Another terrific crowd at The Book Vault in Wallingford, Connecticut -- one of the truly great independent bookstores.
On the set with Zita Christian, host of the terrific television show about books and writing, "Page 1". Zita does really substantive and smart interviews with authors.
With the legendary Otto Penzler, owner of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City.
Michele with Jennifer Vido, Chairman of the Board of the Harford County (Maryland) Public Library, book reviewer, party planner extraordinaire, and all-around superwoman. (Jen even lent Michele jewelry to dress up her outfit, since Michele forgot to bring hers!)
Michele, with author Gregg Hurwitz, signing books for fans at BookMania, a fantastic event sponsored by the Martin County Library in Stuart, Florida.
Michele with Deborah Crombie, and our wonderful hosts, at BookMania.
Michele with Rachel Leonardo and Charlotte Natale, the owners of the wonderful Under the Bridge Bookstore in San Pedro, California.
Michele in front of the terrific Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore in San Diego. What a window -- now that's great product placement. Thanks!
A wonderful crowd showed up at Books and Company, in Dayton, Ohio, one of the very best independent bookstores around.
Michele and Sharon Kelly Roth of Books and Company in Dayton. Sharon puts on simply amazing book events.
Michele was lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak to a great group of students at the Pembroke Pines (Florida) Charter School, as part of the Broward County Library's fantastic Literary Feast program.
Michele and the multi-talented Twist Phelan after appearing at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale.
Michele and attorney/author Kathy Sweeney teaching a legal seminar about The Patriot Act at Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. Mystery Lovers owner Mary Alice Gorman is one of the great creative minds in bookselling today.
Michele speaks to readers at the Hispanic Resource Center at the Martin Regional Library in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Hispanic Resource Center is run by the energetic and terrific Sara Martinez.