Joe Yogerst’s mystery set in old San Diego coming in October 2018


Nemesis: A Novel of Old California by Joe Yogerst is set to be published by the Blank Slate imprint of Amphorae Publishing on October 30th, 2018. A murder mystery based on true crimes that happened in 1880s San Diego, the novel blends fictional characters and historical figures who lived along the California coast at the time.

Nancy J. Cohen’s Hair Brained is semifinalist for Royal Palm award


Nancy J. Cohen’s Hair Brained (Orange Grove Press), book #14 in her Bad Hair Day mystery series, is a semifinalist in the published book-length mystery genre category of the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards (RPLA) competition sponsored by Florida Writers Association.

Peggy Ehrhart greets fans and signs copies of Murder, She Knit

Peggy Ehrhart signed copies of Murder, She Knit (Kensington) on May 5 at the Leonia Public Library in Leonia, NJ. Murder, She Knit came out last month and is the first in her Knit & Nibble mystery series. The second, Died in the Wool, will appear this August.

Peggy Ehrhart discusses mystery novel settings at Malice Domestic


MD, April 27 to 29. She was a panelist on the “Potpourri!” panel, discussing a wide range of topics including how a mystery’s setting can enhance its plot and how authors choose an appropriate narrative voice. Forty Kensington authors were present at the conference and Kensington provided books for a book-giveaway event that drew a huge crowd.