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  The purpose of Sisters in Crime is to "combat discrimination against women in the mystery field, educate publishers and the general public as to inequities in the treatment of female authors, raise the level of awareness of their contribution to the field, and promote the professional advancement of women who write mysteries."
 

 

 

 

 

The San Joaquin Sisters in Crime chapter meets the first Saturday of the month.

 

 

 Yosemite Falls Cafe

4278 W. Ashlan Ave. Fresno, CA.

Freeway close at Ashlan and SR 99

Cost: Members - $15;  Non-members - $20

Lunch is included

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING OF SAN JOAQUIN SISTERS IN CRIME

Saturday September 6, 2014

10:30 A.M.   

(SJ-SinC requests that you come 10 minutes early so the meeting can be started at 10:30.)

Program

PENNY WARNER

Writing Fiction For Food, Fun & Profit

 

            Penny Warner has published over 60 books for both adults and children. Her first mystery series featuring Connor Westphal, a deaf reporter in the California Gold Country, won a Macavity Award for Best First Mystery, and was nominated for an Agatha and an Anthony Award. Books in the series include, DEAD BODY LANGUAGE, SIGN OF FOUL PLAY, and RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT. All on Kindle.                                                                                                                    

  Her other mystery series features event planner, Presley Parker, and is set in the San Francisco Bay Area. HOW TO HOST A KILLER PARTY, offers a wedding on Alcatraz, HOW TO CRASH A KILLER BASH, features a Murder Mystery Party at the de Young Museum, HOW TO SURVIVE A KILLER SÉANCE, presents a Séance Party at the Winchester Mystery House, and HOW TO PARTY WITH A KILLER VAMPIRE is set in Colma, the City of Souls. HOW TO DINE ON KILLER WINE offers a mystery in the Napa Wine Country.                                                                                

Her middle-grade mystery, CODE BUSTERS CLUB: SECRET OF THE SKELETON KEY, was nominated for an Agatha Best Juvenile Mystery Award. It features four kids who solve a mystery by cracking codes in each chapter. The second book in the series, CODE BUSTERS: THE HAUNTED LIGHTHOUSE, is set on Alcatraz.                                          

Her non-fiction book, THE OFFICIAL NANCY DREW HANDBOOK, was nominated for an Agatha Award.        

She writes a column for the local newspaper on family life in the Valley, creates fund-raising murder mystery events for libraries across the country, and teaches child development at Diablo Valley College.                                                 

Come out and support Penny in September. She will be selling & signing books including her new releases. #3 book in her Code Busters series “Mystery of the Pirate’s Treasure” in paperback and the debut novel for her new food festival mystery series “Death of a Crabby Cook

 

***Here’s a “taste:” Meet Darcy Burnett, downsized restaurant critic, as she helps her eccentric Aunt Abby in her food truck at the San Francisco Seafood Festival…until murder ensues…

 


RSVP by Wednesday before the
meeting - Please leave your first
and last name & lunch choice.

 

              

 

Lunch is a choice of:

Sourdough Cheeseburger

French Dip Sandwich

Chicken Cobb Salad

 

 

Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Call 559-431-0360 or e-mail reservationsforsisters@outlook.com

 

NEW RESERVATION PROCEDURE!!!

RSVP by Wednesday before the meeting

If you can, we highly encourage you to email your reservation instead of phoning it in, thanks.

Please EMAIL TO reservationsforsisters@outlook.com  Please put your name and lunch choice in the subject line!

IF YOU CAN NOT EMAIL Please call 559-431-0360 AND LEAVE VOICEMAIL with your name & choice of lunch.

Dial carefully, there will be no greeting announcing SJ-SinC


 

 

 

 


 

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Contact us:
San Joaquin Chapter Sisters-in-Crime, PO Box 3885, Pinedale, CA 93650