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Future Meetings

Jun 27, 2015 -   "Prosecuting Federal Sex Crimes"-
                         Author & Former Prosecuting Attorney,
                         Allison Leotta

Jul 18, 2015 -   TBA

Aug 1, 2015 -    Field Trip to Nutshells (death scenes
                         dioramas) in Baltimore

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Next Event:   June 27, 2015

Prosecuting Federal Sex Crimes

SPEAKER:  Allison Leotta 

 
Kings Park Library
9000 Burke Lake Rd.
Burke, VA 22015-1683
703-978-5600

For twelve years, Allison Leotta was a federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in sex crimes, domestic violence, and crimes against children. Drawing on this experience, she now writes legal thrillers, for which she has been dubbed "the female John Grisham." Her goal is for John Grisham to be dubbed "the male Allison Leotta."

 
Check-in and mingling from noon to 12:20 p.m.
Program starts at 12:20 p.m.     
 
 
PARKING: Free parking is available in the library's lot.

SPREAD THE WORD: Our meetings are open to the public. Please share this announcement with others who love mysteries, as a writer or reader or both.
 


 

 

Chesapeake Crimes


The sixth volume of the Chesapeake Crimes series, Homicidal Holidays, is now available for purchase.
The anthology, published by Wildside Press, features short stories by:

Donna Andrews
Timothy Bentler-Jungr
Shaun Taylor Bevins
Carla Coupe
E.B. Davis
Barb Goffman
Clyde Linsley
Linda Lombardi
Debbi Mack
Rosemary and Larry Mild
Meg Opperman
Shari Randall
Art Taylor
Cathy Wiley

Donna Andrews, Barb Goffman, and Marcia Talley were the coordinating editors. The members of the editorial panel were Christina Freeburn, John Gilstrap, and Alan Orloff.

Available from the publisher, as well as from:
-- Mystery Loves Company Booksellers
-- Barnesandnoble.com
-- Amazon.com

Previous titles in the series are also available:
Chesapeake Crimes I
Chesapeake Crimes II
Chesapeake Crimes 3
Chesapeake Crimes 4: They Had It Comin'
Chesapeake Crimes 5: This Job Is Murder

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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 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 2015

President: Marcia Talley
Vice President: Donna Andrews
Secretary: Barb Goffman
Treasurer: Diane M. Davidson

Committee Chairs

Program Chair: Diana Belchase
Membership Chairs: C. Ellett Logan and Donna Andrews
Field Trip Chair:  Diana Belchase
Publications Chair: Marcia Talley
Member Liaison:  Susan O'Brien

Other Contacts

Website Coordinators: Donna Andrews & Becky Hutchison
Listserv Coordinator:  Donna Andrews
Authors' Events Coordinator: Open

 

 

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Last updated: 14 February 2015