The Albuquerque NM Croak & Dagger chapter of Sisters in Crime welcomes mystery fans who enjoy felonious fun, absolutely criminal companionship and sensational speakers. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free and open to the public.
North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
7521 Carmel Avenue NE
Classroom 7 on the second floor, accessible by stairs or elevator
Meetings begin at 7pm
4th Tuesday each month:
No December Meeting
Saturday, May 19 - An All Day Writers' Workshop with Jan Burke
First Unitarian Church, Carlisle & Comanche 9 to 5 (doors open at 8:30)
$10 discount for Sisters in Crime members
$5 discount if you do not want the box lunch
$10 surcharge for registration after May 14
Edgar Award Winner, Sisters-In-Crime Ambassador, Best-Selling Author
Born and raised in the Rocky Mountains, Charlene Bell Dietz now lives a few miles from Torreon in the central mountains of New Mexico. She traveled the United States as an educational consultant after she retired as a school administrator and years of teaching different subjects and grades, including graduate-level college classes.
Her writing includes published articles, children's stories, and award winning short stories. One of her short stories, The Inner Child of Henry J., was included in The 2016 Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Anthology.
Her murder-mystery novel fraught with family drama, THE FLAPPER, THE SCIENTIST, AND THE SABOTEUR, won the 2016 NM-AZ First Book Award, became a finalist in the International Book Award, and earned a Kirkus starred review.
Her second novel, THE FLAPPER, THE IMPOSTOR, AND THE STALKER, is a historical murder mystery which unveils the young adult life of the flapper in the first book. These books are available from any book retailer.
Tuesday April 24 - Charlene Bell Dietz
- Mail name, address, phone, email, box lunch choice and your check to:
Croak and Dagger
PO Box 92483
Albuquerque NM 87199-2483
- use PayPal "Send Money" to PatWood1957@gmail.com with your name, address, phone, email, box lunch choice in the "Note" section, so it will go directly to Croak & Dagger
- website registration with PayPal
Planned Speakers/Panelists include:
An Assistant DA
Planned Sessions include:
Forensics and Physical Evidence
Headed to the Courtroom
Poisons: Do it. Spot it.
Exoneration & Rehabilitation
Master Criminal & Detective
Optional box lunch sandwich choices: Roast Beef, Turkey, Vegan (special requests will be considered)