Deadly Southern Charm (Cozy Mystery Anthology)

by Sisters in Crime – Central Virginia Deadly Southern Charm (Cozy Mystery Anthology) by Sisters in Crime – Central Virginia Frances Aylor, Mollie Cox Bryan, Lynn Cahoon, J.A. Chalkley, Stacie Giles, Barb Goffman, Libby Hall, Bradley Harper, Sherry Harris, Maggie King, Kristin Kisska, Samantha McGraw, K.L. Murphy, Genilee Swope Parente, Deb Rolfe, Rod Sterling, S.E.…

“East Meets West” at local OC Crime Writers Meeting

The Southern California branch of Mystery Writers of America joined the Orange County Sisters in Crime on August 24, for a dive into Asian culture.  The meeting began with a bountiful Asian buffet served to the more than sixty members and guests. SinC President GAYLE CARLINE and MWA President JERI WESTERSON welcomed members and guests and…

Reasons To Take A Hand-Gun Safety Class

According to David Montero, staff writer for the Orange County Register,* last February the Orange County Sheriff, Sandra Hutchens loosened the restrictions on concealed-weapon permits in the county. In the four months since, over 5,448 O.C. residents have applied for a concealed weapon permit, and the half-dozen licensed county instructors have been very busy. Self protection, a job requirement, and 2nd…

Cozy Up to A Mystery!

COZIES, or cozy mysteries,* was the theme for the May meeting of Sisters in Crime-Orange County. The informal first part of the meeting included a round table discussion of the genre (and subgenres), well and little known authors, and several titles that straddled the line between cozy and soft/hard boil mysteries. Jeri Westerson’s Medieval Noir…