Events

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 – Curves Fitness

Curves Fitness in Mesa is hosting an Open House in honor of their 25th Birthday Celebration. There will be prizes, yummy snacks, and good company. I’ll be there from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. signing copies of Cornered!, my new sequel in the Kendra Morgan mystery series. Bring a friend and join the fun! The address is 7133 E Main Street, Mesa 85207.

Saturday, September 3, 2016, The Book Vault

Stop by The Book Vault at the Power Square Mall to enter to win a signed copy of Clipped! any time between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The store has an amazing inventory of used books for your browsing pleasure. The address is 2055 S. Power Road, Mesa, AZ and is on the southeast corner of Power and Baseline.

Saturday, March 5th, 2016, Sunland Village Arts & Crafts Show

Sunland Village is hosting their phenomenal Arts & Crafts Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. where admission and parking are free! The address is:  4601 E. Dolphin Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85206 (Turn east on Diamond off Greenfield, between Broadway & Southern by the fire station). There will be over 100 vendors inside the auditorium and outside, too. I can’t wait to see all the wonderful folks that turn out for this event as I talk to readers and sign copies of Clipped!.

Saturday, January 23, 2016, Dreamland Villa Arts & Crafts Fair

Once again, Dreamland Villa is hosting its Arts & Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Farnsworth Hall, 6159 E. University Drive. Admission and parking are free! I had such a great time there before that I can’t wait. I plan to offer a great “Show Special” for those who purchase a signed copy of Clipped!. I hope to see you there!

Sunday, December 6th, Unity Church of Mesa

The annual Holiday Bazaar begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. I’m delighted to be a part of this festive event. In addition, the high school youth will be providing a potato bar lunch as a fundraiser at noon. Enjoy a tasty lunch while you shop the bazaar and stay for the afternoon concert. Hot potatoes with all the toppings and a drink will be available for $5.00. The church is at the corner of Lindsay and Southern.

Saturday, November 21st, Sunland Village Arts & Crafts Show, Mesa

Another terrific Arts & Crafts Fair will be held in my own community from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Sunland Village, 4601 E. Dolphin Avenue. Turn east on Diamond off Greenfield, between Broadway and Southern by the fire station. I’ve attended this show in the past and it never disappoints. I plan to see you there and hopefully sign a copy of Clipped! for you.

Saturday, November 7th, Farnsworth Hall, Mesa

Dreamland Villa hosts a marvelous Arts & Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6159 E. University Drive. Many artists and crafters display their boundless creativity here. Admission and parking are free. It will be fun to meet people from the community and sign my book.

Saturday, October 24th, City of Mesa Library, Red Mountain Branch

The Ready, Set, Write! Author Mini-Conference runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is free! The address is 65 North Power Road, Mesa AZ 85205. Many wonderful classes are in the works, and participants will also receive the tools they need to accomplish 50,000 words for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriM0) which kicks off in November. I’m excited to be a part of the Q&A Panel of published authors where participants can ask questions about the writing and publishing industry.

Saturday, October 3rd, Bookman’s Entertainment Exchange Book Signing

Todd Wethington, Event Coordinator for Bookman’s, has been kind enough to schedule a second book signing for Clipped! next Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The address is 1056 South Country Club, Mesa AZ 85210. I thoroughly enjoyed my last signing there. The patrons were so much fun to talk to! Come join us. Bookman’s offers many other goodies besides books. Check out their website at http//www.bookmans.com.

Friday and Saturday, August 14th and 15th, Desert Sleuths will be hosting a fantastic WriteNow!2015 Writers Conference.

There will be many captivating speakers at this annual conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, including Sara  Paretsky as the keynote speaker. It is very reasonably priced. For more details, go to http://www.desertsleuths.com.

Saturday, July 18th, the Southeast Regional Library in Gilbert, AZ, is hosting a Teen Lit Fest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There will be many talented Arizona writers conducting workshops and serving on panels. I will be on a mixed genre panel from 12:30 to 1 p.m.

The event is geared toward teens, but everyone is welcome and it is free! For those so inclined, there will be signed author copies for sale. The library is located on Greenfield and Guadalupe next to the Riparian Preserve. For more information, go to the library’s website: http://www.mcldaz.org

Thursday, July 2nd, The Tattered Book, has scheduled a book signing for me from 3 to 6 p.m.

I’m excited to be in Nebraska, where the setting of my book, CLIPPED!, takes place. The address is 110 West 3rd, Grand Island, NE 68801. Check out their website on Face Book at http://www.Facebook.com/The Tattered Book.

Friday, July 3rd, I’ll continue my tour of Nebraska at Hastings Books, Music & Videos from 4 to 7 p.m.

The address is 2250 North Webb Road, #144, Grand Island, NE 68803. Their website is http://www.gohastings.com

Thursday, July 9th, The Solid Rock book store in Kearney, NE, has booked a signing for me from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The address is 2010 Central Avenue, Kearney, NE 68847.  I hope you can make it to one of these three locations while I’m in Nebraska.

Saturday, June 6th, Bookman’s Entertainment Exchange, has booked a signing for me from 2 to 4 p.m.

It is a fantastic store and located on the northwest corner of Southern and Country Club. The address is 1056 South Country Club, Mesa Arizona 85210. Check out their website at http://www.bookmans.com. See you there!

Monday, February 2nd, join me at Curves Fitness, 7133 E Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85207 from 10 a.m. until noon.

I’ll be doing another book signing for those who may have missed my previous appearances, like our many winter visitors!

Book signing at the TUSCON BOOK FESTIVAL on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 11 a.m.

You’ll be able to find me at the Desert Sleuths Sisters in Crime table, Booth #122. This is the 3rd largest book festival in the country, so I can’t wait to be a part of it!

The remaining Saturdays in March, I will be doing book signings at the Mesa Public Libraries as follows:

March 7th:  Main Library at 64 E. First Street, Mesa, AZ 85201

March 21st:  Dobson Branch at 2425 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, AZ 85202

March 28th:  Red Mountain Branch at 635 N. Power Road, Mesa, AZ 85205

All the Mesa library times will be from 1 to 3 p.m.

I look forward to seeing you there!