Elaine Viets: A mystery for every mood

Wednesday, February 22

6:30 PM Interview with Bennet Pomerantz


I'm looking forward to talking to Bennet Pomerantz about Brain Storm. It's been awhile since I've been on his show, and Bennet is fascinating host and writer. Tune in on your computer at


Thursday, February 23


Alsip-Merrionette Park Library,  Alsip, Illinois

Thanks to SKYPE, I can talk at the beautiful Alsip-Merrionette Park Library without leaving my office. I'll tell you about my new Death Investigator mystery, Brain Storm, and my Dead-End Job mysteries.

The talk is free and open to the public. For information, contact adult services librarian Colleen Dearborn at


Wednesday, March 15

6:00 PM Book Discussion of Brain Storm

Lighthouse Point Library, Lighthouse Point, Florida

What fun to visit beautiful Lighthouse Point and discuss the true story behind the fiction of Brain Storm, my new Angela Richman, Death Investigator mystery. I'll be speaking at the Doreen Gauthier Lighthouse Point Library, 2200 NE 38 Street, Lighthouse Point, Florida 33064. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call the library at 954-946-6398.

Saturday, March 28

11:00  to 3:00 P.M. Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library's Annual Authors Lunch

Jacaranda Country Club, Plantation, Florida

Helen B. Hoffman Library


The Friends of the Plantation Library go all out for their annual fundraiser. It's a half-day of fun, including keynote speakers, a fashion show, and a spectacular lunch. I'm a keynote speaker, and travel writer Margery Anderson will also speak. Your ticket includes the food, entertainment, a gift book, valet parking and more. The fundraiser will be at the Jacaranda Country Club, 9200 West Broward Blvd, Plantation 33324. Tickets are $45. To RSVP, contact Connie  Pracht 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