Join us for an afternoon/evening with marvelous mystery authors!!!
New York Times bestselling suspense author Mary Burton writes romantic suspense
and her latest books, The Dollmaker and The Hangman, are the second and third books
in her The Forgotten Files series. A Richmond native, she is currently working on her
next suspense novel.
Maggie King is the author of MURDER AT THE BOOK GROUP and the newly-released
MURDER AT THE MOONSHINE INN. She contributed stories to the VIRGINIA IS FOR
MYSTERIES and the VIRGINIA IS FOR MYSTERIES VOL. II anthologies. Maggie is a
member of Sisters in Crime and James River Writers. She lives in Richmond with her
husband, Glen, and two cats, Morris and Olive.
Mary Miley is a historian and the author of four mysteries set in the Roaring Twenties,
beginning with THE IMPERSONATOR, winner of the Mystery Writers of America Best
First Crime Novel award. She received her B.A. and M.A. from the College of William
and Mary, worked for Colonial Williamsburg for many years, and taught American
history at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her alter ego, Mary Miley Theobald, is a
freelance nonfiction writer with eleven books and 200 articles for a variety of magazines
and newspapers. When not immersed in the past, she retreats to the Virginia winery
she owns with several friends—something that would have been shockingly illegal in the
LynDee Walker is the author of six national bestselling mysteries featuring Richmond
crime reporter Nichelle Clarke, beginning with the Agatha Award-nominated FRONT
PAGE FATALITY (2013). The newest book in the series, LETHAL LIFESTYLES, was
published on September 27, 2016.
Before she started writing mysteries, LynDee was an award-winning journalist. Her work
has appeared in newspapers and magazines across the U.S.
She adores her family, her readers, and enchiladas. She often works out tricky plot
points while walking off the enchiladas. She lives in Richmond, Virginia, where she is
either playing with her children, working on her next novel, or admiring beautiful shoes
she can't wear.
Heather Weidner’s short stories appear in the VIRGINIA IS FOR MYSTERIES
anthology series and 50 SHADES OF CABERNET (March 2017). She is a member of
Sisters in Crime – Central Virginia, Guppies and Lethal Ladies Write. SECRET LIVES
AND PRIVATE EYES is her debut novel.
Originally from Virginia Beach, Heather has been a mystery fan since Scooby Doo and
Nancy Drew. She lives in Central Virginia with her husband and a pair of Jack Russell
terriers. Through the years, she has been a technical writer, editor, college professor,
software tester, and IT manager.
Rosemary Shomaker writes about the layers beneath ordinary occurrences. You can
find her haunting estate sales, peering into abandoned buildings, and reconnoitering
vacant lots, all in the name of fiction research. Several of her short stories fit the
mystery genre, and she’s a member of the Central Virginia chapter of Sisters in Crime.
Check the Koehler Books Virginia is for Mysteries and the Mozark Press A Shaker of
Margaritas anthologies for a sampling of her work. She’s an urban planner by degree, a
government policy analyst by practice, and a fiction writer at heart.
Kristin Kisska, a native Virginian, used to be a finance geek, complete with MBA and
Wall Street pedigree. A member of Sisters in Crime, Kristin is now a self-proclaimed
fictionista. Her short mystery story, “The Sevens” was included in Bouchercon’s
anthology, Murder under the Oaks (October 2015). When not writing suspense novels,
she can be found tweeting or on her website. Kristin lives in Richmond with her husband
and three children.