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Here's where we went in 2013:

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Everyone asks what the colors mean, but they're just there so you can tell the different routes apart. Without that it looks like spaghetti. That's what happens when you drive up and down and across the country three times.

Events

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January, 2013

Sunday, January 13, 2013, 10:30 AM

Three Women Writing: Finding the Spark in a Story

NPR producer and expert on creativity Julie Burstein, literary novelist Pamela Erens, and I will be talking about the different ways a book can come to be.

Congregation Beth Hatikvah

36 Chatham Road
Summit, NJ Map



Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 7:00 PM

New York City Launch Party

Mysterious Bookshop

58 Warren St
New York, NY Map



Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 7:00 PM

Writing Matters / Montclair, NJ Launch Party

My editor and agent will join me for a panel called "Birth of a Novel: from Creation to Publication" at cozy Watchung booksellers.

Watchung Booksellers

54 Fairfield Street
Montclair, NJ Map



Thursday, January 17, 2013, 7:00 PM

Morris County Launch Party

Mendham Books

84 East Main St # G
Mendham, NJ Map



Friday, January 18, 2013, 7:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Words Bookstore

179 Maplewood Avenue
Maplewood, NJ Map



Saturday, January 19, 2013, 11:00 AM

Book Discussion and Signing

Sparta Books

29 Center Street
Sparta, NJ Map



Sunday, January 20, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The Bookstore Plus

2491 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY Map



Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

R J Julia Booksellers

768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT Map



Thursday, January 24, 2013, 7:30 PM

Author Panel

Public Library

350 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY Map



Friday, January 25, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Moonstone Mystery Book Store

12 Bloomfield Avenue
Flemington, NJ Map



Saturday, January 26, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Well Read Books

425 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ Map



Monday, January 28, 2013, 6:30 PM

The More Things Change: A Panel on Publishing Today

An array of publishing luminaries--authors traditionally and independently published, a literary agent, editor, publisher, & publicist, plus an independent bookseller whose store is growing in these tumultuous times will be part of a talk I'm moderating on what the publishing world is coming to--and where it might go.

Barnard College

3009 Broadway
New York, NY Map



Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 10:15 AM

Author Talk: The Writing Road

Public Library

50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ Map



Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 7:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Swimming the Publishing Seas: Writing a Novel with Blockbuster Potential

Author Emily Winslow (The Start of Everything) and I join literary agents Donald Maass ("Writing the Breakout Novel") and Janet "The Query Shark" Reid for an evening of discussion about what it takes to create a novel that sells.

Barnes & Noble

150 E 86th St
New York, NY Map



Thursday, January 31, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Book Revue

313 New York Avenue
Huntington, NY Map



February, 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013, 5:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Otto Bookstore

107 West 4th Street
Williamsport, PA Map



Saturday, February 2, 2013, 6:30 PM

The Year I Stopped Making Dinner: Two Authors Discuss Work/Life/Art Balance

The Washington Club, Hosted by Politics and Prose

15 Dupont Circle NW
Washington, DC Map



Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 12:00 PM

Author Brown Bag Lunch

Public Library

219 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC Map



Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Barnes & Noble

Friendly Center, 3102 Northline Avenue
Greensboro, NC Map



Thursday, February 7, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Flyleaf Books

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC Map



Friday, February 8, 2013, 7:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Quail Ridge Books and Music

3522 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, NC Map



Saturday, February 9, 2013, 2:00 PM

Author Event: A Tale of Two First Novels

A discussion of first novels, also featuring Nora Gaskin, author of Until Proven.

McIntyre's Books

220 Market Street, Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC Map



Sunday, February 10, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Park Road Books

4139 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC Map



Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 6:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Fountain Bookstore

211 East Franklin Street Bolling-Haxall House
Richmond, VA Map



Thursday, February 14, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Malaprop's

55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC Map



Friday, February 15, 2013, 6:00 PM

Nashville Writers Meetup

Logue's Black Raven Emporium

2915 Gallatin Pike
Nashville, TN Map



Saturday, February 16, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The Booksellers at Laurelwood

387 Perkins Extended
Memphis, TN Map



Monday, February 18, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Left Bank Books

399 N. Euclid Ave
St. Louis, MO Map



Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 7:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The Tattered Cover

2526 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO Map



Saturday, February 23, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Old Firehouse Books at the Old Town Library (Main Branch)

201 Peterson St.
Fort Collins, CO Map



Monday, February 25, 2013, 6:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Full Circle Books

1900 Northwest Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK Map



Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 5:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Steve's Books and Music

2612 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK Map



Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 4:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Nightbird Books

205 W Dickson St
Fayetteville, AR Map



March, 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013, 5:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

That Bookstore In Blytheville

316 W Main St
Blytheville, AR Map



Saturday, March 2, 2013, 1:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The Big Sleep

239 N Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO Map



Monday, March 4, 2013, 3:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Books and Company

1039 Summit Ave
Oconomowoc, WI Map



Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

A night of mystery talk with authors Alison Gaylin and Wendy Corsi Staub.

Mystery1

2109 N. Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI Map



Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The Book Stall

811 Elm St
Winnetka, IL Map



Thursday, March 7, 2013, 7:00 PM

Group Author Night

The Book Cellar

4736 North Lincoln Ave #1
Chicago, IL Map



Friday, March 8, 2013, 3:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Better World Books

118 E Washington St
Goshen, IN Map



Saturday, March 9, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Writing & Publishing a Book Today: A Conversation between a self-published (writer Rick Murcer) and a traditionally published author (me).

Schuler's

1982 Grand River Ave.
Okemos, MI Map



Sunday, March 10, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Aunt Agatha's

213 S 4th Ave # 1A
Ann Arbor, MI Map



Monday, March 11, 2013, 6:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

A joint event with my dear friend, author Carla Buckley.

Barnes and Noble (Easton Town Center)

4005 Townsfair Way
Columbus, OH Map



Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

With Les Roberts, author of Whiskey Island.

Mac's Backs

1820 Coventry Road
Cleveland Heights, OH Map



Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The Learned Owl

204 N. Main St.
Hudson, OH Map



Saturday, March 16, 2013, 10:00 AM

Coffee & Crime Breakfast

For years Mystery Lovers Bookshop has welcomed up and coming authors to Pittsburgh to meet with their customers for Coffee & Crime. I'm so thrilled to be a part of this tradition.They serve coffee and pastry, you bring the conversation.

Mystery Lovers Bookshop

514 Allegheny River Boulevard
Oakmont, PA Map



Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 6:00 PM

Killer Coffee Club

Thanks to Nikki Bonanni for choosing my book for her wonderful book club, and inviting me to meet the members.

Barnes and Noble

614 S Meadow St
Ithaca, NY Map



Thursday, March 21, 2013, 6:30 PM

Dealing in Darkness: The Writing and Publishing Lives of Two Suspense Novelists

I'm so pleased to be joining with Vermont author Jennifer McMahon for this special event.

Phoenix Books

191 Bank Street
Burlington, VT Map



Saturday, March 23, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Northshire Books

4869 Main St
Manchester, VT Map



Sunday, March 24, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The Book House

1475 Western Avenue
Albany, NY Map



Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:00 PM

Women Who Write Workshop

New Providence Library

377 Elkwood Ave
New Providence, NJ Map



Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 11:30 AM

Creative Writing Workshop

I'm excited to be leading a workshop for the creative writing class of the inspired teacher--and a finalist for Teacher of the Year in New Jersey a few years back--my good friend Eric Freedman.

Hackettstown High School

701 Warren St.
Hackettstown, NJ Map



Saturday, March 30, 2013, 6:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

One More Page Books

2200 N Westmoreland St #101
Arlington, VA Map



April, 2013

Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

With author Lee Mims.

Pomegranate Books

4418 Park Ave
Wilmington, NC Map



Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 6:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The Vero Beach Book Center

2145 Indian River Blvd
Vero Beach, FL Map



Thursday, April 4, 2013, 2:00 PM

Palm Beach Peril: An International Thriller Writers Debut Authors Panel

Best-selling novelist Karin Slaughter hosts a panel of debut thriller writers: Ronald Sharp, Michael Sears, William Burton McCormick, Ken Pelham, and me. Oline Cogdill of the SunSentinel will be the moderator. A book signing will follow.

West Palm Beach Public Library

14350 Hagen Ranch Rd
Delray Beach, FL Map



Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Murder On The Beach

273 NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach, FL Map



Saturday, April 6, 2013, 3:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Books and Books

265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL Map



Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 6:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

With author Tom Gill.

Inkwood Books

216 S Armenia Ave
Tampa, FL Map



Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 5:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Muse Bookshop

112 S Woodland Blvd
DeLand, FL Map



Thursday, April 11, 2013, 5:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

With authors Tina Whittle and Leah Rhyne.

Blue Bicycle Books

420 King St
Charleston, SC Map



Friday, April 12, 2013, 11:00 AM

The Moveable Feast Luncheon

Sea View Inn

414 Myrtle Ave
Pawley's Island, SC Map



Friday, April 12, 2013, 2:00 PM

The Moveable Feast Book Signing

Litchfield Books

11421 Ocean Hwy, Fresh Market Commons
Pawley's Island, SC Map



Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 6:30 PM

Writers Workshop

I'm teaching a writing workshop with author Tina Whittle..

Statesboro Regional Library

124 S. Main Street
Statesboro, GA Map



Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

With author Tina Whittle.

The Book Lady Bookstore

6 E Liberty St 
Savannah, GA Map



Saturday, April 20, 2013, 1:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Foxtale Books

105 E Main St
Woodstock, GA Map



Monday, April 22, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Church Street Coffee & Books

81 Church St
Mountain Brook, AL Map



Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 5:00 PM

World Book Night Festivities

I happen to be here on World Book Night, and so I'm planning a little something special…

Lemuria Book Store

4465 I 55 N # 202
Jackson, MS Map



Thursday, April 25, 2013, 6:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

This bookstore is a legend and I've wanted to come here for so many years, so I'm beyond thrilled to be able, at last, to be doing it!

Murder By The Book

2342 Bissonnet St
Houston, TX Map



Friday, April 26, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

With author Marjorie Brody.

Book People

603 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX Map



Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11:00 AM

Book Discussion and Signing

Twig Book Shop

200 E Grayson St #124
San Antonio, TX Map



Sunday, April 28, 2013, 1:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Lucky Dog Books

10801 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX Map



Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Last time the Let It Snow tour went to Oklahoma it...snowed. Hard. And so the event got kind of snowed out. So we return to OKC to try again. I'm told snow at the end of April is unlikely. We'll see about that I guess!

Full Circle Books

1900 Northwest Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK Map



May, 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 4:00 PM

Meet and Greet

Garcia Street Books

376 Garcia St
Santa Fe, NM Map



Thursday, May 2, 2013, 3:00 PM

Meet and Greet

Page One Books

11018 Montgomery Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM Map



Thursday, May 2, 2013, 5:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Bookworks

4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM Map



Saturday, May 4, 2013, 10:00 AM

CozyCon

Thanks to Barbara Peters and Poisoned Pen Bookstore for the invitation to participate in CozyCon this year.

Phoenix Public Library

1221 N Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ Map



Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 5:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Clues Unlimited

3146 E. Fort Lowell Rd
Tucson, AZ Map



Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10:00 AM

Mysterious Galaxy's 20th Birthday Party

So honored to be able to celebrate (and visit for the first time) this wonderful bookstore.

Mysterious Galaxy

7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA Map



Sunday, May 12, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Book’em Mysteries

1118 Mission St.
South Pasadena, CA Map



Sunday, May 12, 2013, 5:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Mystery Ink

8907 Warner Ave. #135
Huntington Beach, CA Map



Thursday, May 16, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Pages

904 Manhattan Ave,
Manhattan Beach, CA Map



Friday, May 17, 2013, 4:00 PM

Meet and Greet

Bookshop Santa Cruz

1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA Map



Friday, May 17, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Towne Center Books

555 Main St
Pleasanton, CA Map



Saturday, May 18, 2013, 2:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Booksmart

80 E 2nd St 
Morgan Hill, CA Map



Sunday, May 19, 2013, 4:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Please come join me at this legendary bookstore.

Green Apple Books

506 Clement St.
San Francisco, CA Map



Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Books, Inc.

1760 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA Map



Friday, May 24, 2013, 10:00 AM

Book Discussion and Signing

Grass Roots

660 E Grove St
Reno, NV Map



Saturday, May 25, 2013, 4:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

The King's English

1511 S 1500 E
Salt Lake City, UT Map



Monday, May 27, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Dolly's Bookstore

510 Main Street
Park City, UT Map



Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 7:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

With my Colorado author friends Mark Stevens, Linda Joffe Hull, and Carter Wilson.

Boulder Bookstore

1107 Pearl St
Boulder, CO Map



June, 2013

Saturday, June 1, 2013, 11:00 AM

My Fairy Godmother

A conversation with the author who finally Let It Snow--who also happens to be one of my favorite writers of all time! Come hear how after eight novels, three agents, fifteen almost-offers and eleven years, Cover of Snow finally got published, and meet the great Nancy Pickard!

Mysteryscape

7309 W 80th Street
Overland Park, KS Map



Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 6:30 PM

A Thrilling Evening of Suspense

With authors Hank Phillippi Ryan and Bill Landay.

Cambridge Public Library

449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA Map



Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Once Upon a Crime

604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN Map



Thursday, June 20, 2013, 1:00 PM

Mississippi River Creative Writing Workshop

St. Cloud State University

51 8th St S
St. Cloud, MN Map



July, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013, 6:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Saturn Books

133 W Main Sreet
Gaylord, MI Map



Thursday, July 11, 2013 to Saturday, July 13, 2013

Thrillerfest

Grand Hyatt Hotel

109 E 42nd St
New York, NY Map



Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Mystery to Me

1863 Monroe Street
Madison, WI Map



Sunday, July 21, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Club Meetup

Foodies Omaha

351 North 78th Street
Omaha, NE Map



Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Off The Beaten Path

68 9th Steet
Steamboat Springs, CO Map



Friday, July 26, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Club Meetup

Lucky Perk Coffee

1630 S. Eagle Road
Meridian, ID Map



Saturday, July 27, 2013, 11:00 AM

Book Discussion and Signing

Rediscovered Books

180 N. 8th St
Boise, ID Map



Saturday, July 27, 2013, 4:30 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Looking Glass Books

1118 Adams Ave
La Grande, OR Map



August, 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 4:00 PM

Private Book Party

A dear writing friend is hosting what seems like everyone in town at her house.

Bend, OR



Thursday, August 15, 2013, 6:15 PM

Book Group

PHO 111

111 Tumwater Blvd, Suite 102
Tumwater, WA Map



Saturday, August 17, 2013, 4:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Cover to Cover Books

6300 NE St. James Rd., Suite 104B
Vancouver, WA Map



Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12:15 PM

Book Club Meetup

Elysian Brewing Company

1221 East Pike Street
Seattle, WA Map



Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:00 PM

An informal drop in

With one of the earliest bookstores to support Cover of Snow.

Seattle Mystery Bookshop

117 Cherry St.
Seattle, WA Map



Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Auntie's Bookstore

402 West Main Avenue
Spokane, WA Map



Thursday, August 29, 2013, 6:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Between The Covers

152 E Main St
Harbor Springs, MI Map



Friday, August 30, 2013, 2:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

McLean and Eakin

307 E Lake Street
Petoskey, MI Map



Saturday, August 31, 2013, 12:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Horizon Books

243 E Front St
Traverse City, MI Map



September, 2013

Saturday, September 14, 2013, 11:00 AM

One Writer’s Journey to Publication in Difficult Times

A talk for the Liberty States Fiction Writers.

Edison Public Library

340 Plainfield Avenue
Edison, NJ Map



Sunday, September 15, 2013, 6:00 PM

Group Author Night

Shade Bar

241 Sullivan St
New York, NY Map



Monday, September 16, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Mac's Backs

1820 Coventry Road
Cleveland Heights, OH Map



Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Discussion and Signing

Sand Lake Town Library

8428 Miller Hill Rd
Averill Park, NY Map



Thursday, September 26, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Club

By invitation only, but please send me an email if you'd like to attend.

Private Home

Morristown, NJ



Saturday, September 28, 2013, 11:30 AM

Book Reading and Discussion

On the Broad Street Stage

Woodbury Fine Arts Festival

Broad Street & Cooper Street
Woodbury, NJ Map



Saturday, September 28, 2013, 1:00 PM

Book Reading and Discussion

On the Railroad Avenue Stage

Woodbury Fine Arts Festival

Broad Street & Cooper Street
Woodbury, NJ Map



October, 2013

Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 6:00 PM

Book Club

By invitation only, but please send me an email if you'd like to attend.

Stoneking Physical Therapy and Wellness Center

333 North Main Street
Lambertville, NJ Map



November, 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 6:30 PM

How I Became a Mystery Writer

Mid-Manhattan Branch, New York Public Library

455 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY Map



Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Club

I have been known to drive pretty far for a book event, but I'll be doing this one by Skype.

Merrick Library

2279 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY Map



Monday, November 25, 2013, 7:30 PM

Book Club

By invitation only, but please send me an email if you'd like to attend.

Private Home

Summit, NJ



December, 2013

Sunday, December 8, 2013, 2:00 PM

A Traveling Author Returns Home

Morristown & Morris Township Library

1 Miller Rd
Morristown, NJ Map



Monday, December 9, 2013, 7:30 PM

Book Club

By invitation only, but please send me an email if you'd like to attend.

Private Home

East Windsor, NJ



Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 7:00 PM

Book Reading and Discussion

With authors Violet Snow and Alison Gaylin.

The Golden Notebook

29 Tinker St
Woodstock, NY Map