A Few Things to Crow AboutNews and updates about RMMWA and Our Members
Leslie Budewitz’s “With My Eyes” won a Lefty Award for Best Long Story. Congratulations, Leslie!
The second book in Becky Clark’s Mystery Writer’s Mysteries, Foul Play On Words, launches on April 8. Here’s to a successful birth!
The second novel in Kari Bovée’s Annie Oakley Mystery Series, Peccadillo at the Palace, comes out May 7.
Sue Hinkin’s Low Country Blood, number two in the Vega and Middleton mystery/thriller series, launches April 1.
Kris Neri’s latest novel, Hopscotch Life, a woman’s fiction novel about a quirky woman’s offbeat journey to self-acceptance, has been accepted for publication by Cherokee McGhee Publishing. Expected pub date is February 2020.
Catherine Dilts is a showcase author at the annual Mountain of Authors program in Colorado Springs. Other RMMWA members appearing are Shannon Lawrence and Barbara Nickless. This free event features presentations on writing and publishing, and local author book signings. Join us at the Pikes Peak Library District’s new facility on the north end of town, Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80901 on Saturday, April 27, 11 am to 5 pm. Click for more info.
Ambush by Barbara Nickless was released on March 19th. This is the third book in the Sydney Parnell mystery series.
Margaret Mizushima is thrilled to announce that Burning Ridge, her fourth Timber Creek K-9 mystery, has been named to the Best Books of 2018 list by Kings River Life, and has been listed as a finalist in the mystery category in the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards, the Colorado Book Awards, and the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Book Awards. Margaret’s fifth episode, Tracking Game, will release November 12, 2019, and she has signed a contract for a sixth book to be released fall of 2020.
David Heska Wanbli Weiden recently sold his thriller, Winter Counts, along with the next book in the series, Wounded Horse, to Ecco/HarperCollins. Winter Counts, to be released in 2020, is the story of a local Native American enforcer on the Rosebud Indian Reservation who becomes obsessed with finding and stopping the dealer who is bringing increasingly dangerous drugs into his community. It’s a Native American thriller, an examination of the broken criminal justice system on reservations, and a meditation on Native identity.
Cathy O’Connell’s most recent book, The Last Night Out, comes out in paperback from Black Thorn Books on May 1. The Spanish translation, Confidencias y Traiciones, Planeta publisher, will be released April 1. It’s also being translated in Portugal, Brazil, Italy, France, and Germany.Her new book, First Tracks, whose protagonist is an Aspen ski patrol women, comes out in the UK March 29, US July 1. Severn House publisher.
- Friday, April 15
Denver Book Bar
CBA finalist readings
Saturday, April 16
“Write What You Don’t Know”
Pikes Peak Library District
Mountain of Authors