Award Finalist: 2020 National Indie Excellence Awards

The Burden of Hate by Helen Starbuck, the third book in the Annie Collins Mystery Series, was given a starred review by Kirkus, which called it, “A thriller that offers a master class in suspense,” and was a finalist in the 2020 National Indie Excellence Award.

For further information visit:
https://www.helenstarbuck.com/ or https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07Z6SXV4J/

Award Finalist & Book of the Year: 2019 National Indie Excellence Awards

Helen Starbuck is a mystery category finalist in the 2019 National Indie Excellence Awards for her book, The Burden of Hate (An Annie Collins Mystery). In a starred review, Kirkus called her book, “A Thriller that offers a master class in suspense,” and listed it as a 2019 book of the year.

For further information visit:
https://www.helenstarbuck.com/ or https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07Z6SXV4J/

Award Finalists & Winners: 2019 Colorado Authors League

The Colorado Authors League held their first-ever virtual awards ceremony on June 7,  2020 which featured a lot of great highlights for Sisters in Crime-Colorado authors.

In the Mystery, Crime, Suspense category, Barbara Nickless was the winner for her novel, Ambush.

Jennifer Kincheloe was a finalist for her novel, The Body In Griffith Park.

In the Romance category, Harper McDavid was the winner for her novel, Zapata.

Congratulations to all of our Sisters in Crime.

For more information,  please visit the The Colorado Authors League Writing Awards Winners and Finalists page.

Appearances: Barbara Nickless and LS Hawker

Noir at the Bar Denver January 2020
Noir at the Bar: Denver January 2020

Noir at the Bar: Denver is back with six of Colorado’s finest crime fiction authors–including Sisters in Crime-Colorado members Barbara Nickless and LS Hawker–reading live from their writing! Start the new year out right with these harrowing, dastardly live stories, not to mention a new venue that is Noir at the Bar: Denver’s fanciest digs yet (and they hope to make their permanent home!) Great cocktails, amazing ambiance, incredible writing. No cover charge, signed book giveaways, book sales, what’s not to love? Put on your fancy attire, invite all your friends, and come start the weekend early with us! It’ll be a damn fine time, guaranteed.

Join all of them this Thursday, January 16th at 7:00 at Mario’s Double Daughter’s Salotto.

RSVP now! https://www.facebook.com/events/2658474841049745/

Award Finalists & Winners: 2019 Colorado Gold Conference

The Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Gold Conference held on September 6-8, 2019 featured a lot of great highlights for Sisters in Crime-Colorado authors.

In the Colorado Gold Contest Awards, All for You by Lauren Barrow won 2nd place in the Mystery/Suspense/Thriller genre, The Ensanguined Flowers by Cindra Spencer won 2nd place in the Mainstream/Other genre and No Geeks, No Glory by Meagan Dallner received an honorable mention in the YA/Middle Grade genre.

Margaret Mizushima was also honored as 2019/2020 RMFW Writer of the Year.

Congratulations to all of our Sisters in Crime.

#RMFW2019 #COGold2019 #sistersincrime #sincco

For more information,  please visit Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ 2019 Colorado Gold Writing Contest page.

Appearances: Jennifer Kincheloe and Barbara Nickless

Join multiple-award-winning authors Jennifer Kincheloe and Barbara Nickless for cake, surprising silent films, a cool dog slide show, and an appearance by Nate the amazing therapy dog.

They will be reading from their new books THE BODY IN GRIFFITH PARK and AMBUSH.

Come out and join the fun!

TATTERED COVER BOOKSTORE
2526 E. Colfax Avenue., Denver, CO
July 16th, Tuesday at 7:00 PM

Appearances: Sue Hinkin & Mark Stevens

TWO BOOK LAUNCHES FOR ONE!

Sue Hinkin launches Low Country Blood, the 2nd book in the Vega & Middleton mystery/thriller series.

Mark Stevens, author and President of the Rocky Mountain Mystery Writers of America, launches of The Legend of Carl Draco, the 13th novel by the late Gary Reilly.

Join Mark and Sue for discussion, book signing, food, and bloody good wine giveaways!

TATTERED COVER BOOKSTORE
2526 E. Colfax Avenue., Denver, CO
June 17th, Monday at 7:00 PM

Appearances: Becky Clark, Cynthia Kuhn, Barbara Nickless

Becky Clark, Cynthia Kuhn, and Barbara Nickless will be appearing at the Denver Public Library’s “Get Lit Pop-Up Book Club.”

Ever thought about joining a book club, but hate to miss happy hour? Get Lit is the best of both worlds! We’ll discuss the crime classic The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett while sipping on cocktails.

Please join us at the Denver Distillery, 244 South Broadway, Denver on April 25, 2019, 6:30 pm. For more information, please visit https://www.denverlibrary.org/event/get-lit-pop-book-club-denver-distillery.