Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Be very afraid: Mary Jane Maffini, Vicki Delany, Barbara Fradkin, R.J. Harlick, and Anthony Bidulka will put a new cultural slant to our country, in the panel O Canada: Crime North of the Border on Thursday, October 15, 4:30 - 5:25 pm at Bouchercon 2009 (The world mystery convention) in Indianapolis. Check for registration information. The authors' books will be available for sale in the Dealers' Room. Signings will follow!

During The Heart of Niagara Reading Series, Mary Jane Maffini will be reading from Death Loves a Messy Desk (Berkley Prime Crime), The Dead Don't Get Out Much and Too Hot to Handle (both RendezVous Crime) at Wednesday, October 21 at 2 pm at Pelham Public Library, 43 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill. 905-892-6443. Tickets: $7.00 The event will be followed by sale of books and signing, schmoozing too.

Mary Jane will read again at October 21, 7:00 pm, this time as part of Public Library Week, at Fort Erie Public Library, Centennial Branch, 136 Gilmore Road, Fort Erie ON 905-871-2546 Tickets are $2.00. Death Loves a Messy Desk (Berkley Prime Crime), The Dead Don't Get Out Much and Too Hot to Handle (both RendezVous Crime) and other titles will be available for sale and signing.

Mary Jane Maffini, Barbara Fradkin, John Moss and Giles Blunt will be reading and entertaining as part of the second annual "Writers Reading" event sponsored by the Westport Arts Council. The event is slotted for Sunday October 25th in at the Westport United Church at the corner of Spring and Church Streets in Westport, Ontario.
From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets: $20.00 and information from Stillwater Books and Treasures, 17 Church St., Westport, Ontario 613 273-2727. You are promised refreshments and books for sale and signing.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

September 11th, Ottawa mystery authors, Brenda Chapman and C.B. Forrest drove to the Lighthouse Bookstore in Shawville, Quebec to read from their latest books. After eating a fine meal in the restaurant attached to the bookshop, Brenda and C.B. read passages from Trail of Secrets and The Weight of Stones. They received a warm welcome and afterwards enjoyed talking with all who came out for the evening.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Brenda Chapman, author of The Trail of Secrets, is out and about!

On Saturday, September 19th, Brenda Chapman will be joining Vicki Cameron
and Violette Malan to sell books at the Lindhurst Turkey Fair
between nine a.m. and three p.m. For more details, see

On Saturday, October 24, from 12:00-1:30 p.m., Brenda Chapman and C.B.
Forrest, the author of The Weight of Stones, a mystery from RendezVous Crime, will be signing their books at Shirley Leishman bookstore, Westgate Mall, Ottawa.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

C. B. Forrest reads & signs in Shawville

C. B. Forrest will be reading and signing from his novel, The Weight of Stones, on
Friday, September 11, 7 pm, at the Lighthouse Bookstore, 349 Main Street, Shawville.
Mary Jane Maffini hosts a crime night at the Peterborough library

Join Mary Jane Maffini for an evening of mystery readings and book signings, as she talks about her life of crime and takes readers behind the scenes of her three cozy mystery series. She'll read brief selections from Lament for a Lounge Lizard: A Fiona Silk Mystery (RendezVous Press); Death Loves a Messy Desk: A Charlotte Adams Mystery (Berkley Prime Crime); and The Dead Don't Get Out Much: A Camilla MacPhee Mystery (RendezVous Press).

Thursday, September 24, 7:30 pm, Peterborough Public Library Auditorium, 345 Aylmer Street N., Peterborough.