Next Event: December 7, 2013
MYSTERY AUTHOR EXTRAVAGANZA
Cosponsor: One More Page Books
The holidays are right around the corner. Here’s your chance to spend
some time with your fellow book lovers and complete your holiday
book-buying needs all at once. Come to our December meeting to hear from
and mingle with 8 chapter authors who’ve had something new published
this year in the mystery field. Booksellers from One More Page will be
there to sell books, helping you avoid shopping for holiday gifts at the
mall or waiting for them to come in the mail. So, come on down and
support your chapter authors!
Which authors will there? Donna Andrews, Meriah Crawford, Barb Goffman,
Peggy Hanson, Eleanor Cawood Jones, Sujata Massey, Lane Stone, and Art
The meeting is free and open to the public (although a $5 donation is
requested to help cover the room costs). Cookies, fruit, and light
refreshments will be provided. You can bring a brown bag lunch or buy a
take-out lunch from the café across the street from the bookstore, Le
Marché at La Cote D’or, to bring to the meeting. The café’s menu is
Please RSVP so we can be sure to set out enough chairs. (Or course, if
you decide at the last minute to attend, we’d still love to see you.)
Please RSVP by email to barbgoffman [at] yahoo.com no later than
Thursday, December 5th .
Mingling and lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m.
Program starts at 12:30 p.m.
Party room next door to One More Page Books
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, Arlington, VA
(One More Page is located in the WestLee complex, near the
intersection of I-66 and Lee Hwy):
From Reagan National Airport area:Take the George Washington Pkwy N.
Exit onto I-395 S toward Richmond. Take Exit 8B (VA-110 N/Jefferson
Davis Hwy). Merge onto I-66 W toward Front Royal/Dulles Airport. Take
Exit 69, Sycamore Street toward Falls Church. Take the 1st left onto Lee
Hwy. Take the 3rd left onto N. Westmoreland St. The bookstore is soon on
From Montgomery County and Points East: Take the Beltway West into
Virginia. Take I-66 East. Then follow the I-66 East directions.
I-66 East Directions: Take Exit 69, toward Washington Blvd. Turn right
at the first light onto Lee Highway. Turn left at the second light onto
N Westmoreland. The store is soon on the right.
From Points West: Take I-66 East. See above.
From Points South: Take I-95. Take exit 170B onto I-495 N toward Tysons
Corner. Exit onto I-66 E via Exit 49B toward Washington. Follow I-66
PARKING: Metered street parking is available as well as free parking in
the garage behind the store. Please park in one of the spots marked for
“Retail” and press the bell by One More Page’s back do
Invite an Author to Your Book Club or Library
What's more fun than immersing yourself in a good mystery? Discussing it with the author! The Chesapeake Chapter's published authors are available to attend book discussion groups or to appear at library events. If you'd like to meet local writers and talk with them about their work, contact the chapter's Library Liaison, Sandra Parshall, for help in setting up an event.
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The fifth volume of the Chesapeake Crimes series, "This Job is Murder," is now available for purchase.
The anthology, published by Wildside Press, features short stories by:
Jill M. Breslau
Smita Harish Jain
C. Ellett Logan
Donna Andrews, Barb Goffman, and Marcia Talley were the coordinating editors. The members of the editorial panel were Ellen Crosby, Sandra Parshall, and Dan Stashower.
CHESAPEAKE CRIMES 5:
THIS JOB IS MURDER!
Published by Wildside
Press, and available from the publisher, as well as
- Mystery Loves Company Booksellers - Oxford, MD
Previous titles in the series,
CHESAPEAKE CRIMES I, CHESAPEAKE CRIMES II, CHESAPEAKE CRIMES 3, and CHESAPEAKE CRIMES 4: THEY HAD IT COMIN'! are also available.
More information and how to order.
The Chesapeake Chapter of Sisters in Crime, like its national parent organization, was created to promote the professional development and advancement of women crime fiction writers to achieve equality in the industry.
Membership is open to anyone with a love of mysteries - men and women, readers and writers - who would like to help promote the advancement of women mystery writers. Chapter members typically come from D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Chesapeake Chapter Officers for 2013
President: Cathy Wiley
Vice President: Becky Hutchison
Secretary: Diane M. Davidson
Treasurer: Donna Andrews
Program Chair: Becky Hutchison
Membership Chairs: C. Ellett Logan and Donna Andrews
Field Trip Chair: Diana Van Dyke
Publications Chair: Marcia Talley
Member Liaison: Open
Website and listserv coordinators: Donna Andrews & Becky Hutchison
Authors' Events Coordinator: Open