bookshop in Mt. Washington, Maryland.

The bookshop was filled to capacity as befits an author or Mr. Rankin’s stature, along with the fact that his tours of the US are less frequent than some other UK-based authors.

As always, I like to post here a few highlights as I know there are many readers who are not in locations where these tours might stop, but who are none the less interested in hearing what their favorite authors have to say.

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Bouchercon 2016 – The BOLO Books Recap

From The Booking Desk:

Just a word of warning – This one is going to run long folks. Bouchercon 2016 in New Orleans was an event like no other. Read on to reflect back on those wonderful times or to see what you might have missed.

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My Bouchercon 2016 Schedule

From the Booking Desk:

In case you have not heard, the panel schedule for Bouchercon 2016 in New Orleans has now been posted. And it is a sight to behold. There is something for everyone on this list of panels.

As is my custom here on the blog, I wanted to take a moment to let you know which panels I am most excited about. I hope that if you are attending the event, you will take some time to explore the full schedule and map out your plans for the conference.

And I hope that if our paths cross at any point, you will introduce yourselves and say hi! I look forward to seeing you all in NOLA.

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Mark Billingham @ The Ivy Bookshop

From The Booking Desk:

Last night at The Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore, Mark Billingham entertained a loyal crowd with an assist from Laura Lippman. Anyone who has ever heard Mark speak knows that the man can’t resist a good one-liner to keep the audience on their toes.

This time out, Mark Billingham is on a promotional tour for Die of Shame, his new stand-alone mystery centered on an addiction group in the UK. As per normal with these recaps of mine, I’ll point out a few highlights:

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Sisters in Crime Blogging Panel

From the Booking Desk:

I know this has been promoted on Facebook and elsewhere, but I wanted to make sure I also included it here for those that may only follow along on the website.

Dru Ann Love and I will be participating in a panel discussing blogging and books at the next meeting of the Chesapeake Chapter of Sisters in Crime.

The meeting will be held in Bethesda, Maryland. This event is open to the public, just be sure to RSVP. I know we’ll be seeing some of you there and hope that others will consider attending. Details below:

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