The giant Poison Cup award for Outstanding Series from CrimeMasters of America.
I still write some scenes longhand. Preferably in a coffee shop.
With host of NPR’s ALT.Latino program, July 2016, after recording a segment for the show.
With Dr. Katherine Hutchinson-Hayes
With writer and podcaster Dr. Katherine Hutchinson-Hayes
With Mike Faricy
The annual snapshot with Mike Faricy, author of the Dev Haskell series
With author Jim Nesbitt at the 2018 Killer Nashville conference.
The mystery book club sponsored by Harper’s Books chose 43 Missing as book of the month, Aug 2019!
When writing THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF MEXICO CITY, I taped pesos coins to the cover of my notebooks for luck.
Dutch. I think his breed is “attention hound.”
I kept this news story for years, knowing it was a story I would someday tell.
With authors Vee James (left) and Jodi Roosenraad (right), toasting the launch of RUSSIAN MOJITO with–what else–a mojito!
I hate getting my Italian leather wet. The sign says “:No diving.”
From the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference: Francisco Goldman (seated), along with Amalia Melis (far left), founder of the Aegean Arts Circle writing workshops in Greece, and myself (in teal) with several alumni of Aegean Arts workshops.
Final outline for RUSSIAN MOJITO
Casco Viejo, Panama. My Furla bag is better travelled than I am.
The lostest I’ve ever been, on a dirt and gravel track surrounded by sugar cane.
Display during J.Jill’s 2019 celebration of female authors. Of course I was dressed head to toe in J.Jill fashion for the occasion!
Hazel, who is bigger than she looks. I give thanks for Dyson vacuum cleaners every day.
Inducted into the Class of 2019, Rome NY Arts Hall of Fame. Plaque is on display in the Capital Theater.
With Bruce Robert Coffin
With Bruce Robert Coffin, author of the Detective Byron series
All my books on display at Harper’s Books, Lebanon, TN.
A gorgeous painted bench in Panama. I think this was a bus stop.
With Bradley Harper
Bradley Harper comes closest to being a Renaissance Man of anyone I know
By the Memorial Wall at CIA Headquarters, Nov 2016. Each star represents an officer who died in the line of duty.
With author Mike Faricy at the 2018 Killer Nashville conference.
With Luis Rosas
With Luis Rosas, author of military thriller A SAVAGE JOY
Authors on the Air
After taping an episode of Authors on the Air with hosts Nola Nash and Laura Kemp, flanked by Mike Faricy (L) and Bruce Robert Coffin (R)
Killer Nashville 2019: R.G. Belsky, Carmen Amato, and conference founder Clay Stafford
With my Career Intelligence Medal on the Great Seal, shortly before Christmas 2016
Above it all, in a promotional photo.
Fun times with my favorite Italian leather handbag.