News: Leslie Budewitz

Mark your calendars! Author Leslie Budewitz, past president of Sisters in Crime, is coming to Colorado–she’ll be giving a book talk and signing at Tattered Cover Aspen Grove on June 7 and speaking to the Rocky Mountain Mystery Writers of America on June 8.

Leslie Budewitz is the bestselling author of the Food Lovers’ Village Mysteries, set in fictional Jewel Bay, Montana, and the Spice Shop Mysteries, set in Seattle’s famed Pike Place Market. The fourth Food Lovers’ Village Mystery, Treble at the Jam Fest, will be published in June, 2018 by Midnight Ink. The first, Death al Dente, won the 2013 Agatha Award for Best First Novel, and her guide for writers, Books, Crooks & Counselors: How to Write Accurately About Criminal Law & Courtroom Procedure, won the 2011 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, making her the first author to win Agatha Awards for both fiction and nonfiction. Leslie is the immediate past president of Sisters in Crime, and a member of the board of the Rocky Mountain chapter of Mystery Writers of America. She lives in NW Montana with her husband, Don Beans, a musician and doctor of natural medicine, and their tuxedo cat, an avid birdwatcher.