Events

All times and places are subject to change, so please double check before you get in your car! Also, make sure to keep an eye on the Get Togethers thread at the Virtual Book Club for reader get-togethers at certain venues. To order signed books from specific stores, click on the bookstore names below. You can also find Laurie online — visit the Contact page or the Media section of this site to find out where.


February 12-15San Francisco Writers Conference at Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, CA

February 17, 7:00Launch party at Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA.

Wednesday, February 18, 7PM: Talk & Signing at Copperfield’s, 850 4th St., San Rafael, CA 94901
*Ticketed (the price of admission is the book purchase)
*Wine or tea and lite fare will be served.

Friday, February 20, 11:00AM: Luncheon at Murder By The Book, Grace’s of Kirby, 3111 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77098
*This is a ticketed event.

Friday, February 20, 6:30AM: Evening Event at Murder By The Book, Grace’s of Kirby, 3111 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77098

February 21, 2:00: Mary Russell Day at the Poisoned Pen, Poisoned Pen Books, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ

February 22, 11AM: Discussion & Signing, Vroman’s bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, California 91101

February 22, 2:45 PM: Writers Present Tea with Laurie R. King at Norman Murray Community Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Sponsored by the Friends of the Mission Viejo Library
Bookseller: Mysterious Galaxy
*Cookies and Japanese tea will be served.

February 24, 6:45PM:  Talk & Signing at Books Inc. in Laurel Village, 3515 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

February 25, 7:30PM: Signing at Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025

February 26, 7:00PM: Talk & Signing at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

February 27, 11:30AM: Luncheon event at University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603
Bookseller: The Book Stall

March 3, 7PM: Talk & Signing at Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002
Bookseller: Books Inc (Tentative)

March 4, 7PM: Talk & Signing at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA 94925

March 5, 7:00: Talk & Signing at Lafayette Library, Community Hall (seats 185-200), 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549
Bookseller: Orinda Books

March 10, 12PM: Luncheon at Orinda Books, 276 Village Square, Orinda, CA 94563

March 10, 6PM: conversation & signing, CapRadio Reads, 7055 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95826
*Ticketing will be through Eventbrite and will be posted on their website on February 11.  100 tickets will be available.

March 12, 7PM: event at Powell’s, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97005

March 12-15: Left Coast Crime, Portland OR

May 14-16: Crimefest at Bristol, England

October 8-11: Bouchercon at Raleigh, SC