Events, interviews, and blog posts are in reverse chronological order:
August 17, 2013 - I'll be one of the authors featured at The Wolfe Island Scene of the Crime Festival on beautiful Wolfe Island in the St. Lawrence River. Sign up for a fabulous one-day conference, including a church dinner and church lady pie (baked by church ladies, that is, not containing church ladies, for anyone who was concerned about the matter)!
June 4, 2013 - The Third Threadville Mystery, Thread and Buried, arrives in stores! Welcome back to Threadville!
May 29, 2013 - I read aloud from Threaded for Trouble at the Bony Blithe Gala
May 19, 2013 - Check out my recipe for hot fudge sauce on Mystery Lovers' Kitchen.
May 6, 2013 - I was one of the mystery authors signing at the Festival of Mystery, Oakmont, Pennsylvania!
May 3 - 5, 2013 - I could be found among the partygoers, ahem, the serious mystery writers and fans at the annual Malice Domestic Convention in Bethesda, Maryland.
April 18, 2013 7:00 PM - I read from Threaded for Trouble at the annual Arthur Ellis Shortlist Event at Chapters Indigo at the Manulife Centre, Toronto.
April 6, 2013 1:00 PM - I was one of the authors featured at the Celebration of Book 'n Needles at Brentwood on the Beach.
December 8, 2012 - Threadville Mysteries were listed under T in the A - Z gift guide in the London Free Press.
November 28, 2012 6:00 PM - I was a guest author at the Aspiring Writers Gala Showcase at the Brantford Public Library, Brantford, Ontario.
September 29, 2012 6:30 PM - I spoke at the Elgin County Culture Days event, Port Stanley Arena, Port Stanley, Ontario.
September 23, 2012 4:00 - 5:00 PM - The Word on the Street in Toronto. I helped host the Crime Writers of Canada tent.
September 8, 2012 - I read and signed books at Stitches With a Twist in Blyth, Ontario, during the Thresher's Reunion.
August 30, 2012 - Other crime-writing authors and I signed books at Fincher's, Goderich, Ontario.
August 29, 2012 - 2:00 - 4:00 Other crime-writing authors and I signed books at The Village Bookshop, Bayfield, Ontario.
July 20, 2012 - Writing tips from my dogs (!) at Coffee With a Canine and an article at Campaign for the American Reader.
July 9, 2012 - Cathy from Kittling Books interviews me about reading, writing, and celebrating.
July 3, 2012 My family made me do it! Find out why I write cozy mysteries at the Writerspace Blog.
June 28, 2012 Check out The Page 69 Test for a peek at page 69 of Threaded for Trouble.
June 24, 2012 I shared a recipe at Mystery Lovers' Kitchen
June 12, 2012 I chatted with book clubs at Springfield library, Springfield, Ontario.
June 12, 2011 - THREADED FOR TROUBLE hit #11 on the Barnes and Noble mystery mass market fiction list!
June 10, 2012 9 - 10 PM - I participated in a live chat with Berkley Prime Crime authors at the Writerspace Reader's Chat Room
June 5, 2012 THREADED FOR TROUBLE arrived in stores! To order or find a store, click on the BOOKSELLERS button at the top of this page.
June 4, 2012 A day in the life of Clay Fraser on Dru's Book Musings
June 1 - 3, 2012 Bloody Words Mystery Conference, Toronto, Ontario
May 30, 2012 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - I read with other Bloody Words Light Mystery Award nominees at the Bony Blithe event at the Beeton Auditorium, Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Ontario
May, 2012 - Article by Craig Bradford about the Festival of Mystery in the Aylmer Express
April 30, 2012 - Festival of Mystery in Oakmont, Pennsylvania
April 27 - 29, 2012 - Malice Domestic Convention in Bethesda, Maryland
April 19, 2012 - I read from DIRE THREADS at the Arthur Ellis event at Chapters-Indigo in Toronto
March 28, 2012 - Shortlist for the first annual Bloody Words "Bony Blithe" Light Mystery Award was announced, and DIRE THREADS was one of five mysteries on the list!
March, 2012 - Article by Craig Bradford about the Agatha nomination in the Aylmer Express
March 6 - 7, 2012 - Articles by Sarah Doktor about the Agatha nomination in the Delhi News-Record, the Simcoe Reformer, and the Brantford Expositor
February 29, 2012 - Articles by James Reaney about the Agatha nomination in the London Free Press and by Kirk Barons in The Aylmer News
February 15, 2012 - The 2011 Agatha Award nominations were announced, and DIRE THREADS was one of five mysteries nominated for Best First Novel!
February 2, 2012 - They're already talking about THREADED FOR TROUBLE! Terry Ambrose interviews me on Examiner.com
January 26, 2012 - What peculiar find started me on my murderous mystery writing career? Check out Lorraine Bartlett's Dazed and Confused blog
December 10, 2011 - Christmas interview on BC blogcritics
November 20, 2011- Thanksgiving interview on BC blogcritics and SeattlePi
November 5 - 6, 2011 - Blog post on Poe's Deadly Daughters
October 31, 2011 - Fun Halloween interview on BC blogcritics
October 23, 2011 - Blog post on FreshFiction.com
October 17, 2011 - A day in the life of Willow Vanderling on Dru's Book Musings
October 7, 2011 - Interview on Sweatercursed
September 27, 2011 beginning at 7:30 PM - I read with other authors at the Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street, Hamilton, Ontario
September 25, 2011 5:00 - 6:00 PM - The Word on the Street in Toronto. I helped host the Crime Writers of Canada tent.
August 17, 2011 - DIRE THREADS is #8 on a list of top cozy mysteries this summer! See the list at BC blogcritics and SeattlePi.
August 15, 2011 - Author Jill Edmondson and I discuss DIRE THREADS and writing mysteries.
August 12, 2011 - An interview about my dogs (and about coffee) at Coffee With a Canine and an article at Campaign for the American Reader.
August 10, 2011 - Writers Who Kill interviewed me.
August, 2011 - Interview in Mary Buckham's Newsletter
June 22, 2011 - I visited Dollycas's Thoughts
June 16, 2011 - I read with other authors at the Toronto Sisters in Crime meeting. The microphone eventually worked.
June 15, 2011 - DIRE THREADS hits #17 on the mystery mass market list for the National Bookscan Bestsellers!
June 14, 2011 - DIRE THREADS hits #9 on the Barnes and Noble mystery mass market fiction list and #21 on the mystery mass market BGI list!
June 13, 2011 9 - 10 PM - I participated in a live chat with Berkley Prime Crime authors at the Writerspace Reader's Chat Room
June 13, 2011 3 - 4 PM - I hosted Berkley Prime Crime's facebook page, The Crime Scene
June 10, 2011 - I was a guest on Lori's Reading Corner
June 9, 2011 - I told about a Pet Peeve on Lorna Barrett's blog, Dazed and Confused
June 7, 2011 - Guest post at the BookEnds Blog
June 7, 2011 - DIRE THREADS arrived in stores! To order or find a store, click on the BOOKSELLERS button at the top of this page.
June 6 - 10, 2011 - I spent the week chatting with the Barnes and Noble Mystery Book Club.
June 5, 2011 - Launch Party! Click on the Author tab above for photos. I loved the scrumptious "embroidered" cake by Jessie White.
June 5, 2011 - Learn why I created a recipe and try it out: Mystery Lovers' Kitchen
June 2011 See article about me in the June issue of Suspense Magazine and email editor email@example.com to download 4 free issues!
June 2011 Letter to readers in June News from Berkley Prime Crime and Obsidian Mysteries
May 11, 2011 I was a New Discovery and had a Chat with The Book Resort
February 22, 2011 I told Mystery Maven Canada about aliens taking over my mind. The trouble was, I invented those aliens.