CONTENDING FOR AN AWARD

dangerous Straits PB cover

THREE THINGS First, I’m pleased to announce that Dangerous Straits is officially contending for an award. I was recently notified that the third book in my Matt Lanier thriller series made the Long List for the 2022 Chanticleer Book Review Continue reading CONTENDING FOR AN AWARD

THE REAL FINAL EVENT

ONE LAST CHANCE TO MEET ME AND BUY SIGNED COPIES OF MY BOOKS The GSR Fine Art Festival was supposed to be my final event of 2022. However, the real final event will now be this coming Saturday, December 3, Continue reading THE REAL FINAL EVENT

Shop Small

2022 GSR Poster

Reminder This weekend, the GSR Fine Art Festival is a fantastic chance for you to shop small and help your local artists and authors out with a purchase–or two or ten! 🙂 With a Book Nook expanded to TWENTY AUTHORS, Continue reading Shop Small

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

2022 GSR Poster

And Don’t Forget Small Business Saturday (& Sunday!) Just a reminder to put the GSR Fine Art Festival on your weekend calendar. It’s a great way to top off your Thanksgiving celebration. TWENTY-ONE AUTHORS, including yours truly, will offer their Continue reading HAPPY THANKSGIVING

FINAL EVENT OF THE YEAR (?)

It’s a Big One My final live event of the year for the “Dangerous Straits Book Launch Tour” happens in less than two weeks. It’s the GSR Fine Art Festival in Mankato, MN, on Saturday and Sunday, November 26-27, at Continue reading FINAL EVENT OF THE YEAR (?)

Another Way to Help BBBS

Who knew shopping at Amazon could help BBBS? Most of you know I am a long-time supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern MN through my book sales and as a Big Brother “Emeritus.” But if you don’t know Continue reading Another Way to Help BBBS

Inaugural Minnesota Mystery Night

THE INAUGURAL MINNESOTA MYSTERY NIGHT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS. Wow, what a night. The food and service were fantastic. Thank you, Axels Restaurant in Mendota. The room was packed (SRO). The featured guest, bestselling author William Kent Kreuger, was his Continue reading Inaugural Minnesota Mystery Night

Twin Cities Book Festival

My last event in October will be a biggie: the Twin Cities Book Festival. It happens on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10-5. The event happens at the Progress Center, 1621 Randall Ave. (at Cosgrove Street) on the MN State Fairgrounds Continue reading Twin Cities Book Festival

Woman’s Club of Owatonna

REMINDER Please join me for the Woman’s Club of Owatonna meeting Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 1 pm in St.John’s Lutheran Church, Owatonna MN. I’ll be presenting my new and improved PowerPoint discussion titled “The Ins and Outs of Mystery Continue reading Woman’s Club of Owatonna

Deep Valley Book Festival

THIS SATURDAY Please join me at the Deep Valley Book Festival in Mankato on Saturday, October 1, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The new venue this year is the WOW Zone in Mankato. The keynote speaker is the best-selling, Continue reading Deep Valley Book Festival