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Saturday 6/4 – 2-4 PM – Fill Your Summer Book Bag, Seattle 7 Writers Book Sale
Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-5332. www.eagleharborbooks.com
This fun, fabulous book and bake sale will feature bestselling authors like Garth Stein, Susan Wiggs, Robert Dugoni, Suzanne Selfors, Carol Cassella, Erica Bauermeister, and several others.

Wednesday 7/27 – 7 PM – The Official YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE Book Launch Party!
Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle WA 98112
(206) 624-6600. www.elliottbaybook.com
With delicious food and libations, surprise guests, and lots of entertainment, you won’t want to miss this party—and it’s your very first chance to get your signed copy of YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE. Contact the bookstore to have an autographed copy held for you!

Friday 7/29 – 4-5:30 PM Author Panel – Pacific Northwest Writers Association Conference
8 PM – Book Signing

Doubletree Seattle Hotel, 18740 International Blvd., Seattle, WA 98188
(425) 673-2665. www.pnwa.org
Catch me on an author panel with Andrea Hurst and Chris Patchell, “Take Charge of Your Writing Career,” then catch me (along with a several other bestselling authors) at the autograph party. Pick up some great writing tips—and a signed copy of YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE.

Wednesday 8/10 – 6:30 PM – Family & Friends Book Signing—and You’re Invited!
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-8880. www.thebookstall.com
Here’s your chance to meet and mingle with my family and longtime friends—at one of the best bookstores around. This is always a fun event. If you can’t make it, call the Book Stall and have them hold a personally autographed copy for you.

Saturday 8/13 – Noon – Celebrate Alfred Hitchcock’s Birthday at Seattle Mystery Bookshop!
Seattle Mystery Bookshop, 117 Cherry Street, Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 587-5737. www.seattlemystery.com
A few years back, when my favorite Hitchcock blonde, Eva Marie Saint, was trying to get a hold of me, she had her husband call the Seattle Mystery Bookshop for my phone number. I love this bookshop! Swing on by. I’m signing copies of YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE. Can’t make it or out of town? No sweat, Seattle Mystery Bookshop excels
at sending personally autographed books to you or your friends. Call the bookshop and reserve a signed copy!

Thursday 8/18 – Sunday 8/21 – Killer Nashville – Guest of Honor with Janet Evanovich!
Embassy Suites, 820 Crescent Center Drive, Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 599-4032. www.killernashville.com
The sensational thriller convention includes mystery authors, Robert Randisi, Anne Perry and William Kurt Krueger. Don’t miss out!

Friday 9/16 – 6:30 PM – Talking Loud in the Leavenworth Library
Leavenworth Public Library, 700 US Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826
(509) 548-7923.
Join horror author, David Massengill and me as we talk about our books, our writers’ group, and in general, dish dirt. It should be a fun night!

Saturday 9/17 – 1-3 PM – Fall into A Book For All Seasons
A Book for All Seasons, 703 US Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826
(509) 548-1451. www.abookforallseasons.com
This is one of my favorite bookstores—and it’s smack dab in the middle of charming Leavenworth in its autumn splendor. I’ll be signing books and socializing alongside my writers’ group pal, David Massengill (RED SWARM).

Saturday 11/19 – 3-5 PM – Seattle 7 Writers Holiday Bookfest!
Phinney Ridge Neighborhood Association Community Center
6532 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 783-0224. www.seattle7writers.org
Mix, meet and mingle with two-dozen bestselling, award-winning authors in this book sale like no other. There will be baked goods, refreshments and readings—and you can get all your Holiday shopping done. Who wouldn’t want a personally signed book from a famous author?


More author appearances and YOU'LL MISS ME WHEN I'M GONE signings (which you need to know about!) are being arranged; so keep checking this page for listings and updates!



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Kevin goes international with these foreign versions of his books: ACTORS (Swedish); MAKE THEM CRY (Czech); WATCH THEM DIE (Dutch); LEFT FOR DEAD (German); THE LAST VICTIM (Japan—yes, that’s a woman’s butt on the cover); KILLING SPREE (German); ONE LAST SCREAM (Czech) and VICIOUS (Greek).






The wonderful folks at Headline have released my thrillers in the United Kingdom. Check out these cool,
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