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Tucson Festival of Books

Start date: March 10, 2018

End date: March 11, 2018

Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Location: University of AZ Campus, Main Mall, Tucson, AZ

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Tucson Festival of Books

I will participate in several author panels at the festival, and am honored to host a table at the Author’s Table Dinner Friday night. You can also find me at the Mostly Books booth and the Clues Unlimited booth on Saturday (times are listed below). Please come out and enjoy a great weekend for a great cause!

Event 1: Post-combat Peril (These three mystery writers create protagonists whose military experiences have left them emotionally scarred, and with the help of dogs they learn to reconnect with the world.)

Location: Student Union Santa Rita

Day/Time: Saturday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Panelists: Spencer Quinn, Alex Kava, Nick Petrie

Moderator: Isabella Maldonado

Event 2: Book Signing

Location: Mostly Books booth

Date/Time: Saturday, 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Event 3: Book Signing

Location: Clues Unlimited booth

Date/Time: Saturday 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Event 4: Sophomore Books (Discover how authors tackle writing their second book while also continuing to promote their first book, handle their nerves about writing another book, and not burning out. This panel will feature two mystery authors and two fiction authors.)

Location: Koffler Room 216

Day/Time: Saturday, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Panelists: Shannon Baker, Carrie La Seur, Isabella Maldonado, Cynthia Swanson

Event 5: Writing Authentic Police Procedurals (A police veteran will discuss insider tips that help make a convincing mystery)

Location: Integrated Learning Center, Room 141

Day/Time: Sunday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Panelist: Isabella Maldonado

Event 6: Arizona Crimes (Arizona provides the setting for these mystery writers)

Location: Integrated Learning Center, Room 120

Day/Time: Sunday, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Panelists: Steven Cooper, J.A. Jance, Isabella Maldonado


Poisoned Pen Bookstore: Launch party for PHOENIX BURNING

Date: March 8, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: 4104 N Goldwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Poisoned Pen Bookstore: Launch party for PHOENIX BURNING

Official launch for Book 2 in the Veranda Cruz Series.
I will be signing both BLOOD’S ECHO (Book 1) and PHOENIX BURNING (Book 2) at this event.

Come by for a live interview, giveaways, and more!

Arizona Daily Mix Television Show – LIVE!

Date: March 7, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Arizona Daily Mix Television Show – LIVE!

Arizona Daily Mix hosts Catherine Anaya and Danielle Williams will interview Lynn Wiese Sneyd (literary consultant for the Tuscon Festival of Books) and me about the upcoming festival. The show will air live from 9:00 am – 10:00 am local AZ time. Tune in to AZ TV 7 to watch the fun!

Barnes & Noble Book Club presentation

Date: March 6, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: 10500 N 90th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85258


Barnes & Noble Book Club presentation

Presentation for the B & N Book Discussion Group on the Veranda Cruz series. All are welcome!

Live Radio show/Podcast

Date: March 6, 2018

Time: 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Live Radio show/Podcast

Suspense Magazine’s BEYOND THE COVER hosts John Raab and Jeff Ayers put me on the hot seat!

Special Appearance at Sun City West

Date: February 28, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Sun City West, RH Johnson Recreation Center Campus Lecture Hall, 19803 North R.H. Johnson Blvd


Special Appearance at Sun City West

This will be the first time Phoenix Burning will be available for purchase, prior to its official pub date of 3/8/18. I will be speaking and will have fun items and swag to celebrate.

Television Appearance

Start date: December 7, 2017

End date: January 13, 2018

Time: Variable (click on "more info" link below)

Location: PBS Arizona Television


Television Appearance

Thrilled to talk to José Cárdenas, host of the acclaimed Horizonte program on PBS Arizona, about the Veranda Cruz series. Click HERE to see the interview!

Radio Interview

Date: October 25, 2017

Time: 9:00 am

Location: Inside Thrill Radio @ Suspense Magazine Radio Network

Radio Interview

I will be a guest on Inside Thrill Radio, hosted by author Jenny Milchman, in partnership with the International Thriller Writers (ITW) association, along with other authors who are law enforcement professionals. The show will air on Suspense Magazine’s radio network.