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Events

Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 1:30 – 2:45PM
Panel Moderator, Thriller: Secrets of the Craft with John Lescroart, Thomas Rydahl, Bradley Spinelli, and Chuck Wendig
David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room
Bay Area Book Festival
Berkeley, CA

Thursday, June 29, 2017 | 7:30PM
Introducing Barry Eisler at Launch of Zero Sum
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-324-4321

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 7:30PM
In Conversation with Jonathan Safran Foer
Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
650-223-8649

Friday, July 14, 2017
Panelist, "Twitter Wars, Sabotage or Full-On Watergate: Politics in Thrillers"
Thrillerfest
Grand Hyatt
New York, NY




Past Events

Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 11:00AM - 3:30PM
Lunch with the Authors
Santa Clara Valley Chapter, Brandeis National Committee
Villa Ragusa
Campbell, CA 95008

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Writers' Week
Los Altos High School
Los Altos, CA 94022

Monday, November 7, 2016
In Conversation with Melodie Howe Johnson: 7:30PM
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA
650-324-4321

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Author Gala with Lynn Carey, Terry Shames, and Claire Booth: 7:00PM
Del Valle Theater
1963 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA
925-280-3980, ext. 4133

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Panel Moderator, "Real Cool World: Thrillers": 4:30 PM
Bouchercon World Mystery Conference
Mardi Gras
Marriott Hotel
New Orleans, LA

Saturday, July 9, 2016
Panelist, "Medieval, Renaissance, or World War II: Historical Thrillers"
ThrillerFest
Grand Hyatt
New York, NY

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Writers' Week
Los Altos High School
Los Altos, CA 94022

Sunday, March 13, 2016
Panel Moderator, "Evil Lurks in Silicon Valley": 5:00 PM
In Conversation with Joyce Carol Oates: 7:00 PM
Litquake 2016
Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, California

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | 11:00AM - 1:00PM
AAUW Author's Lunch
California Café
Old Town Shopping Center
Los Gatos, CA 95030
408-358-2262

Sunday, October 10, 2015 | 2:30PM
Panel Moderator, "High Tech / High Concept in Mystery"
Bouchercon World Mystery Conference
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
Raleigh, North Carolina

Saturday, July 11, 2015 | 1:00PM
Panelist, "Berettas, Bombs, and Balloons"
ThrillerFest
Grand Hyatt
New York City

Saturday, June 27, 2015 | 1:00 – 5:00PM
Panel Moderator, "It's Not Me, Babe" with Laurie R. King, David Corbett, Seth Harwood, and Terry Shames
Mystery Thriller Saturday: An Afternoon of Chaos, Killing, Crime, and Kidnapping
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-324-4321

Saturday, November 29, 2014 | 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Small Business Saturday
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-324-4321

Friday, November 14, 2014
(1) Panel Moderator, "Living Vicariously" | 11:30AM
(2) Panelist, "Murder in Cyberspace" | 3:00PM
Bouchercon World Mystery Conference
Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, CA 90802

Sunday, November 9, 2014 | Noon
Panel on Independent Publishing
California Library Association Conference
Oakland Convention Center
Oakland, CA 94607

Monday, November 3, 2014 | 2:00PM
From Capitol Hill to Temple Mount
Peninsula Jewish Community Center
800 Foster City Boulevard
Foster City, CA 94404

Sunday, November 2, 2014 | 5:00PM
Temple Mount Book Launch
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-324-4321

Sunday, August 17, 2014 | 3:00PM
LitQuake Palo Alto 2014
Genre Fiction: On the Fringes?
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94301
650-223-8700

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | 7:00PM
Monthly Book Club
Village House of Books
326 Village Lane
Los Gatos, CA 95030
408-354-6600

Saturday, July 12, 2014 | 4:00PM
Panel Master: "Is the Cold War Hot Again?" with Raymond Benson, Joseph Finder, Maria Gustafsson, Gayle Lynds, D.L. Wilson
ThrillerFest
Grand Hyatt, New York City

Saturday, June 21, 2014 | 1:00 - 5:30PM
In conversation with Barry Eisler and moderating panel with Catriona McPherson, Cara Black, Sheldon Siegel, and Alan Jacobson
Mystery Thriller Saturday: An Afternoon of Chaos, Killing, Crime, and Kidnapping
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-324-4321

Saturday, April 30, 2014 | 7:00PM
Introducing Dara Horn, winner of two National Jewish Book Awards
Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Wednesday, March 22, 2014 | 1:30PM
Panel Moderator, "Thrillers: What's New (and What's Not!)" with Timothy Hallinan, Sophie Littlefield, David Morrell, and Michael Sears
Left Coast Crime
Portola Hotel and Spa
Monterey, CA 93940

Wednesday, February 17, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Panelist, "Sea Change -- The ePublishing Transformation"
Downtown Library
270 Forest Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 | 7:00PM
Mystery Authors' Night with Cara Black, Sheldon Siegel, and Keith Raffel
Village House of Books
326 Village Lane
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Launching Paper-and-Ink Version of A Fine and Dangerous Season
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Sunday, October 12, 2013 | 4:00 PM
Reading with Harriet Scott Chessman, Meg Waite Clayton, Michelle Richmond, Ellen Sussman, Marilyn Yalom
Litquake Peninsula
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Saturday, September 7, 2013 | 1:00 PM
Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down! Panel with Gillian Roberts and Sophie Littlefield
Sisters in Crime Northern California
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Boulevard
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Saturday, July 13, 2013 | 2:00PM
Panel: Is the Cold War Hot Again?: with Jamie Freveletti, Joe Finder, Alex Berenson, Gayle Lynds, Andrew Kaplan
ThrillerFest
Grand Hyatt, New York City

Saturday, March 9, 2013 | 10:30AM
Speaker, "Finding Mystery in History: Former Senate Intelligence Counsel Turns Thriller Writer"
Redding Writers' Forum
Redding, CA

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 | 12:30PM
Speaker, "The Story Behind the Story: Writing A Fine and Dangerous Season" 
Palo Alto Fellowship Forum
Sheraton Hotel
Palo Alto, CA

Monday, January 7, 2013 | 11AM
Speaker, "Where to Write, How to Write, What to Write"
Channing House
Palo Alto, CA

Sunday, October 7, 2012 | 9AM
Panel Moderator, "Red Herrings"
Bouchercon World Mystery Conference
Cleveland Marriott Renaissance
24 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio

Saturday, September 22, 2012 | 10.30 AM
Panelist, "Stars of the Show: Characterization, Heroes and Villains" with Rhys Bowen and Robin Burcell
Northern California Crime Writing Conference
1 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

Sunday, August 26, 2012 | 6:00PM
Panelist, "Silicon Valley: A Sense of Place," moderated by Leslie Berlin
JCC Litquake Crawl
Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Friday, July 13, 2012 | 9:00 AM
Panelist, "Would You Make a Good Spy?" moderated by Gayle Lynds
ThrillerFest
Grand Hyatt Hotel
New York City

March 29 - April 1, 2012
Three Panels (In the Nick of Time, Men of Mystery, Spy vs. Spy)
Left Coast Crime
Sheration Grand Hotel,
Sacramento, CA

Sunday, March 4, 2012 | 2:15PM
"Murder She Wrote"
Moderator for a panel of three Bay Area crime fiction
novelists — Cara Black, Rita Lakin, and Lisa Lutz
Peninsula Jewish Community Center
800 Foster City Boulevard
Foster City, CA 94404
Call 650-212-7522 to register (code: 31788)

Monday, June 20, 2011 | 7PM
Three Jewish Crime Writers
with Seth Harwood and David Del Bourgo
Books Inc.
60 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA
(510) 525-7777

Sunday, April 10, 2011 | 11 AM
Panel Moderator
Peninsula Volunteers' 20th Annual Authors Salon
Fourth Street Summit Center
88 South 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95192
(650) 326-0665

Thursday, December 23, 2010 | 11 AM
Book Signing
Borders
456 University Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 326-3670

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 | 12 noon
Talk and Workshop
NetOptics
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Saturday, November 27, 2010 | 11 AM
Book Signing
Borders
456 University Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 326-3670

Saturday, November 20, 2010 | 1 PM
Sisters in Crime
Rancho Meeting Room
Rancho Cordova Library
9845 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 264-2700

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 | 12 noon
Talk: "“Silicon Valley Can Be a Dangerous Place”
Sons in Retirement
Mountain View, CA 94043

Monday, November 1, 2010 | 11 AM
Channing House
850 Webster Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 943001

Saturday, October 30, 2010
Men of Mystery
Irvine Marriott Hotel
18000 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine, CA 92612
(714) 524-0817

Thursday, October 14, 2010 | 4:30 PM
Panel Discussion on "The Most Deadly Species"
Bouchercon by the Bay
Hyatt Regency
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111

Sunday, April 25, 2010 | 11 AM
Peninsula Volunteers Authors Salon
4th Street Summit Center
88 S. Fourth St.
San Jose, CA 95172
(408) 998-1900

Saturday, March 6, 2010 | 4 PM
Authors on the Move
Hyatt Regency
1209 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 443-1234

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Career Month
Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Saturday, February 27, 2010 | Noon
AAUW Authors' Luncheon
Michaels at Shoreline
1900 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View 94041
(650) 380-3617

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 | 2:40PM
Library
St. Francis High School
Mountain View, CA 94040

Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Writers' Week
Los Altos High School
Los Altos, CA 94022

Saturday, January 30, 2010 | 7 PM
Feast of Jewish Learning
Congregation Beth Am
26790 Arastradero Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
415-751-6983 x223

Saturday, January 30, 2010 | 11 AM
Mystery on the Menu
Cerritos Library
18025 Bloomfield Avenue
Cerritos, CA 90703
562-916-1350

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 | 9:30 AM
All-School Assembly
Kehillah Jewish High School
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Saturday, November 21 | 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Men of Mystery Conference
Irvine Marriott
18000 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine, CA 92612
949-553-0100

Friday, November 13 | 7 PM
Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium
1313 Newell Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
650-329-2436

Wednesday, November 11 | 6 PM
Stanford Bookstore
519 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3003
650-329-1217

Thursday, November 5 | 7 PM
M is for Mystery*
86 East Third Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401
650-401-8077

Wednesday, November 4 | 7:30 PM
Books Inc*
301 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-428-1234

Tuesday, November 3 | 7 PM
Book Passage*
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
415-927-0960

Monday, November 2 | 7 PM
Discussion hosted by Janet Rudolph of Mystery Readers International*
Berkeley, CA

Sunday, November 1 | 3 PM
Oakland Library*
125 14th Street
Oakland, CA
510-238-3136

Saturday, October 31 | 1:30 PM
Mystery Bookstore*
1036-C Broxton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-209-0415

Saturday, October 31 | 11 AM
Mysteries to Die For*
2940 Thousand Oaks Boulevard
Thousand Oaks, California 91362
805-374-0084

Friday, October 30 | 5 PM
Redondo Beach Library*
303 N. Pacific Coast Highway
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 318-0675

Friday, October 30 | Afternoon
Book'em Mysteries* (Drop-in signing)
1118 Mission St.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
626-799-9600

Thursday, October 29 | 4PM
Orinda Books
276 Village Sq
Orinda, CA 94563-2578
925-254-7606

Thursday, October 22 | 7 PM
A Great Good Place for Books
6120 LaSalle Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
510-339-8210

Thursday, October 22 | 7 PM
A Great Good Place for Books
6120 LaSalle Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
510-339-8210

Wednesday, October 21 | 12 Noon
Borders Bookstore (Signing only)
500 1st Street
Davis, CA 95616
530-750-3723

Tuesday, October 20 | 7:30 PM
Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-324-4321

October 15-18
Bouchercon World Mystery Conference
Hyatt Regency
Indianapolis, IN

Wednesday, October 14 | 6 PM
Foul Play Mystery Bookshop
27 E College Ave
Westerville, OH 43081-2101
614-818-2583

*Appearing with the talented and award-winning author Libby Fischer Hellmann