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April 26, 2020

We are pleased to announce the Epitaph Contest Winner was Sandra Gusler with the following epitaph:

"One roasted nut that the squirrels won't get."

Congratulations to her and we hope she enjoys her certificate.

March 15, 2020

 Sherry Ickes discussing her book series at her book signing party.

We were pleased to host local author Sheryl C. D. Ickes this spring. She talked about her upcoming series, based upon a female trucker who finds herself in a murder mystery while over the road. Sheryl,...

December 8, 2019


Joel Burcat and Shawn McLain

      On December 8 we tried something totally new to our bookshop. We had an “Open Mic” event with 6 authors. Each author took a turn reading from their latest book. They have 5 minutes to read and answer any questions. W...

November 24, 2019


 Image of the front sign.

   On Sunday, November 24, 2019, we were blessed with an enjoyable visit and enlightening presentation by Ellen Crosby. For those not yet familiar with Ellen, she has been authoring the Wine Country Mystery series which is for the most...

September 29, 2019

Lots of folks came to the event to our book even with Craig Johnson on September 29. 

They came to purchase his latest book Land of Wolves and to hear his wonderful stories…

like how apparently it is

dangerous to go fishing in Alaska...

…to hear Craig read from Land o...

August 31, 2019

Judith enjoying the lovely tea and food before her talk.

Each summer for the past several years, The Rosemary House/Sweet Remembrances has invited Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop to partner with them for an Author Tea. It’s always great fun and they select wonderful auth...

August 10, 2019

Class Picture for 2019 “Murder As You Like It”

Back Row left to right: Bill Peschel, Greer Macallister, Dennis Royer, Robert Walton, Richard Kisielewski, Tj O’Connor and Don Helin

Front Row left to right: Sheryl C. D. Ickes, Christine Trent, Eileen Haavick McIntire, Bern...

June 28, 2019


          We were both fortunate and highly gratified to be chosen to handle the most recent book launch for award winning author John Gilstrap. His newest book “Total Mayhem” will no doubt get rave reviews and great sale numbers. J...

January 18, 2019

       Between summer and winter last year, we asked for volunteers who would be willing to knit (or crochet) afghan squares. There’s a wonderful woman, Pam Little Sparrow Wingard, in New Orleans who pieces together the squares into afghans. When they are finished she...

November 3, 2018

On November 3, a panel of exceptional authors joined us for a panel discussion. Moderator and author Dennis Royer asked thought-provoking questions of the panelists.

Left to Right: Moderator/Author Dennis Royer, Authors Eliot Pattison, Sara Cain, Eileen Haavik McIntire...

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