#1 on B&N list for Carlene O’Connor’s Murder in Galway


Carlene O’Connor’s Murder in Galway, the first book in her Galway, Ireland cozy mystery series, has spent 14 weeks on the Barnes & Noble mass market bestseller list, starting at #5, then moving to #4, #2, #4, #2, #6, #7, #8, #15, #21, #20, #22, #21, and #31.

The book has also spent two weeks on the Barnes & Noble mystery mass market bestseller list, both times at #1.

Peggy Ehrhart Speaks on Women Sleuths

On June 11, Peggy Ehrhart gave her presentation “Tough Gals: The Female Sleuth in Mystery Fiction” at Randolph Free Public Library in Randolph, NJ. The talk deals with the change from women as amateur sleuths to women as professional sleuths in mystery fiction, paralleling the change in women’s career opportunities as feminism advanced. Peggy writes the Knit & Nibble mystery series for Kensington Publishing. (Her sleuth is actually an amateur!)

Peggy Ehrhart speaks on the cozy mystery

Peggy Ehrhart presented her talk, “Crafts, Cooking, and Cats: The Contemporary Cozy Mystery,” at Montville Township Public Library in Montville, New Jersey, on May 16, 2019. Twenty-five people attended and took part in a lively question-and-answer session at the conclusion of the talk.

Peggy writes the Knit & Nibble cozy mystery series for Kensington Books.

More accolades for Tracy Clark’s Broken Places

Tracy Clark has received Anthony Award and Lefty Award nominations for her mystery novel Broken Places, which was also a Midwest Connection Pick and shortlisted for the American Library Association’s RUSA Reading List. In addition, Broken Places was named a CrimeReads Best New PI Book of 2018 and was a Library Journal Best Books of the Year.

Peggy Ehrhart speaks on “Culinary Mysteries” at Left Coast Crime

Peggy Ehrhart was a panelist on the “Culinary Mysteries” panel at Left Coast Crime held in Vancouver, BC from March 28 to 31. Peggy writes the Knit & Nibble mysteries (Kensington), featuring amateur sleuth, knitter, and cook Pamela Paterson and the Knit & Nibble knitting club of Arborville, NJ.

Photo, left to right: Ellen Byron, Peggy, Heather Haven, Leslie Karst (moderator)