Steve Goble announces March and April appearances

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.


  • 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.

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.