Peggy Ehrhart, author of the Knit & Nibble mystery series (Kensington), was part of the Kensington-sponsored Author-palooza organized by Print: A Bookstore in Portland, ME. Held at the Rising Tide Brewery on April 10, the event featured ten Kensington cozy-mystery authors reading from their work and meeting and greeting fans.
Colleen O’Connor’s Murder at an Irish Wedding (Kensington) has hit the Barnes & Noble mass-market bestseller list ten weeks in a row, first at #45, then at #26, #18, #20, #19, #18, #12, #15, #23 and #35.
It has also appeared on Barnes & Noble’s mass-market mystery bestseller list, jumping from #3 to #1.
V. S. Alexander, author of The Taster (Kensington), has an article about one of Hitler’s food tasters in the April 9, 2018 issue of London’s Daily Express.
Peggy Ehrhart, author of the Knit & Nibble mystery series (Kensington), attended the Left Coast Crime mystery conference, Crime on the Comstock, in Reno, NV, March 22 to 25. She was a panelist on the “Wooden Heart: Craft Mysteries” panel, pitched Murder, She Knit as part of the “Speed Dating” event (authors move from table to table giving the same two-minute talk to successive batches of listeners), read a five-minute selection from Murder, She Knit, and gave a knitting lesson!
Eileen Watkins has won a Certificate of Excellence award from the Cat Writers’ Association for The Persian Always Meows Twice (Kensington). She is now a finalist for the top prize of the MUSE Medallion, which will be announced June 9 at the organization’s conference in Texas.
Joseph Souza, author of The Neighbor (April, Kensington), will be attending the 2018 Maine Crime Wave (June 1-2, 2018). He will be on panels discussing “Compelling Endings” and “Conflict is the Heart of the Drama.”
Steve Goble, author of The Bloody Black Flag: A Spider John Mystery (Prometheus/Seventh Street), will be making the following appearances in March and April.
- Murder and Mayhem, Chicago, March 17. A full day of panels and discussions with a group of mystery writers, at an event geared toward readers, librarians and aspiring writers. Steve will be on a morning panel with other writers who made their literary debuts this past year, and there will be a series intriguing discussions throughout the day. There will be books for sale and signings, too. http://murdermayhemchicago.com
- A week later, on March 24. Steve will be at the Marion, OH, Public Library for the ReadLocal Book Fair. Approximately 30 Ohio authors will be on board for this event.
- On Saturday, April 14, Steve will be at the Ohioana Book Festival in Columbus, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Columbus on Capitol Square. Lots of Ohio authors of every stripe will be in attendance. http://www.ohioana.org
Emma Miller’s Amish romance A Man for Honor (Love Inspired) has hit Publishers Weekly‘s mass market bestseller list two weeks in a row, first at #30 and then jumping to #20.
Hannah Howell’s historical romance When You Love a Scotsman (Zebra) hit the Publishers Weekly mass-market bestseller list (December 25-31, 2017) at #19.
Robert Downes’ novel Windigo Moon (Blank Slate Press) has hit the fiction bestseller list of the newspaper The Voice.