Tentative Schedule

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Registration

12:00 – 12:30 pm: Welcome and Introductions


12:30 – 1:00 pm -> Panel 1: Criminally Delicious: What's the scoop on food-themed                                                                                  cozy mysteries?

       If you are interested in how culinary cozy mysteries blend food and murder into a dangerously delicious entree of crime, you will be in for a treat with these authors.

       Panelists:        Ginger Bolton

                               Lynn Cahoon

                               Maya Corrigan

                               Krista Davis

                               Libby Klein

                               Karen Rose Smith



1:00 – 1:15 pm: Break


1:15 pm – 1:45 pm -> Panel 2: Where History Meets Mystery: The art of writing a 

                                                                                                    historical mystery

          Matching mysteries with historical facts is a delicate balancing act and something these authors know well.

       Panelists:        C.M. Gleason

                               Kathleen Marple Kalb

                               Darcie Wilde


1:45 pm – 2:00 pm: Break

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: -> Panel 3: The 9-to-5 Sleuth: When amateur sleuths have

                                                                                  a day job


             Juggling life is difficult enough without adding solving crimes to the mix. How does a protagonist’s day job and her/his penchant for solving crimes not kill her/him?

        Panelists:        Mollie Cox Bryan

                                J.D. Griffo

                                Barbara Ross

                                Misty Simon

                                Carlene O’Connor

                                Annelise Ryan

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Break


2:45 pm – 3:15 pm -> Panel 4: The Craft in a Cozy: Weaving crafts into a cozy

                                                                                    mystery story-line


              Crafting is not for crime solvers, said no one ever. These authors know how to craft their way to a conviction and a full scarf for that neighbor. Join up with this panel as they talk about cozies with a craft or hobby theme.

        Panelists:        Christin Brecher

                                Peggy Ehrhart

                                Sherry Harris

                                Julia Henry

                                Arlene Kay

                                Cheryl Hollon

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm: Speed Dating (A chance to meet the authors)

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: Extra Time for purchasing books and signing