The book contract is signed, so the official announcement is out: CLARK & DIVISION, my historical mystery set in 1944 Chicago, will be released by Soho Crime next year. Thrilled! I’m still working on the novel, so stay tuned for posts regarding research. If you subscribed to my newsletter, you have more details. Just go to my website’s home page and click on “Join E-mail List.”
HIROSHIMA BOY gets some love in April 2019. Here are all the nominees in a photo taken by Peter Rozovsky. Allison Gaylin was the winner that night, but I honestly think we all looked and felt like winners.
On a sunny day in November 2018 I was inducted into the Vroman’s Walkway of Fame! In this digital world, it was wonderful to feel the grit of wet cement. Nothing really last forever, but I won’t forget this day for a very long time.
I was a guest of honor with William Kent Krueger at Left Coast Crime Reno! Left Coast Crime is an annual mystery convention held on the westside of the United States. My Prospect Park Books publisher, Colleen Dunn Bates, hosted a bowling party in my honor. Thank you, everyone!
SNAKESKIN SHAMISEN won an award in April 2007!