Saturday, June 20, 2009

Bloody Words 2009 was held in Ottawa this year for the second time in its history. This national/international fan and author conference had about 250 registered and many more stopped by for free author readings. Brenda Chapman was in charge of publicity and got great coverage from local media. She is pictured on a panel discussing favourite sleuths, with moderator Sue Pike and from left to right, C.B. Forrest, Brenda, J.D. Carpenter and Barbara Fradkin.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Last Friday evening (June 12), patrons of Books & Company in Picton, Ontario turned out to hear and meet two RendezVous Crime authors in that bookstore's upper-level events room. Following a gracious introduction by proprietor David Sweet, Mel Bradshaw read from Victim Impact and Vicki Delany from Gold Digger. Among the topics covered in the lively Q & A was the difference between mystery and thriller.

Monday, June 01, 2009

On Wed, June 17, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Library and Archives Canada, in the Sunken Lobby, 395 Wellington St. Ottawa, ON ...

Two deadly dames, one messy desk, and a few dance-hall girls – all just par for the course at a double book launch featuring MARY JANE MAFFINI’s Death Loves a Messy Desk: A Charlotte Adams Mystery (Berkley Prime Crime) and VICKI DELANY’s Gold Digger: A Klondike Mystery (RENDEZVOUS CRIME).