Just returned from Sleuthfest 2012 sponsored by the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America.  This is my first time at this conference and I’m only sorry I waited so long to attend!  I had a blast.  Terry Lewis moderated the Friday panel ‘Thrill Me,’ which included me, Michael Wiley, Sara Blaedel and Reed Farrel Coleman.  Here are a few pictures of some of my highlights.



Dr. G Medical Examiner (Dr. Jan Garavaglia) spoke and answered questions on Friday afternoon.


Slipped out on Friday night to visit Downtown Disney.


More from Downtown Disney. So beautiful!


Author and Forensic Scientist Lisa Black gave a great talk, "Serial Killing as a Cleveland Pastime."


MWA Florida's Saturday auction with (L-R) Hank Phillippi Ryan, Donna Andrews and Chris Grabenstein.

BEFORE SHE DIES in the Beach Bookstore.


I won Saturday's auction. My prize: breakfast with Charlaine Harris and two of her other fans Bernadette and Rick.