Mystery on the Shelf 2018

FREE CONFERENCE

Saturday, April 7, 2018

10am-4pm

San Diego Central Library

330 Park Blvd.

9:30am  Welcome Table and Seating Opens

10am-10:50am Keynote:  Terry Shames
Terry Shames is the author of the Macavity Award-winning A KILLING AT COTTON HILL, THE LAST DEATH OF JACK HARBIN, DEAD BROKE IN JARRETT CREEK, A DEADLY AFFAIR AT BOBTAIL RIDGE, THE NECESSARY MURDER OF NONIE BLAKE, and AN UNSETTLING CRIME FOR SAMUEL CRADDOCK.

11am-11:50am Panel: You Can’t Kill Me: Why The PI Novel Won’t Die Panelists: Joe Ide, G.M. Ford, Martin Roy Hill (Moderator: Matt Coyle)

Noon-1pm Lunch on your own (Preorder sandwich lunch through us by 3/29 for delivery for $16)

1pm-1:50pm Panel: Mischief & Mayhem: Middle Grade and Young Adult Mysteries Panelists: Gretchen McNeil, Barrie Summy, Kristen Kittscher (Moderator: Kathy Krevat)

2pm-2:50pm Panel: Mysteries with a Supernatural Twist

Panelists: Marcia Buompensiero, Cornelia Feye, April Baldrich (Moderator: Nicole Larson)

3pm-3:50pm Keynote:  Gretchen McNeil
Gretchen McNeil is the author of several young adult horror/suspense novels including POSSESS, 3:59, RELIC, GET EVEN, GET DIRTY, and the award-winning TEN. In 2016, she published her first YA comedy I’M NOT YOUR MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL, and her next novel will be the horror-comedy #MURDERTRENDING. The film adaptation of TEN premiered on Lifetime in 2017.

All writers will have their books available for sale and signing after their talks/panels.

Join us for all or part of the day.

All writers and readers of mysteries, suspense, thrillers, or crime are welcome!

Presented by Partners in Crime: the San Diego Chapter of Sisters in Crime and the San Diego Public Library with generous support from the Mystery Writers of America, Southern California

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  3. Oct Mtg: Rhys Bowen Special Event

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