Kensington Cozy Con - Paranormal Mystery Panel

Join Murder By The Book and Kensington for a virtual cozy con! MBTB will host two panels, one featuring Paranormal Mysteries and one featuring Bibliomysteries. Order or preorder a book by any of the participating authors for a swag bag from Kensington!
 

Daryl Wood Gerber is the Agatha Award-winning author of the Fairy Garden Mysteries, the French Bistro Mysteries, the nationally bestselling Cookbook Nook Mysteries and the popular Cheese Shop Mysteries (written as Avery Aames). Prior to her career as a novelist, she was an actress with roles in Murder, She Wrote and other television shows. She also wrote screenplays and created the format for the popular TV sitcom Out of this World. Originally from the Bay Area, she now lives in Southern California where she likes to cook, garden and spend time with her frisky Goldendoodle named Sparky. Visit her online at DarylWoodGerber.com.

Valerie Wilson Wesley is the award-winning author of the Blackboard bestselling Tamara Hayle Mystery Series and the Odessa Jones Mysteries, as well as adult fiction, children's books, and paranormal romance (under the name Savanna Welles). She is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Excellence in Adult Fiction Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, the National Association of Black Journalists Griot Award, the Amigirls Book Club Author of the Year and the Literary Beacon Award from the national Go On Girls Book Club. A former executive editor of Essence(R) Magazine and Sisters in Crime board member, she is currently an artist-in-residence at the Cicely Tyson School of Performing Arts in East Orange, New Jersey. Wesley is a graduate of Howard University and holds master's degrees from the Bank Street College of Education and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She is married to noted screenwriter and playwright Richard Wesley and has two adult daughters. She can be found online at ValerieWilsonWesley.com.

Lynn Cahoon is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Kitchen Witch Mysteries, the Cat Latimer Mystery series, the Tourist Trap Mysteries, and the Farm-to-Fork series. Originally from Idaho, she grew up living the small-town life she now loves to feature in her novels. A member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and International Thriller Writers, she lives with her husband and two fur babies in a small historic town on the banks of the Mississippi River. Visit her at LynnCahoon.com.

 

Traci Wilton is a pseudonym of Traci Hall and Patrice Wilton. Patrice Wilton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty books, some indie-published and some published by Amazon/Montlake. Traci Hall is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 50 books, published independently as well as by Medallion Press and Samhain Publishing. Visit them online at PatriceWilton.com.


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Event date: 

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 11:00am

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
A Glimmer of a Clue (A Fairy Garden Mystery #2) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496726360
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Published: Kensington - June 29th, 2021

From Agatha Award-winning author Daryl Wood Gerber, the second in an enchantingly whimsical series featuring Courtney Kelly, the owner of a fairy-gardening and tea shop in Carmel, California. It's a special place brimming with good vibes, lush greenery, miniature fairy accessories, and soothing fountains; the perfect venue for book club teas and home to a cat named Pixie.


A Sprinkling of Murder (A Fairy Garden Mystery #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496726346
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Published: Kensington - June 30th, 2020

Fairy garden store owner Courtney Kelly believes in inviting magic into your life. But when uninvited trouble enters her shop, she’ll need more than a sprinkling of her imagination to solve a murder . . .
 


A Glimmer of Death (An Odessa Jones Mystery) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496727787
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Published: Kensington - January 26th, 2021

Award-winning author Valerie Wilson Wesley launches a thrilling new mystery series set in New Jersey, featuring a multicultural cast, and starring a caterer-turned-realtor with the gift of second sight...

In the first of a thrilling new series, one woman's extraordinary psychic gift plunges her already-troubled present into chaos--and puts her future in someone's deadly sights...


Two Wicked Desserts Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496730329
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Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - July 27th, 2021

One Poison Pie (Kitchen Witch Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496730312
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Published: Kensington - January 26th, 2021

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lynn Cahoon launches a sparkling new series featuring Mia Malone, a kitchen witch who's starting over in her grandmother's Idaho hometown of Magic Springs, where the use of magic is an open secret and murder is on the menu...


Mrs. Morris and the Vampire Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496733047
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Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - August 24th, 2021

It's B&B owner Charlene Morris's second Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts, and one she won't soon forget when a self-proclaimed vampire is murdered . . .


A Field Guide to Homicide (A Cat Latimer Mystery #6) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781496716859
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Published: Kensington - January 28th, 2020

Cat Latimer and her writer’s retreat group go on a hiking trip—but a murderer has been lurking off the beaten path . . .
 


A Story to Kill (A Cat Latimer Mystery #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781496704351
Availability: Special Order
Published: Kensington - August 30th, 2016

A new series from the author of the Tourist Trap Mysteries!

Former English professor Cat Latimer is back in Colorado, hosting writers’ retreats in the big blue Victorian she’s inherited, much to her surprise, from none other than her carousing ex-husband! Now it’s an authors’ getaway—but Cat won’t let anyone get away with murder…


Mrs. Morris and the Sorceress (A Salem B&B Mystery #4) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496733030
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Published: Kensington - March 30th, 2021

It's Fourth of July in Salem, Massachusetts, and B&B owner Charlene Morris is about to witness the shot heard 'round the town when a stunt goes wrong during a film production in the fourth Salem B&B Mystery from cozy writing team Traci Wilton.


Mrs. Morris and the Ghost of Christmas Past (A Salem B&B Mystery #3) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496721556
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Published: Kensington - September 29th, 2020

Salem, Massachusetts B&B owner Charlene Morris is looking into a holiday hit-and-run, with a little help from her ghostly housemate . . .
 


Mrs. Morris and the Witch (A Salem B&B Mystery #2) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781496721532
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Published: Kensington - April 28th, 2020

In Traci Wilton's second cozy mystery featuring a new sleuth on the Salem scene, when widowed B&B owner Charlene Morris discovers the dead body of a local Wiccan on Halloween, she and her charming ghostly partner must help the local Salem, Massachusetts, coven to find the killer.


Mrs. Morris and the Ghost (A Salem B&B Mystery #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781496721518
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Published: Kensington - July 30th, 2019

Charlene Morris knew Salem, Massachusetts had a spooky reputation. But when she decided to open her B&B there, she expected guests—not ghosts…