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.
Rebecca Kertz’s Amish romance, Her Amish Christmas Sweetheart, hit the Publishers Weekly mass market paperback bestseller list two weeks in a row—at #37 on the November 27 list, and at #22 on the December 4 list.
Many congratulations both to Rebecca and also to her editor, Melissa Endlich at Harlequin Love Inspired!
NPR has named K. M. Jackson’s The Betting Vow (an Unconventional Brides Romance) one of the best books of 2017. Check out their Guide to 2017’s Great Reads here.
Vanessa Kelly’s The Highlander’s Princess Bride hit #50 on this week’s Barnes & Noble mass-market bestseller list for the week of November 13, 2017.
Carlene O’Connor’s Murder in an Irish Village has hit USA TODAY‘s list of 150 bestselling books, at #103.
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.