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The Stalker's Guide to Finding Chris (and Katrina) at B'con 2023

Yea verily, I am pleased, for Bouchercon 2023 is nearly upon us! If you, too, are San Diego-bound, here's where you can find me—and, more importantly, my better third by weight : Crime & Punishment: Prison, Death, and Other Ways to Deal with the Antagonists Thursday, August 31 12:45 to 1:35 PM w/R.G. Belsky, John C. Foster, James Hankins, Rob Hart, and Sarah Tomlinson (m) Readers Panel: Book Clubs, Blogs, Reviewing, and Reading Thursday, August 31 12:45 to 1:35 PM Rich Ehisen, Larry Gandle, Katrina Niidas Holm, Kristopher Zgorski, and Lisa Benton (m) The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed that Katrina and I are scheduled opposite each other. That's right: it's in an honest-to-God, no-holds-barred Spaceholm* Thunderdome! Truth is, I'm bummed I'll miss her panel, because I'm sure it'll be a kick, and I'm even more bummed she'll miss mine, because sneaking peeks at her is the only way I can ever tell if I'm blathering like an idiot. That sai

Appearance: Maine Crime Wave, 6/9 to 6/10

Maine Crime Wave is almost here! The festivities begin Friday, June 9, with an event that's free and open to the public ! After she receives the Maine CrimeMaster Award, Guest of Honor Carla Neggers will be sitting down with fellow New York Times bestseller Julia Spencer-Fleming for what promises to be a fascinating conversation. In addition, several of this year's attendees—including yours truly—will be reading short samples of their work. There'll be complimentary appetizers, a cash bar, and books available for purchase/signing, so don't miss out ! Then, on Saturday, June 10, registered attendees will be treated to a full day of killer programming in a friendly and intimate setting, with plenty of opportunities for informal chats with panelists in between. If you're interested in registering, you can do so here . I hope to see you there!