The San Diego Festival of Books will be held Aug. 25, from 10 am to 5 pm, at Venues Liberty Station (more information about the event here ). Last year’s inaugural festival was a great success, with more than 10,000 attending. This year’s should be even larger. Liberty Station is a beautiful venue, with plentiful eateries […] Find out more »

T. Jefferson Parker in conversation with Glen Erik Hamilton

A SoCal MWA JOINT MEETING WITH SISTERS IN CRIME ORANGE COUNTY 1:00 Enjoy lunch with fellow mystery readers & writers 2:00 T. Jefferson Parker interview, Q&A, and book signing T. Jefferson Parker won the Edgar award three times—for the novels Silent Joe and California Girl, as well as for a short story. He is the […] Find out more »

Save the Date for the SoCal MWA Gumbo Party!

The annual MWA SoCal Gumbo Party, graciously hosted once again by Master Chef Bill Fitzhugh and his wife Kendall, will be held  Saturday, October 27. Join us in Woodland Hills (Los Angeles) for great food, great company, and Craig Westerson’s famous home-brewed ale. This is a truly unique event—arguably our most popular of the year!—and it’s absolutely free for […] Find out more »

Luncheon at the Tam O’Shanter (Los Angeles, CA) — Cold Case Investigation! The Colder the Case, the Hotter the Story.

Cold Case Investigation! The Colder the Case, the Hotter the Story. In 1986, newlywed Sherri Rasmussen was murdered in her home. The Los Angeles Police Department presumed two scenarios: 1) her husband did it, or 2) intruders did it. Husbands are often the perpetrators of spousal murders. Yet, there had been an uptick of residential […] Find out more »

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