UO School of Journalism and Communications

Open House, 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, Turnbull Center, White Stag Block, 70 N.W. Couch St. Floor 3R. Register by Jan. 26.



Fairview Library: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17.


Oregon Historical Society: Annual Authors Fair, noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7.


Multnomah County Library:  Main Branch, 801 S.W. 10th Ave., 2 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20.

Beach Books: 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, Seaside, Ore.


Bouchercon: The World Mystery Convention, Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 13 to 16, in Long Beach, Calif.





The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, Ariz: Sunday, Sept. 13, 2014.

The Book Bin in Salem: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 450 Court St. NE.

Sunriver Books: 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, 57100 Beaver Dr, Sunriver.

Powell’s in Beaverton: 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd.

Annie Bloom’s in Multnomah Village: 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, 7834 SW Capitol Highway, Portland.


Lake Oswego Women’s Coalition: Noon, Wednesday, May 15, at the Oswego Lake Country Club. I started writing at the Lake Oswego Review a looooong time ago, so this one will be a blast! LOWC.

POWELL’S: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Powell’s at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. 
Beaverton. Signing, reading and (if you’ve been good) maybe some cookies. We’ll see. Jury’s out.

Book launch! ICE COLD KILL makes its Portland debut at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Murder By The Book, 3210 S.E. Hawthorne. This will be one of the last scheduled signings at MBTB, which is closing its doors this spring after almost 30 years in service to readers of the Northwest! Come celebrate this gem in Oregon’s crown of independent bookstores.

POWELL’S: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Powell’s at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. 
Beaverton. Signing, reading and (if you’ve been good) maybe some cookies. We’ll see. Jury’s out.

DEATH and TEXAS: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Murder By the Book, 2342 Bissonnet St. Houston, Texas. Guest starring novelist Hilary Davidson.

Nov. 22, 7 p.m. 

Powell’s Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. 
Beaverton. (503) 228-4651

Book signing

Saturday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m.-noon.

Sitting in the window of Murder By The Book, 3210 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd., writing

Dec. 1, 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Willamette University Bookstore, 900 State St., Salem, in the Putnam University Center. Speaking at 12:30 p.m.; book signing 1 to 3 p.m. (503) 370-6315.

Dec. 7,  4-7 pm

Capitol Book Event

State Capitol, 900 Court St. N.E., Salem

Book signing. Also featuring Gov. Barbara Roberts and Sen. Avel Gordly.

Nov. 21, 2011

Sisters in Crime Guest speaker, Shangai Noble House, 5331 S.W. Macadam Ave., Portland

Top: “How to Write a Thriller and Get Thin Thighs in 30 Days.”

Nov. 19, 2011

Seattle Mystery Bookstore, 117 Cherry St., Seattle. (206) 587-5737


Nov. 17, 2011

Speaking and signing, Murder by the Book, 3210 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011

Book launch party for BREAKING POINT, 6:30 p.m., Lucky Lab,  7675 S.W. Capitol Highway.

Wednesday-Sunday, July 6-9, 2011

Thrillerfest, Grand Hyatt, mid-town Manhattan.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

National Conference of Mensa, the high-I.Q. society, 1:30 p.m., Portland Hilton, downtown.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

11 a.m. at the Tillamook County Library, Main Branch, 1716 Third St., Tillamook. Signing, reading, doing pretty much whatever they tell me to do. I’m like that.

2010 Events

Nov. 2

Willamette Writers, 6 to 9 p.m., The Old Church, Southwest 11th and Clay. Details.

Oct. 14-17

Bouchercon: World Mystery Convention, San Francisco. Details.

Oct. 7-9

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, Portland Airport Holiday Inn. Details.

June 26

Book Launch! 4 p.m., Saturday, June 26, at Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd. You can pre-order your copy here.

June 22

“Crashers” lands in stores

July 14

Annie Bloom’s Books, 7834 S.W. Capitol Highway, Multnomah Village, 7:30 p.m. Signing and reading.

July 22

Murder By the Book, 3210 S.E. Hawthorne, 7 p.m.

July 26

City Club of Portland: City Reads: Gerding Theater, 6 p.m.

Sept. 18

Sisters in Crime writing workshop, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Sylvania Campus of Portland Community College, 1200 S.W. 49th Ave. Go to for more details.

Sept. 23

Salem Public Library, 6 to 8 p.m. 585 Liberty St. S.E. Click here for details.

Oct. 2

Seattle Mystery Bookshop, 117 Cherry Street in Pioneer Square, noon. Details

  1. Waiting for East Coast tour! Plus, get yourself on Imus!

  2. Very confusing list of events- not in date sequence, no years given.


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