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November 2019

Champlain Library Author Panel

November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Champlin Library, 12154 Ensign Ave. N.
Champlin, MN 55421 United States
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"Dark Side of the Loon: Where History Meets Mystery" Authors: Midge Bubany, Barbara Deese, Christine Husom, Judy Kerr, Michael Allan Mallory Moderator: Timya Owen

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Bookstube @ Bierstube – Brian Freeman

November 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bierstube, 109 11th Street West
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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Brian Freeman is a New York Times bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including the Jonathan Stride and Frost Easton series. His latest release, The Deep, Deep Snow, made the NYT Bestseller List, August 2019. His books have been sold in 46 countries and 22 languages. He is widely acclaimed for his "you are there" settings and his complex, engaging characters and twist-filled plots. Brian's novel SPILLED BLOOD won the award for Best Hardcover Novel in the annual Thriller Awards given…

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December 2019

December Monthly Meeting

December 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Peder’s Church in Mpls, 4600 E 42nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Year end holiday potluck party (members and their guests only) Special Guests: it's a surprise - a farewell gift from the outgoing President, Timya

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January 2020

Bookstube at Bierstube

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bierstube, 109 11th Street West
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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Judy Kerr will be our January Bookstube author. Her debut novel “Black Friday” has been highly praised and reviewed including this from MWA Grand Master Ellen Hart: “Judy Kerr may be the new mystery kid on the block, but Black Friday is a crime novel you won't want to miss. This engaging debut will not only have you guessing as you move deeper into the story, but perfectly sets up the next in the series. Highly recommended!” As always, all…

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February 2020

February Monthly Meeting

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Peder’s Church in Mpls, 4600 E 42nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Quiz-A-Cop with retired Minneapolis and Bloomington Police Chief John Laux. John Laux joined the Minneapolis police as a patrol officer in 1968. He's spent almost 40 years in police work: 27 years with Minneapolis police, four years leading the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, and six years as Bloomington chief of police. He loves a good Q&A so bring your questions!!!

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Twin Cities Sisters in Crime Panel Discussion

February 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Columbia Heights Library, 3939 Central Avenue NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421 United States
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DARK SIDE OF THE LOON: Where History Meets Mystery Our authors explore the darker side of ‘Minnesota Nice’ – how historical events have inspired their writing, the challenges of researching our past, and how we walk a fine line between mystery and history when writing ‘Mystorical Minnesota’. FREE!

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Bookstube @ Bierstube: Alicia Perkins

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bierstube, 109 11th Street West
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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ALISHA NICOLE WEBER PERKINS. writer. author. speaker. Mom to two girls, wife to Glen Perkins (3 time All-Star Minnesota Twins pitcher) and owner to our dog Harry Potter (among a zillion other animals at Gala Farms). My first and only non-fiction book Running Home was released May 31st, 2016. My story of dealing with mental illness in a world full of insane stigma. ​ In September of 2019, I released my first fiction novel, MARTYRED. A feminist thriller where cultural…

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March 2020

Wentworth Library Author Panel

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wentworth Library, 199 East Wentworth Ave
West St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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She's All That and a Detective to Boot Authors: Barbara Deese, John Gaspard, Jessie Chandler, Julie Holmes, and Pat Dennis Moderator: Timya Owen

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March Monthly Meeting featuring Roseanne Cheng

March 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Peder’s Church in Mpls, 4600 E 42nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Roseanne Cheng of Evergreen Authors Presents: How to Sell More Books Fast Using Amazon Advertising Learn how to dramatically grow your Amazon traffic within 30 days using Amazon Advertising. We'll show you how our clients use Amazon Advertising to make anywhere from $300-$3k a month on just ONE book, without having an email list, social media following, or blog. We'll show you how to constantly draw in new folks who are excited about your book and can't wait to come…

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CANCELLED: Bookstube @ Bierstube: David Housewright

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bierstube, 109 11th Street West
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.   David Housewright is an Edgar Award winning author of crime fiction and past President of the Private Eye Writers of America. Housewright won the Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America as well as a nomination from the PWA for his first novel "Penance." He has also earned three Minnesota Book Awards. Best known for the Rushmore McKenzie and Holland Taylor series set most often in and around the greater St. Paul and Minneapolis…

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April 2020

NOTICE: The April Monthly Meeting will be held via Zoom – online only and for members only. 

April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Peder’s Church in Mpls, 4600 E 42nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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April Monthly Meeting with Aimée Bissonette “Legal Issues for Writers"  Retired attorney and author Aimée Bissonette will address key legal and practical issues confronting writers in this session.  We’ll cover copyright, collaboration agreements, key deal terms in publishing contracts, agency and vendor contract issues, and more. Discussion is encouraged, so bring your questions! Author Spotlight: tes Brown

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CANCELLED: Robert Trail Library Anthology Author Panel

April 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This event has been cancelled "Dark Side of the Loon: Where History Meets Mystery" Authors: Barbara Deese, Sherry Roberts, Cheryl Lewis, Judy Kerr Moderator: Timya Owen

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CANCELLED: South St. Paul Library Anthology Author Panel

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
South St. Paul Library, 106 3rd Ave N
South St. Paul, MN 55075 United States
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This event has been cancelled   "Dark Side of the Loon: Where History Meets Mystery"   Authors: Chris Husom, Michael Allan Mallory, Marcia Adair, Carol Huss Moderator: Timya Owen

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May 2020

NOTICE: The May Monthly Meeting will be held via Zoom – online only and for members only.

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Peder’s Church in Mpls, 4600 E 42nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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May Monthly Meeting Join us for a lively and entertaining evening with our own Allen Eskens (interviewed by our own Cynthia Surrisi).  Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of The Life We Bury, The Guise of Another, The Heavens May Fall, The Deep Dark Descending, The Shadows We Hide, and Nothing More Dangerous. He is the recipient of the Barry Award, Minnesota Book Award, Rosebud Award (Left Coast Crime), and Silver Falchion Award and has been a finalist for the…

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June 2020

NOTICE: The June Monthly Meeting will be held via Zoom – online only and for members only.

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Greg Hunter, Editorial Director of Graphic Universe, will present “Writing Scripts for Graphic Novels” For more than a decade, graphic novels have steadily grown in popularity within the mainstream book market. The form is suitable for stories of all genres, including mysteries and crime fiction, but drafting a script can still trip up a first-time graphic novel creator. Not just longer picture books or illustrated versions of prose novels, these works have traits all their own. This session will talk…

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