News & Events
News and articles about Leslie and Books, Crooks and Counselors:
- "Mystery Scene (June 2012) calls Books, Crooks & Counselors "a legal equivalent to D.P. Lyle's books on medical issues in mysteries," and says it is "thorough, well-organized, and authoritative. This excellent reference also has a touch of humor."
- 2012 National Indie Excellence Book Awards, finalist, for books about writing
2012 Anthony Award for Best Critical Nonfiction Work, nominee. The Anthony Awards are given at Bouchercon, the international mystery convention, held this year in Cleveland, October 4-7.
2012 Macavity Award for Best Mystery-Related Nonfiction, nominee. The Macavity Awards are named for the Mystery Cat in T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Particular Cats, and are awarded by Mystery Readers International, at Bouchercon.
- 4/29/12: Leslie wins the 2011 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, given at Malice Domestic, the annual fan convention celebrating the traditional mystery.
- 2/2012: Agatha-nominated for Best Non-Fiction!
- 9/2011:The Missoulian feature story: Page 1 & Page 2
- The Library Journal highly recommends Books, Crooks and Counselors.
- Books, Crooks and Counselors gets a great review from the Freelance
- "Attorney Weaves Writing Career Around Her Job," in The Daily Inter Lake
- "Local Lawyer Publishes Crime Book," in The Bigfork Eagle
- "Bigfork attorney pens book to help crime writers," in The Missoulian
Bay, Montana, a lakeside community on the road to Glacier Park that calls
itself "A Food Lover's Village"--will debut from Berkley Prime Crime in
May 3-5, 2013
Malice Domestic 25
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, MD
July 25-28, 2013
Pacific Northwest Writers Association Conference
Seattle Airport Hilton
Friday, July 26, 2:00 – 3:30, panel “Get a Clue: How First-Time Crime Writers Become Traditionally Published Authors” with Judy Dailey, Waverly Curtis, Bernadette Pajer, and Charles Martin
Sept. 19-22, 2103
Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Flathead River Writers Conference
I’m also available for conference calls with writers’ groups. Drop me a line.