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Sister in Crime Desert Sleuths- Celebrating Launch of Rhys Bowen’s THE TWELVE CLUES OF CHRISTMAS & Accepting Submissions for 2013 Anthology, SOwEST: CRIME TIME

Sister in Crime- Celebrating Launch of Rhys Bowen’s THE TWELVE CLUES OF CHRISTMAS & Accepting Submissions for 2013 Anthology, SOwEST: CRIME TIME

Sisters in Crime member Rhys Bowen invites you join her at the Poisoned Pen Bookstore, November 8th at 7:30 p.m. to celebrating the launch of The Twelve Clues of Christmas, sharing lots of fun stuff about old English Christmas traditions and English Christmas goodies! The address is 4014 N Goldwater Blvd STE 101, Scottsdale, AZ 85251.

Also a reminder that the Desert Sleuths are now accepting submissions for the 2013 anthology, SOWEST: CRIME TIME.SoWest: Crime Time. Complete submission guidelines can be found on the Desert Sleuths’ website. http://www.desertsleuths.com.


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Kris Neri Author- REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES’ SAKE, A TRACY EATON MYSTERY

REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES’ SAKE, A TRACY EATON MYSTERY

by Kris Neri

Book 3 in the Agatha, Anthony, Macavity Award-nominated Tracy Eaton Mystery Series

Tracy cheers when her stuffy husband, Drew, loosens up enough to rearrange the nose of his boorish boss, Ian Dragger. But Drew becomes suspect numero uno when Ian is found floating face down in the Eatons’ pool deader than disco.

Help arrives- Tracy’s own mother, zany movie star Martha Collins, and her rigid-with-dignity mother-in-law, Chariotte Eaton. And when the mothers get together, the fireworks go off.

When the bodies in the pool stack up like timber in a logging camp, with Drew dodging jailhouse blows, and the media dogging her every step, Tracy fears that even her wildest antics won’t be enough to save him.

“I’ll take Tracy Eaton over Stephanie Plum any day of the week.”- Bill Fitzhugh, author of PEST CONTROL

“So much fun, it ought to be a crime!”

“A witty glimpse at insider Hollywood with a spunky, no-nonsense heroine, the mover-star mother from hell and a cast of big egos. A fun and fast-pace read.” – Rhys Bowen, author of the Royal Spyness and Molly Murphy mysteries

http://www.krisneri.com

Published by Cherokee McGhee Publishing

http://www.cherokeemcghee.com

ISBN 13:978-0-9799694-5-4

“Wacky, witty, wise and wonderful…readers will laugh their way through non-stop action, zany characters and a madcap plot worthy of the the silver screen.”- Hank Phillippi Ryan, author of DRIVE TIME

Also by Kris Neri…

HIGH CRIMES ON THE MAGICAL PLANE
A Lefty-Award-nominee from Red Coyote Press

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Betty Webb- THE ANTEATER OF DEATH, The anteater was framed!

      The Anteater was framed! 

      THE ANTEATER OF DEATH

      by Betty Webb 

      But if Lucy, the prenant Giant Anteater from Belize, didn’t kill the man found dead in her enclosure, who did?  California zookeeper Teddy Bentley must find the real murderer before her furry friend is shipped off to another zoo in disgrace. 

      Then another human bites the dust, the monkeys riot, and the wolves go nuts.  Things get worse when the snooty folks at Gunn Landing Harbor attempt to evict Teddy from the Merlee, her beloved houseboat.  That’s just the beginning.  Her father, on the lam from the Febs for embezzling millions, gets targeted by a local gangster; and Caro, Teddy’s socialite mother, a former beauty queen who loathes Teddy’s dangerous job, starts intoducing her to “eligible bachelors.”  But Teddy has already given her heart to Sheriff Joe Rejas, a migrant worker’s son.  Caro is not pleased. 

      Zoo life, animal lore, and the leaky ups and downs of Central Coast California houseboat living create a thrilling backdrop for murder. 

      “A warm and unconventional heroine (and a) colofur supporting case.  Bebb deftly weaves zoological lore into a fast-moving plot.”  Publishers Weekly. 

      “Web (‘Desert Cat’ 2008, etc.) kicks off her new series with a bright heroine and an appealingly off beat setting: a firm foundation later episodes can build on.”  Kirkus Reviews

      “I’ve been impressed with Betty Webb’s edgy mysteries about the Southwest, so I was surprised to find she has a softer side and wecked sense of humor in a book that can only be described as High Society meets Zoo Quest!  A highly enjoyable read.”  Rhys Bowen, author of the award-winning MOLLY MURPHY and HER ROYAL SPNESS mysteries

      Betty Webb is the author of the prize-winning Lena Jones mystery series.  Before beginning write full time, Betty was a journalist, interviewing everyone from U.S. presidents, astronauts who walked on the moon, and Nobel Prize-winners.  She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, the National Federation of Press Women, and volunteers at the highly-regarded Phoenix Zoo. 

      Learn about Lucy the Anteater at www.bettywebb-zoomystery.com

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News from the Arizona Book Publishing Association of Southern Arizona-Book Fair, Holiday Party, Annual Conference

Friends and Members of the Arizona Book Publishing Association in Southern Arizona: * November 16: SSA Holiday Book Fair * December 3: ABPA Holiday Party * February 28, 2009: ABPA Annual Conference --------- * November 16: SSA Holiday Book Fair 12-4 PM, Four Points Sheraton, Tucson "Get your Holiday shopping done early" Instead of our normal forum, SSA will hold its Fourth Annual Holiday Book Fair at the Four Points Sheraton Conference Center from Noon until 4pm,featuring two Award-Winning Guest authors: Rhys Bowen (IMBA #1 best Seller HER ROYAL SPYNESS, THE ROYAL PAIN, Molly Murphy Mysteries) and Virginia Nosky (BLUE TURQUOISE, WHITE SHELL-IPPY Gold Medal, First place Glyph trophy Arizona Book Publishing Association). This event is open to the public. To attend and is a fabulous venue to sell your books. We will have door prizes to give away to the public and a fun Holiday atmosphere to get them in the gift-buying mood. But it's up to YOU, SSA Members, to make this a great success! Tell everyone you know to come and find that unique gift for someone special. All genres will be represented-Children's Books, Mysteries, Romance, Historicals, Non-fiction-so there will be something for everyone. Don't forget-no forum, just BOOK FAIR! Sunday, November 16, noon till 4PM at the Four Points Conference Center, 1900 East Speedway (At Campbell) Tucson. 

http://www.ssa-az.org/wwcurrent.htm

------------ * December 3: ABPA Holiday Party 5:30 p.m., Burton Barr Central Library-4th Floor, 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ Potluck Celebration Event! Registration (by Nov. 28): $10 per person Register: www.AZBookPub.com Please bring a dish to share. Utensils will be provided. Advance payment is required; no refunds after the registration deadline. Season's Greetings from ABPA! http://azbookpub.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/2008hpflyer.pdf ------------ *

     February 28, 2009: ABPA Annual Conference "Realities of Publishing: Preparing for Changes in the Industry" Jobing.com,

4747 N. 22nd St. #100, Phoenix, Arizona The Arizona Book Publishing Association presents: In today's economy, publishers must work smarter to create a more successful company. Making smart choices about editing, design, production and printing puts you on the right path. But what about distribution, electronic publishing and foreign rights? Discover the latest on how publishers can create best-selling products and market them to earn a better bottom line at this year's ABPA annual conference. Mark your calendar now for February 28, 2009 (moved from October), and join us! For advertising opportunities at the Conference, please contact Penny Callmeyer 623-465-8760 cpennyc@msn.com. http://azbookpub.com/events/annual-conference/

 

----------- Robert Casler, ABPA So. Arizona Chapter Chair

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Society of Southwestern Authors-from their newsletter THE WRITE WORD

October Awards Luncheon for SSA Writer’s Contest will be held on October 19 between 11:30-2:00 p.m. at the Four Points Sheraton (Speedway and Campbell) in Tucson, Arizona.  Please R.S.VP by Wednesday before the event.  Call 520-546-9382 or forums@ssa-az.org.  $20 paid at the door includes lunch and program.

The Society for Southwestern Authors will hold its Fourth Annual Holiday Book Fair at the Four Points Sheraton Conference Center on November 16, 08 from Noon until 4 p.m., featuring two Award-Winning Guest Authos: Rhys Bowen (IMBA #1 best seller HER ROYAL SPYNESS, THE ROYAL PAIN, MOLLY MUPHY MYSTERIES) and Virginia Nosky (BLUE TURQUOISE, WHITE SHELL–IPPY Gold Medal, First place Glyph trophy Arizona Book Publishing Association).  Registration deadline for a table is November 1.  For more information email Jude Johnson at judejb@comcast.net

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