Panelists for 25th Anniversary Celebration


Steve Brown--A member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and the International Crime Writers, Steve Brown is the author of six Susan Chase Mysteries, all set at Myrtle Beach, plus The Charleston Ripper in which a copycat Jack the Ripper terrorizes the tourists of modern day Charleston.
  
Kathleen Delaney--Author of the Ellen McKenzie real estate mystery series, including Dying For a Change, Give First Place to Murder, And Murder For Dessert and the latest, Murder Half-Bakedfrom Camel Press. Delaney lived for years on California’s central coast in a small town very much like Santa Louisa, the setting for her series. Retired from a real estate career, Delaney now lives in Gaffney, SC, with her two dogs in a 100-year-old house. She's a member of Sisters in Crime and the Carolina Conspiracy.

Linda Lovely--Author of Dear Killer, a murder mystery set in the South Carolina Lowcountry where Lovely lived for a dozen years. Dear Killer is the first in a mystery series featuring heroine Marley Clark, a retired military intelligence officer. Publisher L&L Dreamspell has scheduled the release of No Wake Zone, the second book in the series, for second quarter 2012. Lovely is president of the Upstate SC Chapter of Sisters in Crime and a member of Romance Writers of America and the South Carolina Writers Workshop. 

Maryn Sinclair--Author of two contemporary stand-alone erotic romance novels for e-book publisher Loose Id. The Escort is her newest release. Sinclair sets her novels both in New England, where she grew up, and in South Carolina, where she lives now. She's a member of Romance Writers of America, Mystery Writers of America, and past president of the Upstate SC Chapter of Sisters in Crime. 
 
Faye M. Tollison--Author of To Tell the Truth published by Createspace.com. It tells the story of Anna Kayce whose wrong decisions in life result in the murder of her sister and the man she loves, John Mentz, being tried for murder. To save him, she must face a prosecutor convinced of her guilt and tell the truth of what happened. This romantic suspense features lots of action. Tollison's upcoming book, The Bible Murders, is set to debut by year-end 2012. This romantic mystery features Anna Kayce and John Mentz and will be the first in a PI series. Tollison is a member of Sisters In Crime.

Ellis Vidler--Author and editor, Vidler won the South Carolina Writers Conference Literary Award for short fiction. Her first novel, Haunting Refrain, a romantic mystery set in Greenville was published by Silver Dagger Mysteries. Last year The Peeper, a suspense/police procedural novel she wrote with retired SLED agent Jim Christopher, came out. Her next romantic suspense, Cold Comfort, will be released in early 2012. Vidler is a member of Sisters in Crime and Romance Writers of America. Her home is in Taylors, South Carolina, with her husband, two dogs, and assorted strays.