Magna cum Murder 2016: Mediating panel that included headline authors Maureen Jennings and Natasha Cooper talking about the appeal of the flawed protagonist. (Photo by Elaine L. Orr)

Magna cum Murder 2016: Mediating panel that included headline authors Maureen Jennings and Natasha Cooper talking about the appeal of the flawed protagonist. (Photo by Elaine L. Orr)

 Signing books at Once Upon a Crime in Minneapolis, September 2016

 Signing books at Once Upon a Crime in Minneapolis, September 2016

Signing books at the 2016 Washington Island Literary Festival, with author Nicholas Petrie.

Signing books at the 2016 Washington Island Literary Festival, with author Nicholas Petrie.

Interviewed by Doug Moe at Mystery to Me Bookstore in Madison, May 2016. 

Interviewed by Doug Moe at Mystery to Me Bookstore in Madison, May 2016. 

Women and Children First, March 2016

Women and Children First, March 2016

St. Louis Presents, September 2015

St. Louis Presents, September 2015

Women and Children First, Chicago,  July 2015

Women and Children First, Chicago,  July 2015

City Lit Books, June 2015

City Lit Books, June 2015

Door County Maritime Museum, June 2015

Door County Maritime Museum, June 2015

Reader's Loft in Green Bay, June 2015

Reader's Loft in Green Bay, June 2015

Books 'n' Bottles at Taste Food and Wine in Rogers Park, Chicago. 2016.

Books 'n' Bottles at Taste Food and Wine in Rogers Park, Chicago. 2016.

With author Kathleen Ernst at the 2016 Washington Island Literary Festival.

With author Kathleen Ernst at the 2016 Washington Island Literary Festival.

With makeup artist DeLisa Lee prior to taping for spring Mystery Marathon on WYCC, Chicago  2016

With makeup artist DeLisa Lee prior to taping for spring Mystery Marathon on WYCC, Chicago  2016

Subterranean Books, St. Louis, September 2015

Subterranean Books, St. Louis, September 2015

Women and Children First,  July 2015

Women and Children First,  July 2015

Women and Children First, July 2015

Women and Children First, July 2015

Women and Children First, July 2015

Women and Children First, July 2015

City Lit Books, June 2015

City Lit Books, June 2015

Door County Maritime Museum, June 2015

Door County Maritime Museum, June 2015

Women and Children First, June 2014

Women and Children First, June 2014

Women and Children First, June 2014

Women and Children First, June 2014

Centuries and Sleuths, Chicago, May 2014

Centuries and Sleuths, Chicago, May 2014