Forthcoming Publication: Jennifer Kincheloe’s The Secret Death of Elizabeth Bonsor

Jennifer Kincheloe’s The Secret Death of Elizabeth Bonsor, in which a police matron has to solve the murder of Elizabeth Bonsor after finding her body squashed into a truck in 1908 LA Chinatown, sold to Dan Mayer at Seventh Street Books, in a two-book deal, for publication in Fall 2017, by Josephine Hayes at The Blair Partnership (NA).

Congratulations, Jennifer!

Appearance: Bouchercon

The following SinC-Colorado members will be appearing at Bouchercon 2016! Panel titles follow–please check the  schedule for more information, including dates and times of book signings.

Barb Nickless
Dirty Boulevard – Hard Boiled
with Susan Alice Bickford, Craig Faustus Buck, Rob Hart and Lisa Turner
Friday 9/16 at 2 pm

Chris Goff
Heroes are Hard to Find – Writing Espionage Goes Rogue
with Lee Child(M), Jamie Freveletti, KJ Howe, Gayle Lynds, Francine Mathews, S. Lee Manning
Friday, 9/16 at 3:30 pm
Chris is also up for the Anthony Award for Best Crime Fiction Audobook…please cheer her on at the Anthony awards presentation Friday night! (And those of us not at Bouchercon will be cheering from afar…)

LS Hawker
Shake It Off – From notes and first draft to finished novel
with Dan Hale (M), Harry Hunsicker, Laura McHugh, Jeffrey Siger, and Elaine Viets
Saturday 9/17 at 3 pm
LS will also be appearing at the New Authors Breakfast on 9/16 at 7:30 am.

Jennifer Kincheloe
Can’t you hear me knocking?
9/15 at 1:30 pm
She’ll also be signing books with other Seventh Street Book authors in the Bouchercon book room on 9/17, from 9:40 – 10:10 AM.

For more information, please visit the Bouchercon: Blood on the Bayou website.

Field Trip: The Clue Room

Inviting all members: Sisters in Crime-Colorado is taking a field trip to The Clue Room on October 15, 2016! For this event, you need to make your RSVP directly through The Clue Room website…please check your email for instructions and details.

(ps: If you’re thinking about joining Sisters in Crime-Colorado, now would be a great time. Your dues will cover all of 2017, and we’d love to have you participate.)

Appearance: Stephanie West Allen

Sisters in Crime-Colorado member Stephanie West Allen will be appearing at the Women Writing the West conference in Santa Fe, NM, on October 15, 2016.

Workshop and Description: “The Playful Writer: Valuable Lessons from When We Were Kids.”  Play has many benefits for writers, both for the quality of what they produce and their process of writing. Several benefits will be presented, including relevant brain science. Practices to facilitate benefits of play will be demonstrated. Attendees will design individual play plans that fit their preferences and goals.

For more information, visit the Women Writing the West web site.

Appearances: Golden Fine Arts Festival

fineartsThe Golden Fine Arts Festival is happening August 20-21, 2016 in downtown Golden on 11th Street between Maple and Arapahoe! Please stop by the Sisters in Crime-Colorado booth and say hello.

Authors will be appearing as follows…

10:00 – 12:00 Peg Brantley
12:00 – 2:00 Becky Clark
2:00 – 5:00 Rebecca Grace

10:00 – 12:00 Cynthia Kuhn and Theresa Crater
12:00 – 2:00 Rebecca Grace
2:00 – 5:00 Donna Schlacter and Leann Betts

For more information, please visit