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Ladies Of Intrigue

*** Check out our first annual Ladies Of Intrigue event ***

Featuring Remarkable Women Mystery Writers

Come meet your favorite *nationally-known* authors and find some fantastic new *local* favorites

Saturday, March 29th 2014

** Hotel Huntington Beach (Near Bella Terra) **

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Program 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registration required:

$60 for Sisters in Crime members

$70 for non-members

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Ladies of Intrigue Program

Our 2014 Headliners

Carolyn Hart, an accomplished master of mystery, has been given the honor of being one of the prestigious Grand Masters at the 2014 Edgar Awards. She is the author of 49 mysteries, and her books have won multiple Agatha, Anthony and Macavity awards. Hart was also one of ten mystery authors featured at the National Book Festival on the Mall in Washington D.C. in 2003 and again in 2007. Her three mystery series include her Death on Demand series featuring Annie Darling, the Bailey Ruth Raeburn series, and the Henry O series.

Rhys Bowen has been nominated for every major award in mystery writing, including the Edgar, and has won seven, including both the Agatha and the Anthony. Her Royal Spyness mysteries are set in the 1930s and feature penniless minor royal Lady Georgiana. She is also the author of the Molly Murphy series, set in turn of the century New York, and the Constable Evans mysteries set in Wales.

Mystery Author Panels


** Aileen Baron

** Terri Nolan

** Patricia Smiley


** Jill Amadio

** Cara Black

** Lisa Brackmann

** Jan Burke

** Carol Higgins Clark

** Kim Fay

** Naomi Hirahara

** Tammy Kaehler

** Sheila Lowe

** Jeanne Matthews

** Jeri Westerson

** Patricia Wynn

SISTERS IN CRIME MISSION STATEMENT: To promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry.

The normal meeting location is at the Irvine Ranch Water District, in the Community Affairs meeting room on the northeast side of the parking lot.

Irvine Ranch Water District
15500 Sand Canyon Ave.
Irvine, CA 92618-3102

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Disclaimer: Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause nor activities of organizations which use the District's meeting rooms that are made available as a public service

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Book signings at Mystery Ink

Mystery Ink Bookstore - Bridgecreek Plaza 8907 Warner Avenue #135, Huntington Beach Corner of Magnolia & Warner across the street (Magnolia) from Starbucks.

Contact:, (714) 960-4000

This month's meeting:

Saturday, March 29, 2014

*** Special Event ***

*** Special Place and Time ***

8:00 AM-4:00 PM: Ladies of Intrigue

Registration Required

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