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Feb 20: Publication day. Joy on Paper Radio Interview. Tan Talk 1340-AM / 106.1FM at 11:35 am.

Feb 20: Guest post on Crimereads: "9 Historical Mysteries Adapted to Cinema"

Feb 21:  An Excerpt from Murder by Lamplight posts on Fresh Fiction.

Feb 22: Guest post on Dru's Book Musings - "A Day in the Life of Dr. Julia Lewis"


Feb 25:  Book Launch Party at the Paramus Women’s Club 4-6 pm


Feb 27:  BookTowne Bookstore Literary Luncheon, Women’s Club of Manasquan, 12-2 pm

Mar 1:  Langley-Adams Library Zoom author event, 2-3 pm

Mar 12:  Copperfish Books, Punta Gorda, FL, author event, 6-7 pm

Mar 22: PGI Book Group, author talk, 4-5 pm


Mar 23: Bonita Springs Library, FL, Meet and Greet Local Authors, 1-3 pm

April 10: Seminole Lakes author talk and book signing, Seminole Lakes clubhouse, 2-4 pm

April 14: Blinking Owl Books, Fort Myers, FL. Author talk, 4:30. RSVP at

April 15: Guest blog on SHEPHERD-EXPLORE, DISCOVER, READ:                   "Best Offbeat Books About the Victorian Era."

April 21: Guest speaker at the Friends of Paramus Library; 2:15                        at Paramus Public Library.

April 23: NIHA Bookclub (Zoom), 7-8 pm

May 1: Thriller Book Club, Teaneck Public Library, 10-11 am

May 21: Novels at Night Book Club, East Rutherford Memorial Library, 6:30-7:30

May 21: Interview online at Aunt Agatha's Mysteries

June 1: Murder by Lamplight, large-type edition 

June 12: Barnes & Noble, Route 17 North, Paramus, 12-2 pm

July 18: Wood-Ridge Book Club, 7 pm

July 28: Book & Nook Bookstore Mystery Writers Panel and Signing at the Albert Wisner Public Library, Warwick, NY, 1-3 pm

Aug. 14: Our Stories/Our Shelves, Bloomfield Public Library,

6:30-7:30 pm

Sept. 10: Punta Gorda Charlotte Library, Book Talk, 6-8

Sept. 21: Hoboken Library Book Festival, Church Square Park, book signing, 11-12 pm.

Oct. 5: River Edge Public Library Book Talk, 3 pm.

Oct. 10: Wyckoff Public Library Book Talk, 7-8

Oct. 28: BookTowne, Manasquan, NJ, in conversation with author          Vanessa Kelly, 6 pm

Jan. 21, 2025: Murder by Lamplight, paperback edition

Feb. 25, 2025: A Slash of Emerald, (the second Dr. Julia Lewis Mystery)

Murder By Lamplight Book Cover
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