2024 — Upcoming Events and News:

TBA — Interview on Blue Ridge PBS — details forthcoming.



Previous Events and News:


April 8 — Speaker at the monthly meeting of the Gamma Kappa Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa

March 23 — Featured author, Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

March 16 — Featured author, Suffolk Writers Festival, Suffolk, VA

March 9 — Featured author at Quarter Moon Books and Gifts, Topsail Beach, NC


Dec. 17, 2:30 – 3PM — Author takeover, Cozy Mystery Party (Facebook group)

Nov. 14 — MURDER CHECKS OUT, book eight in the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series, releases.

Sept. 11, 1PM — Author talk and discussion with the Read and Go book club, Raleigh, NC    LINK

July 25, 5:30PM — Author event with Marjorie McCowen at Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC   LINK

July 9 through July 23 — Virtual Book Tour for A CRYPTIC CLUE, hosted by Silver Dagger Tours. LINK

July 11 — A CRYPTIC CLUE, book one in the Hunter and Clewe Mysteries, releases.

June 23-24 — Author participant, American Library Assoc. national conf., Chicago, IL  Dreamscape Audio Books booth: 6PM Fri., June 23rd; Penguin Random House booth: 11-11:30AM, Sat., June 24th

June 14, 7:30PM EST — Author Chat (live) on Cozies, Conversations, and More LINK

April 28-30 — Author participant, Malice Domestic Conference, Bethesda, MD. Panel: Not Just Dewey Decimals: Libraries and Murder Saturday, April 29th, 10:00 – 10:50 AM  LINK

March 11 — Featured author, Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival, Suffolk, VA LINK     Author Panel, 5PM: LINK

Guest on Shelved Books Podcast LINK TO CHANNEL


Dec. 6th: DEATH IN THE MARGINS, book 7 in the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series published.

Dec. 5th — 8-9PM EST: Twitter Chat. Use #12DaysofCozies hashtag.

August 18 — 5:30PM (signing) and 6PM event: Author visit and signing (with fellow author Katharine Schellman), Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC     LINK

June 24 & 25: Author visit with book signings, Scuttlebutt Books & Bounty, Beaufort, NC  LINK  Facebook page with specific event info: LINK

June 13: Interview article published on Fresh Fiction blog.

June 11 – 11AM EST: Author visit to McIntyre’s Books bookstore, Pittsboro, NC   LINK

June 7: A FATAL BOOKING, book 3 in the Booklover’s B&B series is published.

May 15 – 3PM EST: Author ZOOM event (FREE!) with the Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop, Mechanicsburg, PA. Register here: LINK

May 10: Paperback edition of RESERVED FOR MURDER, book 2 in the Booklover’s B&B series, is released.

April 22-24: Malice Domestic convention, Bethesda, MD. I will be on a panel on Sat., April 23rd at 9AM: “How Do Bookstores and Libraries Foster Community?” Signing following panel.  LINK

March 30 – 7PM EST: Author chat & giveaway on Cozyville Face Book page. LINK

Feb. 5-6: Author participant in Murder in the Magic City, Birmingham, AL   LINK   and Murder on the Menu, Wetumpka, AL  LINK


Dec. 7: RENEWED FOR MURDER, book 6 in the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series, published by Crooked Lane Books.

Dec. 5 — 8-9PM EST: 12 Days of Cozies Author Twitter Chat on Twitter. Use #12DaysofCozies hashtag to participate.

Nov. 18 — 2-9PM EST: Virtual Thanksgiving event on Cozyville FB page; my author portion is 3-4PMLINK

June 29 — 7PM EDT: Facebook live chat with author Tracy Gardner and Crooked Lane Books editor Faith Black Ross. Sponsored by Crooked Lane Books. Sign up for the event: LINK

June 25, 4-5PM EDT: Author takeover on Facebook group, Cozy Mystery Village. LINK

June 14: Post about RESERVED FOR MURDER on Dru’s Book Musings blog/website. Goes live on the 14th.  LINK

June 15, 7-9PM EDT: Participating as one of the featured authors in a Cozy Corner Chat on Twitter. Use hashtag #cozycornerchat to join in.

June 8, 12noon to 8PM EDT: Facebook release party with fellow author Tracy Gardner. On Victoria Gilbert’s author Facebook page.

June 8: RESERVED FOR MURDER releases.

April 6, 7-8:30PM EST: Author talk and discussion via ZOOM, Barrett Paradise Friendly Library.

March 26, 8-9:15PM EST: Book chat about BOOKED FOR DEATH in FB cozy mystery group: LINK

March 18, 3-4PM EST: Author “takeover” and giveaway on the Cozyville FB group. LINK

Feb. 27, 10AM EST: Live video interview on Youtube channel, The Beachbum Bookworm — LINK

Jan. 27: Cozy Corner author interview podcast. LINK


Dec. 21, 7-7:30PM EST: Author Takeover for Winter Solstice Party on Nancy Warren’s KnitWits FB page: LINK

Dec. 11, 10AM -12noon EST: Author Takeover on Diva’s Cozy Mystery group on Facebook. LINK

Dec. 9, 8-9PM EST: Author Chat on Cozy Mystery Book Club’s “12 Days of Cozies” event, Twitter. LINK

Dec. 8: A DEADLY EDITION releases

Dec. 6 -13: Blog Tour for A DEADLY EDITION, managed by Great Escapes — link to website with all the info.: LINK

Nov. 30, 8-9PM EST: Discussion of BOOKED FOR DEATH at the Cozy Mysteries Once a Month Book Club on FB. LINK

Sept. 29: Author interview post up on Mindy McGinnis’s blog. LINK

Sept. 22: “Fall Into Fall” Facebook mystery author book hop LINK

August 31: Podcast interview on A Book and a Dream — “Pivoting to Find Your Path” LINK

August 28, 3-4PM EST: Author “takeover” on Facebook, Cozy Mystery Village. LINK

August 21, 8-9PM EST: Author chat on Facebook, Diva Cozy Mystery group LINK

August 15, 8-9PM EST: Release launch party on Facebook, Cozy Reading Library group. LINK

August 11:  BOOKED FOR DEATH releases.

August 11: Guest post on Dru’s Book Musing blog. (My post will be live on Aug. 11th) — LINK

August 5: Guest post on Chicks on the Case website (my post will be up on Aug. 5th) LINK

July 29, 7-8PM EST: Conversation with author Esme Addison for a Murder and Margaritas event sponsored by Bookmarks bookstore in Winston-Salem, NC (VIRTUAL EVENT via Crowdcast)  LINK

July 25th, 11AM-12:30PM EST: On author panel with Esme Addison and Friends at the Winchester Book Gallery. Virtual via Zoom. LINK

July 8: Author Interview post on Cozy Capers website  LINK

June 10: Podcast Interview posted on Cozy Sleuth Podcast  LINK

June 8 – June 21: Blog Tour for upcoming novel, BOOKED FOR DEATH, Great Escapes Blog Tours. More info. and schedule here: TOUR LINK

June 2: Guest Post on the Jungle Red Writers blog. (My post will be live on June 2nd) — LINK 

May 30: Podcast interview, The Myth of Arriving, up on Borderline Genius podcast. LINK

May 14, 5-7 PM: FB party with other cozy mystery authors:  INFO HERE

May 12 — 7 – 8PM EST:  Cozy mystery author chat on YouTube with Esme Addison and other cozy authors: LINK TO RECORDED CHAT

Feb. 16, 2-4PM: Member of author panel on writing mysteries for Murder We Write, local chapter of Sisters in Crime.

Feb, 12: Interview on WordPlay with Kristine Raymond podcast. Wordplay Website

Jan. 6 – 17: Blog Tour for BOUND FOR MURDER — details and list of blogs: GREAT ESCAPES BOOK TOUR

Jan. 7: BOUND FOR MURDER releases from Crooked Lane Books — available in eBook, hardback, and audio book. Facebook release party from 3-4 PM EST and 8-9PM EST at the Cozy Café on FB — Cozy Cafe Mysteries FB



Nov. 13, 5-7PM EST: Author visit with Kernersville Library Writers’ Group, Kernersville, NC  Branch of the Forsyth County Public Library

Oct. 16, 7PM EST: YouTube “Classically Cozy” conversation on BOOKS ARE MY HART channel — Channel

Sept. 7, 3PM: Alleghany Writers Event — “1st Saturdays: Writers on Main.” Horizon Bistro, 38 S. Main St., Sparta, NC  Alleghany Writers Website

June 22, 8:30AM – 5PM: Author panel and other events, Mystery in the Midlands Conf. sponsored by the Southeastern Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America, Columbia, SC. 

June 8, 11AM to 1PM: Author presentation at Wilkes County Public Library, 11-12 for presentation, signing from 12 to 1. North Wilkesboro, NC. 

May 8, 5-7PM: Author presentation and Q &A at the Kernersville branch of the Forsyth County Public Library, Kernersville, NC. 

May 3-5: Malice Domestic Conference, Bethesda, MD.  On Panel: “Book ‘Em: Book-loving Sleuths” on Sun., May 5th at 9AM. Followed by a signing.

April 27, 2PM:  Book talk and writing seminar, Lovettsville Branch Library, Lovettsville, VA.

Feb. 13, 8PM EST: Online Interview and Q & A with Cozy Mystery Book Club on YouTube.  LINK

Feb. 12: PAST DUE FOR MURDER releases, hardback and eBook editions.

Feb. 7 & 8: Sleuthing Women Author Group online Scavenger Hunt.

Jan. 8: SHELVED UNDER MURDER releases in paperback edition.


Dec. 1 — “Sleigh Ride Hop” — Participant in multiple cozy mystery author FaceBook Hop

Nov. 2, 10AM to 9PM EST: “HallowThankMas” — participant in cozy mystery FaceBook party (with other cozy authors).

October 20, 6PM: Wake Forest Lit Fest: Author “Speed-Dating Dinner” event. Renaissance Center, Wake Forest, NC.

August 22, 7PM: Author participant, 4 on 4th Book Reading & Discussion, Bookmarks — 634 W. 4th Street, #110, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 

July 29, 2PM: Book Talk and signing, Lovettsville Historical Society and Museum, Lovettsville, VA 

July 21, 1PM – 2PM: Author event celebrating SHELVED UNDER MURDER at Page 158 books, Wake Forest, NC. Presentation & signing. 

July 10: SHELVED UNDER MURDER releases. (Hardback, eBook, and audiobook).

June 12: Paperback edition of A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS published.

June 7: Announced —  Sony Pictures Television has optioned A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS and SHELVED UNDER MURDER.

July 9 – July 20 — Virtual Blog Tour for SHELVED UNDER MURDER, via Great Escapes:

April 27-29: Malice Domestic 30 (Conference) Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Bethesda, Md. *Sat., April 28th, 2-2:50PM: On Panel — Bookish Sleuths *Sat., April 28th, 3- 3:50PM: Book Signing 

April 17: Audiobook of A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS released by Tantor Media

March 18, 2PM to 4PM — Writing the Query Letter — presentation sponsored by “Murder We Write,” local Sisters in Crime chapter, at High Point Library, High Point, NC 

FEB. 11, 2PM to 5PM: A Movable Feast — sponsored by Bookmarks, Winston-Salem, NC.



DEC. 17, 2PM to 4PM: A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS — Book Signing at Page 158 Books, Wake Forest, NC.

DEC. 16, 1PM to 3PM: A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS — Book Signing at Barnes & Noble Triangle Center, Raleigh, NC.

DEC. 12 at 7PM: A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS — Book Release Event at Scuppernong Books and Wine, Greensboro, NC.

Sept. 17: Panel Member for Sisters In Crime 30th Anniversary Celebration at High Point Library, High Point, NC. (Sponsored by High Point Library and Murder We Write).

Sept. 9: Appearance at Bookmarks Festival (Murder We Write — local Sisters in Crime chapter — booth). Winston-Salem, NC.