Platt Library Author Panel

with Connie Di Marco, Paul D. Marks and Dr. Ellizabeth Harris

1:30 pm

Assistance League Author's Luncheon

with Fred Andresen, Marcia Clark, and Dennis Palumbo

Todes Schuld (The Dark Before Dawn) is Random House (Germany)

Editor's Best Picks "Book of the Month"


Winner of the General Fiction Award

of the 2016 Amsterdam Book Festival

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The Dark Before Dawn

Troubled homicide detective Gabriel McRay confronts his nemesis Victor Archwood at the killer’s trial. A surprise twist during the proceedings sets a course for Archwood to claim his ultimate revenge on the detective, whom he blames for ruining his life. In a trap that combines Archwood’s theatrical skills and criminal genius, Gabriel is forced to face his psychological demons once again and play a deadly cat and mouse game with a murderous opponent who will stop at nothing to achieve the detective’s total destruction. 

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June 24


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Santa Monica Library/Ocean Park Branch

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California Writer's Club

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LA Resort Author Panel

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Deep into Dusk

May 1


California Crime Writer's Conference Visibility Panel : How to Get Known

May 13


"Here is  a collection of tremors; stories where in some way the ground is shifting"

Michael Connelly

June 10-11


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April 29


The Last Bookstore

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Launch Party for  "LAst Resort"

A Sisters in Crime Anthology

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Contains 16 mystery shorts including Laurie's  "The Ride of Your Life"

June 17


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Dec. 2


Glendale  Central Library Grand Reopening and Author Festival