Albuquerque NM Chapter
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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.
Meeting Location

North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
7521 Carmel Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM
(click for Google Map)

Classroom 6 on the second floor, accessible by stairs or elevator

Meetings begin at 7pm

4th Tuesday each month:

May 23
June 27
July 25
August 22
September 26
October 24
November 28
No December Meeting
Tuesday May 23  - Laura Metzler
Laura Metzler is the Manager of the Tony Hillerman Branch of the Albuquerque Public Library. She will advise us:
  • how to get our books into the library
  • how to keep them on the shelves, available to readers
  • what we can do to help our library system
Tuesday June 27 - Christine Barber
Christine will discuss the West Mesa case, and compelling reasons to believe that there is another burial site. What might a killer look for in a burial location? Croak & Dagger members can help trying to figure out where it is.

Christine Barber won the 2007 Tony Hillerman Award for best first novel set in the Southwest.  Her Gil Montoya mystery series set in Santa Fe now includes three books:
  • The Replacement Child
  • The Bone Fire
  • When the Devil Doesn't Show
Laura was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico by a family of mathematicians - so naturally she became a poet.  Her family was worried that she would starve to death; felt very reassured when she got a quasi-respectable job as a librarian.  Laura has worked in libraries in Indianapolis and in Albuquerque for the past 25 years.  She enjoyed many years as a children’s librarian, until she rather unexpectedly became a branch manager. 
On Deck:

  • July: Pat Wood, author & husband Don Wood, Amateur Radio Enthusiast
  • August: Joanne Bodin, author
  • September: Mike Langner, radio host and Radio Frequencies expert