Sisters in Crime 30th Anniversary Celebration

You are invited to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sisters in Crime with the Colorado chapter!

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, please join SinC-Colorado mystery authors at the Lone Tree Library from 1-3 pm for cake, chat, and book signings.

Free and open to the public.

Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124 (303-791-READ)

This event is funded and presented by Sisters in Crime-Colorado and is not sponsored by Douglas County Libraries. For more information, please contact sinc.colorado@gmail.com.

Release: Not According to Flan by Karen C. Whalen

The second book in the Dinner Club Murder Mystery series, Not According to Flan, will be released by The Wild Rose Press on June 9, 2017.

Jane Marsh wants to shake off the empty nest syndrome, plus the notoriety of the death of her first and second husbands, by starting over in a new place. She sells her family home to move to a far northern suburb of Denver. At the same time, Jane’s dinner club is undergoing a transformation, and a new man—a gourmet chef—enters her life.

But, things turn sour when, on the day Jane moves into her new home, she discovers a dead body. She cannot feel at home in this town where she’s surrounded by cowboys, horse pastures, and suspects. Not to mention where a murder was committed practically on her doorstep. How can she focus on romance and dinner clubs when one of her new friends—or maybe even her old ones—might be a murderer?

About the author:
Karen C. Whalen is the author of the Dinner Club Murder Mystery series. She worked for many years as a paralegal at a law firm in Denver, Colorado. Karen has been a columnist and regular contributor to The National Paralegal Reporter magazine. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and participates in a local writing group, the Louisville Writers Workshop.

Appearances: Chris Goff

redskyCome celebrate the launch of RED SKY, Chris Goff’s latest thriller. She will be at the Tattered Cover-Colfax on June 15th at 7:00 p.m., and at Hearthfire Books in Evergreen on June 22nd at 5:30 p.m. As always, she’d love to see you there, and greatly appreciates your support! If you want a signed book, but can’t make it to one of the signings, please send your request to Tattered Cover or to Hearthfire Books. They’ll make it happen. ALSO, for those who haven’t had a chance to read DARK WATERS, the first in the series, Goff’s publisher has significantly down-priced the book from now until RED SKY launches. Copies can be ordered through Amazon. Visit chrisgoff.com for more information.

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.