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Events

“Stealing from the Dead–Ideas and How We Get Them”

June 01, 2020—7 PM to 8:30 PM
The Plymouth Public Library, 132 South Street, Plymouth, MA 02360. — 7 PM to 8:30 PM Get Directions

Leslie, together with fellow mystery authors, Sarah Smith and Frances McNamara, will discuss how they find the ideas for their novels, research facts and settings, and create compelling stories. A Q and A will follow the panel, then the authors will sell signed copies of their books.

1 Jun

“Mystery Making”

June 10, 2020—6:30 PM to 8 PM
The Erving Public Library, 2 Care Dr., Erving, MA 01344. — 6:30 PM to 8 PM Get Directions

Authors, Leslie Wheeler, Emily Arsenault, Jane Haertel, and Lisa Lieberman, will take part in a fun, fast-paced improv game in which they will brainstorm on their feet to create a brand-new mystery, using suggestions from the audience, and providing insights into the workings of mystery authors’ minds and the conventions of the genre.

10 Jun

Shuntoll Road and Its Connections to the Landscape and History of New Marlborough

June 13, 2020—11 AM to 12:30 PM
The New Marlborough Public Library, 1 Mill River Great Barrington Road, Mill River, MA 01244 — 11 AM to 12:30 PM Get Directions

Leslie will discuss her new Berkshire Hilltown Mystery, Shuntoll Road, and its connections to the history and landscape of New Marlborough. The talk will include a brief reading from the novel, a Q & A session with the audience, followed by book signing and sales. Refreshments will be served.

13 Jun

“Beach Reads”

June 18, 2020—1:30 PM to 3 PM
The Barnstable Adult Community Center, 825 Falmouth Road, Hyannis,MA 02601 — 1:30 PM to 3 PM Get Directions

Authors, Leslie Wheeler, Susan Santangelo, Frances McNamara, Leslie Meier, and Carolyn Wilkins, will discuss their latest books and why they make good summer reading.

18 Jun

“Mystery Making”

July 21, 2020—7 PM to 8:30 PM
The Pembroke Public Library, 142 Center St., Pembroke MA 02359 — 7 PM to 8:30 PM Get Directions

Authors, Leslie Wheeler, Gary Braver, Judy Copek, and Julie Hennrikus, will take part in a fun, fast-paced improv game in which they will brainstorm on their feet to create a brand-new mystery, using suggestions from the audience, and providing insights in the workings of mystery authors; minds and the conventions of the genre.

21 Jul

Book Talk and Reading from Shuntoll Road

July 24, 2020—5:30 PM to 7 PM
The Bookstore, 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240 — 5:30 PM to 7 PM Get Directions

Leslie will discuss and read from Shuntoll Road, the sequel to Rattlesnake Hill, and the second book in her Berkshire Hilltown Mystery series. A Q and A will follow the talk, then book signing. Refreshments will be served. Come and join the fun!

24 Jul