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The Mother of All Tours, 2020 (online)

The world's longest book tour has gone virtual! The good news is even if we aren't close, we can "see" each other and I hope you will join me at one or more of these fantastic events! More being added daily; please check back!

Events

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August, 2020

Saturday, August 8, 2020, 1:30 PM Central time zone!

Writers Group Chat


The Kansas SinC chapter, Border Crimes, which played a role in how I got published after thirteen long years!

Zoom

Kansas City, MO



Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 8:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Authors on the Air


I used to join Pam Stack on Authors on the Air weekly from the road while I was on the world's longest book tour so this will hardly feel any different--I'll just be at home! Talking to Pam and her audience is tops WHEREVER you are!

Click here to join!

blogtalkradio



Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Novels N Latte Book Club


Book blogger/reviewers are today's virtual WOM (Word of Mouth). This is a hometown, close-to-me-in-real-life group, and I can't wait to join them on Facebook! Hope you can be there too :)

Click here to join!

Facebook



Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 6:30 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event


Pub day for The Second Mother and the virtual launch takes place at this wonderful new-to-me bookstore! Wooooot, come celebrate with us!!!

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Page 158 Books/Zoom

Wake Forest, NC



Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Facebook Takeover


Book bloggers and reviewers are the best. I can't wait to get to know the members of this group.

Facebook



Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 12:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Author Jam


Dr. Shelley Plumb gets to the heart of the matter in her interviews--and her own book. I can't wait to hear what she asks when I Jam with her!

plumbtalkproductions.com



Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 7:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event


I pair with fellow domestic suspense writer Pamela Crane as I return to this favorite bookstore in the Triangle area!

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Quail Ridge Books/Zoom

Raleigh, NC



Thursday, August 20, 2020

Author Chat


Book blogger/reviewers are today's virtual WOM (Word of Mouth) and I love them. The Novel Bee is one of the buzziest groups on Facebook, and I can't wait to join them! Hope you can BEE there too :)

Click here to join!

The Novel Bee/Facebook



Friday, August 21, 2020

Author Chat


Book blogger/reviewers are today's virtual WOM (Word of Mouth) and I love them--particularly the women-supporting-women Tall Poppies, aiming for the sun. Author Kimberly Brock will be hosting me, and I can't wait to join in on Facebook! Hope you can be there too :)

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Tall Poppy Writers/Facebook



Monday, August 24, 2020, 6:30 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event


I have been to FoxTale with every release since my debut--when they had a coffin in the bookstore! (Ask me why!) This is sure to be a special one...next best thing to being in Georgia in person!

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Foxtale Books/Zoom

Woodstock, GA



Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Facebook Takeover

Facebook



Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 12:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Youth Writers Group


Libraries legit saved me as a child, and I will never turn down an invitation to go to one. Join me for this and learn why!

Click here to join the Zoom meeting!

New Rochelle Public Library/Zoom

New Rochelle, NY



Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 6:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event


Bookstore owner Kelly Justice said of my debut novel: "I ate this book..." which is exactly how I think of reading MY favorite books, so what an honor that was. Join me for what's bound to feel like a reunion!

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Fountain Bookstore/Online

Richmond, VA,



Thursday, August 27, 2020, 7:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Author Chat


Jessica Porter of Crossroad Reviews hosts me for one of the most unusual interactive formats I've seen in this brave new virtual world! Can't wait to experience it--and hope you will join in!

Click here to join to live YouTube stream.

YouTube



September, 2020

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 3:30 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event


Libraries legit saved me as a child, and I will never turn down an invitation to go to one. Join me for this and learn why!

Sign up here!

Middletown Township Public Library/Online

Middletown, NJ



Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 7:00 PM Central time zone!

In Conversation: The Importance of Place in Storytelling


I'm so excited to pair with literary luminary Kalisha Buckhanon at this new-to-me bookstore.

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Volumes Books

Chicago, IL



Thursday, September 3, 2020, 8:00 PM Central time zone!

Virtual Book Event


I was the first author at this bookstore's first event! My, do they have a place in my heart. If you join us, ask me what happened before I got published, that amazing hotel, and lucky number 168!

[Click here] to join the live stream!

Mystery to Me/Online

Madison, WI



Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 7:30 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event

[words] Bookstore

Maplewood, NJ



Monday, September 14, 2020, 7:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event


Libraries legit saved me as a child, and I will never turn down an invitation to go to one. Join me for this and learn why!

Library of the Chathams/Online

Chatham, NJ



Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 4:30 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event


Libraries legit saved me as a child, and I will never turn down an invitation to go to one. Join me for this and learn why! Also hear about life on a northern island...places that will always live in my heart.

Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard Libraries

Cape Cod, MA



Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 7:30 PM Eastern time zone!

Ask Me Anything


Friend and fellow thriller author Nina Sadowsky and I take to FB so you can Ask Us Anything...live! Prizes, secrets, fun!

Facebook



Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event


I was honored to be chosen for this beloved (and adorable) bookstore's book club! I love dissecting books with readers--especially mine :)

Macintosh Books/Online

Sanibel Island, FL



Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 8:00 PM Central time zone!

Super Awesome Sisterhood Book Club


I mean, does their name not say it all? And I get to go back (virtually) to one of my favorite cities in the midwest!

Online

Madison, WI



October, 2020

Friday, October 2, 2020, 6:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event

Malaprop's Bookstore

Asheville, NC



Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 7:30 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event

Watchung Booksellers

Montclair, NJ



Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 10:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event

Mysterious Galaxy

San Diego, CA



Friday, October 9, 2020, 8:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event

Old Firehouse Books

Fort Collins, CO



Monday, October 12, 2020, 7:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Rogue Reads


A conversation with the wonderful women of Rogue Reads.

Zoom



Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 7:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Virtual Book Event

Bethany Beach Books

Bethany Beach, DE



Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:00 PM Eastern time zone!

A Conversation with Stuart Turton


I'll be talking to Stuart Turton, a fellow Sourcebooks author.

Foxtale Books/Zoom

Woodstock, GA



Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:00 PM Eastern time zone!

Author Chat


I'll be interviewed by local author Elaine Viets.

Murder by the Beach

Delray Beach, FL



November, 2020

Saturday, November 14, 2020, 3:00 PM Eastern time zone!

One More Page


I'm helping to celebrate my friend E.A. Aymar on the launch of his new novel, THEY'RE GONE, along with the wonderful Hank Phillippi Ryan. The topic: "Writing a Book During a Pandemic."

One More Page

Arlington, VA