Check out the popular Dru’s Book Musings blog for a special guest post: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF DET. VERANDA CRUZ. Of course, the average day for a Phoenix Homicide detective is not an ordinary day at all… Leave a comment for a chance to win a free copy of PHOENIX BURNING, book 2 in the Det.…

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Check out the annual Tucson Festival of Books! One of the largest literary conferences in the United States, TFOB is a must for fans, readers, authors, and anyone else who loves books. I will participate in the following five author panels and signings at the festival: Event #1: Some Like It Hot Location: Student Union…

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Please join me for the official launch party for DEATH BLOW, book three in the Detective Cruz mystery/thriller series! As usual, there will be cake, giveaways, a live interview, fun interactive Q&A with prizes for the best answers from the audience, and inside scoop galore! (And did I mention cake?) You can pre-order your copy…

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Thrilled to talk to José Cárdenas, host of the acclaimed Horizonte program on PBS Arizona, about the Veranda Cruz series. Time: Variable (click on “more info” link below) More info

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Looking forward to seeing everyone for a lively, interactive talk and book signing for the third book in Detective Cruz mystery/thriller series (set in Phoenix). Books will be available for purchase by Barnes & Noble.

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Host and fellow veteran cop turned thriller author Gavin Reese and I chat about bringing authenticity and real world experience to fiction writing (especially where it pertains to cops, crime, and criminals). Join the conversation! Click here to listen!

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Acclaimed Washington DC author Ed Aymar launches his crime thriller, UNREPENTANT. After a short reading from Ed, I’ll join him to discuss writing, books, and whatever else comes up. And yes, there will be cupcakes! Click here for details on Facebook!

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Please join me for a very special joint appearance with New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance! Two authors who love a good laugh, authentic Mexican food, and cop stories with grit and heart…you won’t want to miss this one! Mostly Books will have books on hand for sale. More info

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