Ashland Mystery Readers Group

 author lectures and signings
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mystery readers and writers in Southern Oregon,
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Cara Black

Saturday April 7, 7:30p Bloomsbury Books, Ashland
Sunday April 8, 10a Barnes and Noble, Medford

Back by popular demand, celebrate Cara's seventh Amíee Leduc mystery, Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis published March 2007 by Soho Crime

 author's website | press release | flyer | YouTube

Rhys Bowen

Friday May 11, 2007 at 7:30p
Bloomsbury Books, Ashland
Saturday May 12, 2007 at 2p
Barnes and Noble, Medford

Three series to enjoy by this talented author: the Constable Evans series, set in Wales which has been optioned by BBC, the Molly Murphy mysteries and now Her Royal Spyness

author's website | flyer | press release

Wohlforth's short story, The Masseusse, was selected by editor Harlan Coben Tim Wohlforth

Friday June 15, 2007 at 6p
Pioneer Hall on Winburn Way in Ashland

The Art and Allure of the Short Story -- a workshop on reading and writing the mystery short story by Pushcart Prize nominee Tim Wohlforth, published in anthologies such as Relationships Can Be Murder and others and magazines including Futures Magazine, Detective Mystery Magazine and others. Read Wohlforth's The Masseuse in Death Do Us Part, edited by Harland Coben.

author's website | flyer | press release | Tim Wohlforth on YouTube


Denise Hamilton

Friday August  10, 2007 at 6p Bookwagon, Ashland
Friday August 10, 2007 at 9a Jefferson Exchange
Saturday August 11, 2007 at 4p Barnes and Noble, Medford

Author of the Eve Diamond mysteries, Hamilton writes from experience as an award winning journalist with 10 years at the LA Times and with the smarts of a Fulbright Scholar. She is also editor of Los Angeles Noir, published in 2007 by Akashic Press. L.A. Noir offers tales of crime and passion and betrayal set in the birthplace of noir from some of the most innovative and celebrated writers working today.

 author's website | flyer | press release | Denise Hamilton on YouTube

Prisoner of Memory
Stan Jones

Blood Booze and Bingo on the Tundra:
Inupiat Investigator Nathan Active

Saturday September  15, 2007 at 6p
Book Talk at Bookwagon, Ashland
Friday September 14, 2007 at 6p
Signing at Barnes and Noble, Medford

Nathan Active is an Alaskan state trooper, an Inupiat born in remote Chukchi but raised in Anchorage by a white couple. The vast, bewildering space that is Alaska comes alive as do the problems, hopes and dreams of native Alaskan peoples.   author's website | flyer | press release | YouTube

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last updated 10/5/09