Saturday, October 10, 2015

Sunday, December 13, 2009

New book signings

DESERT VENGEANCE, the 9th Lena Jones mystery, will be released February 2017.

To read an interview about DESERT RAGE, click onto

To see Betty interviewed about her Gunn Zoo books on PBS-TV, click onto

Find out more about the Lena Jones "Desert" mysteries at
     and find out about the Gunn Zoo mysteries at

2016 SIGNINGS AND APPEARANCES -- And some exciting news! The Arizona Library has chosen Betty to be a Writer in Residence. (Check June through August listings below for more information) 

June 4 through August 22 -- Betty is the Writer In Residence at the Avondale Public Library, Avondale, Arizona. During her hours there she will help anyone -- free of charge -- with their writing. She will also give writing classes every other week. In order to help individuals with their manuscripts or give other writing advice, Betty will hold office hours every Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. during those three months (except for July 4, which will be replaced with 6 to 8 p.m. office hours on July 5). She will also be available for the same help every Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. Call the library for an appointment. The dates of her free creative writing classes are:
July 9 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Writing the Contemporary Mystery and Thriller"
July 23 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Developing Unforgettable Characters"
August 13 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Writing the Memoir and Family History"
August 20 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Getting Published"

After her Writer In Residence is finished, Betty will take a break for a while (to do more writing), but after that,  look for her...

February, 2017 TBT (exact date to be determined) signing DESERT VENGEANCE at the Poisoned Pen Bookstore, Scottsdale AZ

February, 2017 TBT -- Clues Unlimited, Tucson AZ

February, 2017 TBT -- Changing Hands, Tempe AZ

March 11-12, 2017 -- Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson AZ

March 21, 2017 -- Avid Readers Book Club, Scottsdale AZ

Check back soon for additional appearances.