December 7: Sue Ann Jaffarian will sign Second Hand Stiff at 2:00 p.m. at Book Carnival, 348 S. Tustin Street, Orange CA 92866, www.annesbookcarnival.com.
December 7: At 1000 a.m., Jeri Westerson will discuss The Demon’s Parchment at the Upland Book Club, 450 N. Euclid Avenue, Upland CA.
December 8: Sue Ann Jaffarian will sign Second Hand Stiff at Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach, 3:00 p.m., 2810 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach CA, (310) 542-6000.
December 9 SPEAKERS’ BUREAU EVENT: Jill Amadio will sign her new book Digging Too Deep from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point CA 92629, (949) 496-5517.
December 15: SISTERS IN CRIME/LA HOLIDAY PARTY. See home page for details.
December 22: Christopher Lynch will sign books from his One Eyed Jack series from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Barnes and Noble, Manhattan Beach.
January 18: Pamela Samuels Young‘s new thriller Anybody’s Daughter will kick off Towne Street Threatre’s new Literary Series. Members of the theatre company will perform passages from the book, followed by a Q&A and book signing with Pamela. Burton Chase Park Community Room, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, 2:00 p.m. The event is free but donations are welcomed.
MYSTERY CONFERENCES, CONVENTIONS AND WORKSHOPS:
January 25: Murder Goes South, Smyrna GA
February 1: Cape Fear Crime Festival, Wilmington NC
February 7-9: Love is Murder, Chicago IL
February 8: Murder in the Magic City, Birmingham AL
February 22: Book ‘Em North Carolina, Lumberton NC
February 27-March 2: SleuthFest 2014, Orlando FL
March 20-23: Left Coast Crime, Monterey, CA
April 12-13: LOS ANGELES TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS, Los Angeles CA
May 2-4: Malice Domestic, Bethesda, Maryland
May 15-18: Crimefest, Bristol UK
June 6-8: Bloody Words XIII, Toronto, Canada
June 27-28: High Country Festival of the Book, Boone NC
July 8-12: Thrillerfest, New York NY
July 24-27: Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference, Corte Madera CA
August 21-24: Killer Nashville, Nashville TN
September 4-7: Writers’ Police Academy, Jamestown NC
November 13-16: Bouchercon, Long Beach CA