2015-2016 Calendar

January 2016

January 15th – Friends of the Huntington Beach Library Authors’ Luncheon


Click here for more information


March 2016

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Sunday March 13, Speaking at the Los Angeles Chapter of the Historical Novel Society, Du-Pars Restaurant in Pasadena, 12:30-3:30pm

April 2016

Literary Orange 2016

April 2, 2016 – Click here for more information

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June 2016

June 12, El Segundo Author Fair at the El Segundo Public Library

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June 29, El Segundo Evening Book Discussion Group

July 2016

July 5th, 2016 – Paperback release for The Memory Painter

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July 10, 2016 – Lady Jane’s Salon reading at The Ripped Bodice in Culver City 4-6pm

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July 6-12 Blog Tour with Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tour

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July Book Tour with TLC Book Tours

September 2016

Southern California Writers’ Conference ~ more info to come

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October 2016

October 5th, 2016 – Literary Salon with the Woman’s Club of Hermosa Beach

October 15th, 2016 – Reading Educators’ Guild Cal State Fullerton Author Breakfast, more info to come…



Previous Events  2014 – 2015

September 2014:

Friday, September 19 @ 11:30am – Attending Ladies, Lunch & Literacy Event to hear Five Days Left author Julie Lawson Timmer speak at Tin Roof Bistro, Manhattan Beach, CA

Saturday, September 20 @ 9:30am – Attending Women & Words 2014, West LA

October 2014:

Friday 10/17- Sunday 10/19 – Attending CPAK2014, Conference on Precession and Ancient Knowledge, Rancho Mirage, CA

Tuesday 10/28 – Words Without Borders Gala,  New York 

November 2014:

Thursday – Sunday 11/13-11/16, Bouchercon 2014, Murder at the Beach, Long Beach CA

Saturday 11/15, Bouchercon 2014, I will be doing an Author Focus Session at 2:30pm – How to Survive Queryland & the Slush Pile. Hope to see you there!

Bouchercon 2014

April 2015

Saturday, April 18th,  4-6pm – ARC Giveaway & Signing! 


With LARA, Los Angeles Romance Authors, at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Booth number 916, “Black Zone” near L.A. Times Stage in Alumni Park

Exhibitor Map: http://s4.goeshow.com/imgworldwide/book_festival/2015/MAP/Exhibitor Key 2015.pdf

Tuesday, April 28th, 7:30pm – THE LAUNCH PARTY!

The Last Bookstore, Downtown Los Angeles

*Online: Sunday 4/26 – Guest Post, WriterUnboxed – The Story Iceberg

May 2015

Friday, May 1, 11:30am – Book Luncheon!

A Ladies, Lunch & Literacy event from Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

at Petros, Manhattan Beach, to make reservations click here.

Friday, May 8, 7pm – Reading

Brazos Bookstore, Houston TX

Sunday, May 17, 9:30am-3:30pm, Guest Panelist

Books Are Better Shared, a day with book lovers, book club leaders, and authors, at  Norman Murray Community Center, Mission Viejo CA

Thursday, May 28, 7:30pm – Reading

Pages Bookstore, Manhattan Beach

Sunday, May 31, 3:00pm – Goodreads Online Discussion

With The Life of a Book Addict 

 June 2015

June 1-7, Online Blog Tour with MMSAI

June 1st Ex Libris
June 2nd Insane About Books
June 3rd Taking It One Book At A Time
June 4th A Dream Within A Dream
June 5th LuLo FanGirl
June 6th Curling Up With A Good Book
June 7th Swoony Boys Podcast

Wednesday, June 10 – Next Steps radio show with Jenny Milchman & the ITW, 8-9pm Eastern, (5-6pm Pacific)

Friday, June 26 – Sunday, June 28 – Historical Novel Society 2015 North American Conference in Denver, CO

Saturday – June 27 – Book signing at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Hotel’s Atrium, 5-7pm **Open to non-conference attendees as well.


July 2015

Friday, July 10 – Saturday, July 11 – ThrillerFest X, New York NY

Thursday, July 16 – Book’d In Burbank, a night of author readings


Wednesday, July 22 – Barnes & Noble, Torrance CA, Reading & Signing 


August 2015

Tuesday, August 4th – Redondo Beach Library Reading, 6:30-7:30pm

October 2015

Litquake – San Francisco 

New Voices – October 10, 12:45-2:30

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First-time Authors Reveal All, October 12, 3pm

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Texas Book Festival – Austin – October 17-18 – Details to come!

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November 2015

Palos Verdes Author Fair, November 21, 10am-1pm

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Loscon42, Los Angeles, November 27-28

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FRI 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm: To Publish or Not To Publish

FRI 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm: The Romantic Timetraveler

SAT 10:00 am – 11:30 am: Death

December 2015

Manhattan Beach Library – Author Talk, 12/2 at 6:30-7:30pm

Reading & discussion for The Memory Painter