30th Anniversary Flathead River Writers Conference

Wow! Hard to believe my writers’ group, the Authors of the Flathead, has been putting on great conferences for 30 years!!!  This year’s event is October 15-17, 2021 and, for the first time ever, via ZOOM. That means no matter where you are, you can join in the festivities and meet new authors, editors, and agents, all from the comfort of your living room. Here’s a chat I had about the conference with radio pals John and Robin: KGEZ interview Visit Authors…

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Murder, Inc. – Montana authors share how they kill people…on the page!

Last year’s Labor Day book event at the Swan River was so much fun, let’s do it again. Please join me on Sunday, September 5, 12:30 p.m. in Bigfork, Montana on the lawn at Lake Baked Bakery/River View Bar for refreshments, fresh air, and a lively panel discussion about books, mayhem, and murder. My partners in crime for this occasion are mystery authors Leslie Budewitz, Christine Carbo, and Mark Leichliter. Looking for a new mystery? Our books will be for…

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Spotted in the Wild – Glacier Park International Airport

Seeing my books for sale in an airport gift shop is great fun! Roughly 5000 people per day travel through Glacier Park International Airport. That adds up to more that 300,000 visitors a year from around the world. Wow! I like to imagine readers carrying my books to far-flung places. Hope my stories make long plane trips go faster. Many thanks to Sue who sent me this photo!

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$.99 Summer Reading Sale!

Hello Canadian friends!  Please check out Kobo’s promotion for Eyes in the Sky July 29 through August 2, 2021 Only $.99!   NY Times bestseller Kat Martin calls Eyes in the Sky: “Well-plotted, fast-paced, a must for mystery lovers.”  Buy links:          Kobo         Kindle        Other online booksellers

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Magpies

Magpies are not my favorite bird. They’re striking with vivid blue-black and white plumage. But they’re also loud, annoying predators. I’ve had to rescue baby robins from them. I’m forever shooing them from the peanuts I set out for the squirrels. At a safe distance, they watch me through the sliding glass door and, as soon as I walk away, they swoop down to steal a nut. Then they perch on the fence calling, “Hey, human! Neener, neener, neener!” Brats.…

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Meet the Montana Women of Mystery

Montana authors Debbie Burke and Leslie Budewitz spill their best-kept secrets about getting away with murder……on the page, that is! Please join Debbie and Leslie for a lively conversation about thriller, mystery, and suspense novels at The Springs senior community in Whitefish, Montana on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 3 p.m. Debbie writes the Tawny Lindholm Thrillers with Passion series, featuring fast-paced twisty plots with quirky characters and snappy dialogue, set against the rugged scenery of Montana. Perfect summer reads…

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EYES IN THE SKY Spotted in the Wild

    Readers send me photos when they take my books on trips. How cool is that! My books have visited the Mediterranean, Greece, Russia, Estonia, Croatia, and now the Big Apple. Here’s Jon reading Eyes in the Sky (#3 in the Tawny Lindholm Thriller series). These beautiful skyline shots of New York City were taken during a stopover on his sailing voyage from Newport, Rhode Island to Annapolis, Maryland. A big thank you, Jon!     Taking a trip…

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COMING SOON! AUDIOBOOKS!

Here’s great news for readers who like to listen to books!  You asked for audio versions of  Tawny Lindholm Thrillers with a Heart…and Sass. They’re currently in production!  Meet my talented audiobook narrator, Eve Passeltiner. Eve is an award-winning actor/director with extensive stage and recording experience. She is hard at work recording book 1, Instrument of the Devil.  Stay tuned for release updates.  Meanwhile, you can buy the ebook at Amazon and other online retailers.  To purchase the paperback, visit Bad…

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Interview with a Prickly Protagonist

  Ever want to sit down and chat with a favorite fictional character? Assaph Mehr, an Australian author, developed an award-winning blog that does exactly that. The Protagonist Speaks publishes “celebrity couch interviews” with authors and their fictional characters. Recently Assaph hosted my interview with Tillman Rosenbaum, the aggressive, cynical attorney who’s the male lead in my Tawny Lindholm Thriller series. Warning: Tawny hasn’t had much luck tempering Tillman’s foul mouth, although she’s opened his soft underbelly. Hope you enjoy…

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