Virtual Book Launch Party for Daybreak on Raven Island
Where: Murder by the Book bookstore – virtual
When: Aug. 23rd at 6 PM MST
Fleur Bradley is celebrating the launch of her new mystery for kids Daybreak on Raven Island with friends! Authors Jennifer J. Chow, Bryan Patrick Avery, and Jennifer Chambliss Bertman will be there for cake and conversation. Join in!
Come see Sisters in Crime – CO members, Cynthia Swanson, Barbara Nickless, and Francelia Belton for a reading of Denver Noir sponsored by the University of Denver Alumni Association. The reading will be held on August 2nd at 6 pm at the Anderson Academic Commons. Mathangi Subramanian will also be joining them.
More information and registration can be found here.
Sisters in Crime – CO member Fleur Bradley has two fun events for her new release Daybreak on Raven Island
Escape Room and Daybreak on RavenIsland book signing
When: August 25th at 6 PM
Where: Second Star to the Right Bookstore, 1455 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210
To celebrate the launch of Fleur Bradley’s new MG mystery Daybreak on Raven Island, Second Star to the Right bookstore is hosting an escape room event, Q&A and book signing. There’s a special giveaway for independent bookstore buyers.
Book Launch Party for Daybreak on Raven Island + Plot a Mystery Activity
When: August 27th at 4 PM
Where: The Wandering Jellyfish Bookstore, 198 2nd Ave STE 1A, Niwot, CO
It’s a party at the Wandering Jellyfish Bookstore! We’re celebrating the launch of Fleur Bradley’s new MG mystery Daybreak on Raven Island with an interactive Plot a Mystery Clue Game, book signing (and cake, of course). Special independent bookstore giveaway with book preorders, while supplies last.
Join our fellow Sisters in Crime Colorado members on June 14 at 6:00 pm at the Wellington Public Library, featuring Margaret Mizushima, Rita Popp, and Nanci Rathbun. They will talk about all things mystery, focusing on their personal favorites and why they love them. Attendees are invited to contribute their own faves.
Denver Noir (http://www.akashicbooks.com/catalog/denver-noir/) will be published on May 3, 2022 by Akashic Books. Denver Noir joins over 100 volumes in Akashic’s award-winning Noir Series of location-based dark fiction anthologies. SinC-Colorado member and Denver Noir editor Cynthia Swanson (author of The Bookseller and The Glass Forest; http://cynthiaswansonauthor.com/) has pulled together 14 contributors who know the city best to pen short tales set in distinct locations from Aurora to Washington Park. SinC-Colorado members with stories in the collection include Francelia Belton (Five Points), Amy Drayer (South Broadway), Barbara Nickless (Union Station), Cynthia Swanson (Cheesman Park), and David Heska Wanbli Weiden (Aurora). Release events for Denver Noir can be found at http://www.akashicbooks.com/author/cynthia-swanson/.
Sister in Crime and USA TODAY bestselling author LS Hawker will be teaching two workshops during this writing adventure of a lifetime: “Inspirations: How to Generate Book Ideas” and “(Re)Claiming the Magic in Writing.”
The train will depart from Union Station in Denver, with overnights in Glenwood Springs and Moab before winding up in Salt Lake City. For all the details, visit https://writersworkshoptour.com/.
Colorado Matters “Turn the Page” Features All That Is Secret by Patricia Raybon
History and mystery come together in Colorado author Patricia Raybon’s new novel, All That Is Secret, the next “Turn the Page” book club pick by Colorado Public Radio’s Colorado Matters.
Host Ryan Warner invites listeners to grab a copy and join his virtual interview with Patricia on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. (Mountain). (See registration link below.)
The first of a new series, All That Is Secret is set in Denver when the Ku Klux Klan ruled the state. Patricia’s main character, Professor Annalee Spain, a young theologian who’s a fan of Sherlock Holmes, comes home to Colorado to solve the cold-case murder of her estranged father.
Selected by Parade Magazine as a Fall 2021 “Mysteries We Love” selection, All That Is Secret was also a Masterpiece onPBS “Best Mystery Books of 2021” selection “As Recommended by Bestselling Authors,” a CrimeReads “Best Debut Novels” pick for October 2021, and a BookBub selection of “16 Best Historical Mysteries of 2021.”