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RAD Reading Podcast Episode 23: Roni Loren, Dawn Alexander, Jessica Snyder and I talk reading recommendations
“Two Tamales, One Tokarev, and a Lifetime of Broken Promises” wins the 2022 Derringer Award for best novelette
“Zebras” from The Tattered Blue Line is named best short mystery of the week
“Secrets We Share” is nominated for the Daphne du Maurier Award for excellence in Mystery/ Suspense
Chesapeake Crimes Magic is Murder cover reveal
“Two Tamales, One Tokarev, and a Lifetime of Broken Promises” is a RAD Reading Podcast Recommendation
Sisters in Crime Chessie Chapter’s third Mystery Author Extravaganza
Reston Regional Library (Virtual Event)
BookFest Panel: Thrills, Chills and Red Herrings
Sisters In Crime: To Make a Long Story Short with the Alexandria Library
“River” wins 2021 Derringer award
The Beat of Black Wings: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Joni Mitchell nominated for the Anthony award for best anthology
“Mary Poppins Didn’t Have Tattoos” and “River” named finalists for the 2021 Derringer award
“Mary Poppins Didn’t Have Tattoos” ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Quarterfinalist
September 8-11, 2022
Bouchercon Mystery Convention
Sisters in Crime Chessie Chapter’s second Mystery Author Extravaganza held virtually at the Reston Regional Library which recaps my stories for 2020.
Washington Independent Review of Books includes Mickey Finn 21st Century Noir in their list of Holiday Crime Fiction Reads.
Malice Domestic 14: Mystery Most Edible wins the Anthony award for best anthology.
Malice Domestic 14: Mystery Most Edible, which includes “The Secret Blend,” is nominated for an Anthony Award.
Noir-At-The-Bar and “The Final Course.”
BOLO Books Review highlights “The River” from The Beat of Black Wings.
“The Retirement Plan” named Top 10 finalist for the 2019 EQMM Readers Award.
“Armadillo by Morning,” Short-Listed Finalist for the Bill Crider Prize.
BOLO Books Review: Noir-At-The-Bar and “The Final Course.”
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine May podcast features, “Duty, Honor, Hammett.”
“Duty, Honor, Hammett” wins the 2018 EQMM Readers Award.
Interview with DIY MFA founder and instigator, Gabriela Pereira.
Honored to be interviewed by the amazing D.A. Bartley at Miss Demeanors. We talked about writing, life, and lessons learned along the way.