Elaine Viets: A mystery for every mood

Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 p.m.

St. Coleman Catholic Church Speech

Pompano Beach, Florida

I'm looking forward to discussing Brain Storm, my new Angela Richman, Death Investigator novel,  and my Dead-End Job mysteries 7 PM, Wednesday, April 19,  in the parish hall behind St. Coleman Catholic Church, 1200 S. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, FL 33062. I'll sign my mysteries and donate 10% of the sales to the church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email  Betty O'Connell at


Friday, April 28 through Sunday, April 30

Guest of Honor
Malice Domestic Mystery Conference

Bethesda, Maryland

I'm honored to be part of the lineup at the 29th Malice Domestic Mystery Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland. Marcia Talley is our Toastmaster, Charlaine Harris is the Lifetime Achievement honoree, Martin Edwards will receive the Poirot Award and Luci "the Poison Lady" Zahray is the fan guest of honor. And we'll be remembering someone very special, Bill Deeck. Mystery lovers, you'll love this conference. Can't wait to see you there. For information go to


Friday, April 28, Noon to 12:50 p.m.

Malice Domestic Conference, Bethesda, Maryland

Panel: You've Got Fan Mail -- Honored Guests Discuss Mail from Fascinating Fans

Charlaine Harris, Martin Edwards, Marcia Talley and I will be grilled on our mail -- the good, the bad and the scary -- by Malice Chair Verena Rose. Bring your lunch, if you're hungry. We promise to keep you laughing during the lunch hour. For information go to


Friday, April 28, 9 to 10:00 p.m.

Malice Domestic Conference, Bethesda, Maryland

Mystery Most Historical Signing

Mystery Most Historical is the twelfth Malice Domestic anthology. This year's short story collection is presented by Charlaine Harris, the 2017 Malice Domestic Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The 30 short stories have tantalizing titles and award-winning authors: Charles Todd's "The Cottage, Marcia Talley's "Night and Fog," "The Killing Game" by Victoria Thompson, Martin Edward's "The Corpse Candle," and more. My story, "The Seven," is set in 1950s suburban St. Louis. Anthology proceeds go to charity. Stop by Friday night, meet your favorite authors, and buy this hot new anthology. For information go to


Saturday, April 29, 4:00 to 4:50 p.m.

Malice Domestic Conference, Bethesda, Maryland

It's an Honor: Elaine Viets Guest of Honor Interview by Ann Cleeves

I'm trying to be cool about this, but I really want to give a big fan girl squeeee! International bestselling author Ann Cleeves, author of the Vera and Shetland mystery series, a woman I admire personally and professionally, is interviewing me Saturday afternoon.  OK, I won't be cool. I love her books all of them. Go buy them all. Then come to the interview. For information go to