I’ll be speaking at these events. Come say hi!

Thrillerfest 2018

Thrilled to be a Thriller Award nominee!
New York, New York
July 10-14, 2018
More info here!

Launch day for Under a Dark Sky!

More info and links to pre-order here!

In Conversation with David Krugler

With David Krugler and his new book, Rip the Angels from Heaven!
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 • 7 p.m.
Mystery to Me Bookstore
1863 Monroe St, Madison, Wisconsin

St. Louis launch party

Thursday, August 9, 2018 • 7 p.m.
Left Bank Books
399 N Euclid Ave, St. Louis, Missouri

Mackinaw City/Mackinac Island Area launch events

Saturday, August 11, 2018
9 am.-12 p.m.
Booksigning at the Grand Hotel Gift Shop
Grand Hotel
286 Grand Ave (trust me, you can’t miss it), Mackinac Island, Michigan

7 p.m.
Star Party Book talk at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park
(the setting for the book!)
15675 Headlands Rd, Mackinaw City, Michigan
Stay on for a dark sky experience! This is part of the North Michigan Astronomy Club Star Party, so there is a $5 cost and $10 fee for parking (limited—share a ride if at all possible). See full details about the weekend here. No camping allowed, but bring a blanket, snacks, and a flashlight made ready for dark sky spaces. Low-cost option. Make your own with instructions here.

In Conversation with Clare O’Donohue

With Clare O’Donohue and her new book, Beyond the Pale!
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 7 p.m.
Bookies Chicago Bookstore
10324 S Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois

Visiting Author Series

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 • 6:30 p.m.
Carmel Clay Public Library
55 4th Ave SE, Carmel, Indiana

Indiana Authors Award Library Visit

Friday, August 17, 2018 • 6:30 p.m.
Franklin County Public Library District Brookville Branch
919 Main Street, Brookville, Indiana

Hometown Star Party Launch Event

with Thorntown, Indiana dark sky photographer Justin Sparks!
Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
The Castetter Barn
8955 West 700 North, Thorntown Indiana
Learn about my book and how I researched it and about how to take dark sky photos!

A Constellation of Chicago Mystery Authors

With a few stars of the Chicago mystery scene, to be announced!
Thursday, August 23, 2018 • 7 p.m.
The Book Cellar
4736 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois

In Conversation with William Kent Krueger

With William Kent Krueger and his new Cork O’Connor book, Desolation Mountain

West Suburbs:
Saturday, August 25, 2018 • 2 p.m.
Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore
7419 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois

Far West Suburbs:
Saturday, August 25, 2018 • 7 p.m.
Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
123 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, Illinois


A farewell to Aunt Agatha’s Bookshop
Sunday, August 26, 2018 • 2 p.m.
Ann Arbor District Library Central Library
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Literary Libations in Grand Rapids, Michigan

With Wiley Cash, Dale Brown, and Lynne Olson!
To support the Kent District Library
Thursday, September 6, 2018 • 5:30 p.m.
Steelcase Town Hall
1155 42nd St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan
More info here!

Bouchercon 2018

St. Petersburg, Florida
September 6-9, 2018
More info here!

Reading and Signing

Thursday, September 13, 2018 • 6:30 p.m.
Evergreen Park Public Library
9400 S. Troy, Evergreen Park, Illinois

Mystery 101 Session

Saturday, September 29, 2018 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Allen County Public Library
900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Watch here for details and sign-up!

Library Visit

Thursday, October 4, 2018 • 6:30 p.m.
LaPorte County Public Library
904 Indiana Ave, LaPorte, Indiana

Library Visit

Sunday, October 14, 2018 • 2 p.m.
Eisenhower Public Library District
4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, Illinois

“Keeping You in Suspense” Event

with a constellation of Chicago mystery stars: Mary Kubica, Charlie Donlea, Emily Bleeker, and Lisa Steinke!
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 • 7 p.m.
Plainfield Public Library District Central Library
5025 S Illinois St, Plainfield, Illinois
Register here!