Sisters in Crime Fall Showcase (Virtual Event)

Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 12:00pm

Saturday, November 7 • 12:00pm PT / 3:00pm ET • Hosted via Zoom • Free to attend!

Join us for a special virtual showcase featuring eleven Sisters in Crime authors with exciting new work in a range of styles!

Readers and Participants Include:

JoAnn Smith Ainsworth
JoAnn Smith Ainsworth experienced food rationing and black-out sirens as a child. These WWII memories create vivid descriptions of time and place for her award-winning paranormal suspense series, Operation Delphi, wherein the U.S. recruits psychics to hunt down Nazi spies. Her most recent entry in the series is Expect Betrayal. She has a B.A. and M.A.T. in English, and M.B.A. studies.
Daisy Bateman
Daisy Bateman is a mystery lover, cheese enthusiast, world-renowned expert in Why You Should Buy That, and author of Murder Goes to Market. In what passes for normal life, she works in biotech. She lives in Alameda, California with her husband, a puppy, and a cat, only one of whom wears a tuxedo on a regular basis.
Cara Black
Cara Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 19 books in the Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series, set in Paris. Cara has received multiple nominations for the Anthony and Macavity Awards, a Washington Post Book World Book of the Year citation, the Médaille de la Ville de Paris, and invitations to be the Guest of Honor at conferences such as the Paris Polar Crime Festival and Left Coast Crime. Her most recent novel is the standalone thriller Three Hours in Paris.
Diana Chambers
Diana Chambers was born with a book in one hand and a passport in the other. An importing business led to Hollywood scriptwriting, until her characters began demanding their own novels. Her latest is The Star of India, published by Penguin Random House India. She is past president of SinC-NorCal.
Janet Dawson
Janet Dawson writes the 1950s California Zephyr series featuring Zephyrette protagonist Jill McLeod. The fourth book, just published, is Death Above the Line. Janet’s other sleuth is Oakland private eye Jeri Howard, featured in 13 books, most recently The Devil Close Behind.
Heather Haven
Heather Haven has won numerous awards for her Silicon Valley-based Alvarez Family Murder Mysteries, including her most recent mystery, Casting Call for a Corpse; Manhattan-based WWII Persephone Cole Vintage Mysteries; Ringling Brothers’ Circus docu-mystery, Murder Under the Big Top; and Corliss and Other Award-Winning Stories. She and her hubby live with their cat, Ellie, in the foothills of San Jose, California.

Reece Hirsch
Reece Hirsch is the author of six thrillers that draw upon his background as a privacy attorney. He has been a finalist for a Thriller Award and a member of the board of directors of the MWA NorCal chapter. His latest thriller is Dark Tomorrow, the second book in a series featuring FBI Special Agent Lisa Tanchik, who investigates cybercrime.

Margaret Lucke
Margaret Lucke writes tales of love, ghosts, and murder—sometimes all three in one book. She is the author of four novels, most recently House of Desire, and the editor of SinC Norcal’s anthology Fault Lines. Margaret teaches fiction writing classes and has published books on writing craft.
Susan McCormick
Susan McCormick is a cozy mystery writer and doctor who lives in Seattle. She served in the Army for nine years before moving to the Pacific Northwest. Her most recent book is The Fog Ladies: Family Matters. She is also the author of Granny Can’t Remember Me, a lighthearted picture book about Alzheimer’s disease. She is married with two sons and giant Newfoundland dog, Albert.
Gigi Pandian
Gigi Pandian is a USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award-winning mystery author, breast cancer survivor, and accidental almost-vegan. The child of anthropologists from New Mexico and South India, she was dragged around the world on their research trips, and now writes mysteries that are a cross between Indiana Jones and Agatha Christie, the most recent of which is the novella The Lost Gargoyle of Paris.
Faye Snowden
Faye Snowden is the author of The Killing series (Flame Tree Press) featuring homicide detective Raven Burns. Her short story, One Bullet. One Vote. was published in July in the anthology Low Down Dirty Vote: Vol. 2. Faye writes from her home in Northern California. Learn more about Faye at
Expect Betrayal Cover Image
ISBN: 9781393034698
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Published: Joann Smith Ainsworth - June 9th, 2020

WAVES Lt. Livvy Delacourt is combing war-torn Great Britain for her family grimoire, an ancient book of protection spells. Inherited clairvoyant gifts might enable Livvy to use these spells to defend her Philadelphia headquarters from relentless paranormal attacks by Hitler's cadre of sorcerers.

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ISBN: 9781645060123
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Published: Seventh Street Books - September 15th, 2020

If you had asked computer programmer Claudia Simcoe what she expected to come of her leaving San Francisco for the California coast to open a farm-to-table marketplace, “assembles a mismatched team to investigate a murder” would not have been her first guess.

Lori Roth is one of the tenants of the market, or she had been until Claudia learned that the hands making her “h

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ISBN: 9781641290418
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Published: Soho Crime - April 7th, 2020

In June of 1940, when Paris fell to the Nazis, Hitler spent a total of three hours in the City of Light—abruptly leaving, never to return. To this day, no one knows why.

The New York Times bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc investigations reimagines history in her masterful, pulse-pounding spy thriller, Three Hours in Paris.

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ISBN: 9781564746184
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Published: Perseverance Press - September 9th, 2020

Jill McLeod is playing her real-life role as a Zephyrette in front of movie cameras after a director proclaims she's "perfect for the part" in his film noir. Now she finds herself before the cameras in a Niles, California, warehouse that's been turned into a movie set. Her temp job as an actress would be a lark if it weren't for the dark emotions and conflicts swirling around the cast and crew.

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ISBN: 9780999458488
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Published: Wives of Bath Press - July 25th, 2020


Super sleuth, Lee Alvarez, finds a dead man wearing a tuxedo in a friend's bathtub during a soiree for San Francisco's VIPs. And not just any friend, but an internationally acclaimed actress who recently came to live in San Francisco.

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ISBN: 9781542093262
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - May 12th, 2020

FBI special agent and cybercrime specialist Lisa Tanchik faces a deadly threat in this white-knuckle thriller.

FBI special agent Lisa Tanchik is skilled at handling cyber threats, having recently taken down a Dark Web black market worth billions. But ruthless hacker NatalyaX always seems to be a step ahead.

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ISBN: 9781939030061
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Published: Oakledge Press - June 9th, 2020

When a trip across time barriers leads to murder ...

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ISBN: 9781509233076
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Published: Wild Rose Press - October 7th, 2020

Till death do us part, with kitchen shears. What drives a family man to kill his wife? This question haunts Sarah James, a medical resident who meets the unhappy family at a resort near Big Sur. She witnesses how ugly a marriage can be. But murder? Sarah and the spunky Fog Ladies--elderly neighbors from her San Francisco apartment building--set out to discover the truth.

The Lost Gargoyle of Paris: An Accidental Alchemist Mystery Novella Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938213069
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Published: Gargoyle Girl Productions - March 31st, 2020

Alchemy and an art heist in Paris are on the menu in the new Accidental Alchemist novella from USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award winning author Gigi Pandian.Alchemist Zoe Faust and her impish gargoyle sidekick Dorian Robert-Houdin travel to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to investigate a mysterious discovery found in the wreckage of the tragic fire: a long-lost gargoyle illustrat

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ISBN: 9781732225848
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Published: Berry Content Corporation - May 18th, 2020

Twenty-two authors share their short crime fiction stories on the theme "Every stolen vote is a crime." All the money earned from sales is contributed to the Southern Poverty Law Center's programs to fight voter suppression and defend voting rights. In addition to the authors listed, the volume includes stories by Gabriel Valjan, Stephen Buehler, Jackie Ross Flaum, Stormy White, M. J.