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Oct 15: Gigi Pandian: Accidental Alchemist, Secret Staircase, Treasure Hunt, and Locke...

Come to a talk by Gigi Pandian, author of locked room mysteries and more. Gigi is an USA Today bestselling and award-winning mystery author, breast cancer survivor, and accidental almost-vegan. She writes the Accidental Alchemist mysteries, Secret Staircase mysteries, Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt mysteries, and locked-room mystery short stories. Her debut novel, Artifact, was awarded a Malice […]

Sept 24: Cara Black: Doing Research in Another Land

Cara talks about the ins and outs of doing research in another land. Sept 24, 10am Pacific (NOTE NEW TIME–CARA IS JOINING US FROM PARIS) Cara Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 20 books in the Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series, which is set in Paris. Cara has received multiple […]

August 7: Beatrice Girmala, Assistant Chief in charge of operation for LAPD

August 7: Beatrice Girmala,  Assistant Chief in charge of operation for LAPD

CALIFORNIA SISTERS IN CRIME SIZZLING SUMMER SPEAKER SERIES SUNDAY,  August 7, 2022Joint meeting with Los Angeles Chapter as host02:00 PM Pacific Time Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego & NorCal Chapters of Sisters in Crime present the 2022 Sizzling Summer Speaker Series.Register in advance for this meeting:  Featured Speaker Beatrice Girmala Inside the LAPDA Journey […]

June 11 Author Allison Brennan

As part of our Sizzling Summer series, in cooperation with other Southern CA chapters (Los Angeles and Orange County) and SinC Northern California, we are proud to have author Allison Brennan. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Allison Brennan believes life is too short to be bored, so she had five children and writes three books […]

May 14: Rex Pickett, Author of Sideways and The Archivist

May 14: Rex Pickett, Author of Sideways and The Archivist

On Sat, May 14, at 2pm, we invite you to enjoy us for a wonderful talk by local author Rex Pickett. The Archivist, his latest book, is set in San Diego, around UCSD. When archivist Nadia Fontaine is found dead of an apparent drowning, Emily Snow is hired by Regents University to finish the job […]

March 12: Luci Zahray, the Poison Lady

March 12: Luci Zahray, the Poison Lady

Partners in Crime is pleased to announce our next guest for our March 12 Meeting: Luci H. Zahray, well known as “the Poison Lady.” Luci, who has a Masters degree in Toxicology from Texas A&M, has been helping writers who ask how they might dispatch victims with poisons. As retired hospital pharmacist and avid mystery […]

Jan 29: Bi-Coastal Anthology Presentation

Jan 29: Bi-Coastal Anthology Presentation

Come join us for a Sisters in Crime event we’re very excited about. Sisters in Crime Tri-State New York and San Diego are collaborating to present our two anthologies: CROSSING BORDERS and JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE. The premises, settings, voices, characters and crimes are wonderfully diverse in these stories. Nevertheless, we’ve organized […]