Alyssa Maxwell signs books for fans at The Breakers


In what’s become a yearly event, Alyssa Maxwell recently signed her Gilded Newport Mysteries in the gift shop at The Breakers in Newport, RI, where the series is a bestseller. Readers drove from as far away as Connecticut and New Jersey to attend. This year, Alyssa was joined by local Newport writer, Kathleen Kennedy Wood, who signed her memoir, Chateau sur Mer: A Child’s View of Life in the Famous Mansion. Alyssa is grateful to the Preservation Society of Newport County for embracing her series and for their support.

Peggy Ehrhart speaks on mysteries set in New Jersey

Peggy Ehrhart, author of the Knit and Nibble mystery series, gave a talk on “Mysterious New Jersey” at the Sparta Public Library in Sparta, NJ, on November 7.  The talk surveyed the many mystery series set in the cities, suburbs, and small towns of New Jersey.  Peggy frequently speaks at local libraries on various mystery-related topics.