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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.

4th Tuesday of the month:

August 26
September 23
October 28
November 26
Meetings begin at 7:00 PM in the police briefing room at James Joseph Dwyer Memorial Substation, 12700 Montgomery NE (one block east of Tramway).

If the substation parking lot is full, additional parking is available just below the substation; the entrance to that lot is via a driveway below the substation.
Parnell Hall sings!
"Sisters in Crime"
Tuesday, August 26 - Robert Hartley, Albuquerque Firefighter
Robert Hartley is Battalion III Commander for Fire Fighters in Albuquerque. He will talk about fighting fires in Albuquerque, and may provide insights on detecting and investigating arson.
Tuesday, September 23 - Pari Noskin Taichert
Pari Noskin Taichert has garnered two Agatha Award nominations for her mystery series featuring Sasha Solomon published by the University of New Mexico Press:
  • The Clovis Incident (2004)
  • The Belen Hitch (2005)
  • The Socorro Blast (2008)

All humorously celebrate the Land of Enchantment while exploring the deeper human condition.
Pari was a founding member as well as the first President of Croak-and-Dagger. She is a 20+ year veteran in the public relations industry, the founder of the Anthony-nominated web log, and an award-winning freelance features writer. She finds delight in eating Vietnamese food, playing cello, lifting weights, hanging out with writers and readers, loving her family and practicing gratitude.

Enjoy Pari's blog posts from the archives on Murderati, follow her on Facebook, or check out the Sasha Solomon fan page.
Wanted: News of Albuquerque Author Appearances and Signings
Mystery fans, please send information on upcoming author appearances and signings in or near Albuquerque to the Nooseletter editor Rob Kresge at

Please give as much advance notice as possible. The Nooseletter comes out on the fourth Monday of each odd-numbered month, just before the Croak and Dagger meeting on the fourth Tuesday. The September 2014 issue will report events in late September, October and November.