Events

Here’s where you’ll find information on Christopher Valen’s appearances throughout the year.

Check back here for additional dates as they are added to the calendar.

If you are a bookseller or librarian and would like to request a visit by Christopher, please send him an email at cjvalen@comcast.net.


-2017-

APRIL 2017

Saturday, April 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Foothills Mall
7325 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 742-6402 

MAY 2017

Thursday, May 18, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Redwood Falls Public Library
509 South Lincoln Street
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
(507) 627-8650

JUNE 2017

June 10, 11-3 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Author Fest, hosted by Beagle Books
American Legion
900 1st St. E.
Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218) 237-2665

Thursday, June 15, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Thomas St. Angelo Public Library
1305 2nd Avenue
Cumberland, WI 54829
(715) 822-2767

SEPTEMBER 2017

Saturday, September 16, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Country Faire
Steeple Center
14375 Robert Trail
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 322-6000

Saturday, September 30, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Speak For The Dead Book Launch
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 870-3785

OCTOBER 2017

Saturday, October 7, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
2100 Snelling Avenue North
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 639-9256

Saturday, October 14, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
8040 Wedgewood Lane N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
(763) 420-4517

NOVEMBER 2017

Saturday, November 11, 11:00-1:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Chapter 2 Books
226 Locust St.
Hudson, WI 54016
(715) 220-8818

DECEMBER 2017

Saturday, December 2, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
3940 Division Street,
St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 251-4537

Saturday, December 9, 11:00-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
Galleria Shopping Center
3230 W. 69th
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 920-2124

Saturday, December 16, 11:00-3:00
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Avenue N.
Maplewood, MN 55109
(651) 779-9999

MAY 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour/Valley Bookseller
Dock Café
425 East Nelson Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 430-3385

 

-2016-


FEBRUARY 2016

Saturday, February 13, 10:30 a.m.-11-30 p.m.
Reading/Discussion/Signing
Lake City Public Library
201 S. High Street
Lake City, MN 55041
(651) 345-4013

MARCH 2016

Monday, March 14, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Reading/Discussion/Signing
"Coffee With The Author" Series
Reservations Required
Barnes & Noble
Woodbury Village Shopping Center 
7020 Valley Creek Plaza 
Woodbury, MN 55125 
651-739-7274

MAY 2016

Saturday, May 28, 11:00-1:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
8040 Wedgwood Lane N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
763-420-4517

 

-2015 -

The Darkness Hunter 2015 Event Schedule

JUNE 2015

Saturday, June 20, 11:00-1:00 p.m.
Sister Wolf Books
20471 State 226
Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218) 732-7565

AUGUST 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Reading/Discussion/Signing
Explore Noir Event With Chuck Logan & Steve Thayer
Walnut Room, Dick’s Bar & Grill
111 Walnut Street
Hudson, Wisconsin 54016

SEPTEMBER 2015

Saturday, September 12, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
The Darkness Hunter Publication Party
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 870-3785

Saturday, September 12, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Valley Bookseller 25-Year Celebration
Lowell Inn Banquet Center
102 2nd St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082

Sunday, September 13, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Edina Fall Into Arts Festival
Centennial Lakes Park/Author Studio Kiosk
Edina, MN  55435

Friday, September 18, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Lake Country Booksellers
4766 Washington
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
(651) 426-0918

Saturday, September 19, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
2100 Snelling Avenue North
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 697-0546

Thursday, September 24 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Presentation/Signing
Minnesota Triad Conference
Treasure Island Resort & Casino
5734 Sturgeon Lake Road
Welch, MN 55089

Saturday, September 26, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
River Hills Mall
1850 Adams St. #404
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 345-3444

OCTOBER 2015

Saturday, October 3, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
8040 Wedgewood Lane N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
(763)-420-4517

Friday, October 9, 1:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
333 Collins Road NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-4800

Saturday, October 10, 12:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
101 Jordan Creek Parkway
W. Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 453-2980

Friday, October 16, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Reading/Discussion
Eat My Words bookstore
228 2nd Street N.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(651) 243-1756

October 17, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
13131 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952)-546-2006

Saturday, October 24, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
3800 State Road 16
LaCrosse, Wisconsin 54601
(608) 785-1330

Saturday, October 31, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Chapter 2 Books
226 Locust St.
Hudson, WI 54016
(715) 220-8818

NOVEMBER 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 4:30- 6:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour/Valley Bookseller
Dock Café
425 East Nelson Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 430-3385

Saturday, November 14, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
7433 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 827-0809

Saturday November 21 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
Galleria Shopping Center
3225 W. 69th
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 920-0633

Saturday, November 28, 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Book Club/The Darkness Hunter Discussion
Book Corner
783 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 730-0661

DECEMBER

Thursday, December 3, 5:00-8 p.m.
Meet & Greet
Desert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N. Tatum Blvd. Suite 42
Phoenix, AZ 85050
480-538-8520

Friday, December 4, 11:00-2:00
Meet & Greet
Barnes & Noble Arrowhead Crossing
7685 W. Bell Road
Peoria, AZ 85382
623-487-9022

Saturday, December 5, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Foothills Mall
7325 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 742-6402

Sunday, December 6, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble, San Tan Village
2150 East Williams Field Rd #105
Gilbert, AZ 85295
480-857-8033

Saturday, December 12, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
3940 Division Street,
St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 251-4537

Saturday, December 19, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble, Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Avenue N.
Maplewood, MN 55109
(651) 779-9999

- 2014 -

MARCH 2014

Saturday, March 1, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Death’s Way Publication Party
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 870-3785

Tuesday, March 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Lake Elmo Library
3537 Lake Elmo Avenue North
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
(651)-773-4926

Saturday, March 8, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
2100 Snelling Avenue North
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 697-0546

Thursday, March 13, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet
Barnes & Noble Fiesta Shopping Center
10500 N. 90th Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
(480) 391-0048

Friday, March 14, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Foothills Mall
7325 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85741
(520) 512-1166

Saturday, March 15, 10:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble, Ahwatukee Foothills Town Center
4847 E. Ray Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85044
(480) 940-7136

Saturday, March 22, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
Galleria Shopping Center
3225 W. 69th
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 920-0633

APRIL 2014

Saturday, April 12, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
3800 State Road 16
LaCrosse, Wisconsin 54601
(608) 785-1330

Tuesday, April 16, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble-Chateau Theater 15
1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

Saturday, April 19, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
131 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952) 546-2006

Thursday, April 24, 9:30-11:00
Woodbury YMCA
Discussion/Signing
Woodbury YMCA Book Club
2175 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 731-9507

Saturday, April 26, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
7433 Mineral Point Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53717
(608) 827-0472

MAY 2014

Saturday, May 3, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
14880 Florence Trail
Apple Valley, MN 55124
(952) 997-8928

Wednesday, May 7, 4:30- 6:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour/Valley Bookseller
Dock Café
425 East Nelson Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 430-3385

Saturday, May 10, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
333 Collins Road NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-4800

Sunday, May 11, 10:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
101 Jordan Creek Parkway
W. Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 453-2980

Saturday, May 17, 9:00-11:00
Discussion/Signing
Book Corner
783 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 730-0661

JUNE 2014

Saturday, June 28, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Sister Wolf Books
20471 State 226
Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218) 732-7565

JULY 2014

Friday, July 11, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Lake Country Booksellers
4766 Washington
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
(651) 426-0918

DECEMBER 2014

Saturday, December 20, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55109
(651) 779-9999

 

- 2013 -

JANUARY 2013

Saturday, January 5, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
3940 Division Street,
St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 251-4537 

Saturday, January 19, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Book Discussion/Signing
The Book Corner
783 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 730-0661

MARCH 2013

Thursday, March 21, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Lake Elmo Library
3537 Lake Elmo Avenue North
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
(651) 773-4926

APRIL 2013

Saturday, April 6, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Signing
St. Peter Book Festival
Saint Peter Community Center
601 S. Washington Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 933-7588

Wednesday, April 10, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
TRIAD - Citizens and Law Enforcement Partnership 
Shepherd’s Center
120 State Street West
Cannon Falls, MN 55009
(507) 263-2136

Wednesday, April 10, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Wildwood Branch Library
763 Stillwater Road  
Mahtomedi, MN 55115
(651) 426-2042

Thursday, April 18, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
National Library Week Author Celebration
Lake Elmo Library
3537 Lake Elmo Avenue North
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
(651) 773-4926

MAY 2013

Monday, May 13, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Last Word Book Discussion Group
Barnes & Noble 
Galleria Shopping Center 
3225 W 69th
Edina, MN 55435
952-920-0633

JUNE 2013

Saturday, June 22, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Sister Wolf Books
20471 State 226
Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218) 732-7565 

Sunday, June 23, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Country Inn
4940 U.S. 61
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
(651) 429-5393

JULY 2013

Tuesday, July 23, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
KFAI Radio, 90.3 MHZ in Minneapolis, 106.7 MHZ in St. Paul
1808 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454 
(612) 341-3144

OCTOBER 2103

Thursday, October 10, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
Ridgehaven Mall
13131 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952) 546-2006

Tuesday, October 22, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Lake Elmo Library
3537 Lake Elmo Avenue North
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
(651) 773-4926

NOVEMBER 2013

Saturday, November 16, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Dakota Library Author Fair
Meet & Greet/Signing
Dakota County Western Service Center
14955 Galaxie Avenue W.
Apple Valley, MN 55124
(952) 891-7570

Friday- Sunday, November 22-24, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Miami Book Fair International/Conquill Press Booth
Meet & Greet/Signing
Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida 33132

DECEMBER 2013

Saturday, December 7, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Ridgehaven Mall
13131 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952) 546-2006

Saturday, December 21, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55109
(651) 779-9999


- 2012 -

JANUARY 2012

Saturday, January 14, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Discussion/Signing
Author's Studio
Edina Art Center
4701 W 64th Street
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 903-5780

MARCH 2012

Saturday, March 24, 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Writer's Festival and Book Fair
1800 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431  
(952) 563-8587

APRIL 2012

Tuesday, April 3, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble
3400 Rib Mountain Drive
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
(715) 241-6360

Saturday, April 7, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Write of Spring
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 870-3785

JUNE 2012

Thursday, June 14, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble–Chateau Theater
1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

Saturday, June 23, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Sister Wolf Books
20471 State 226
Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218) 732-7565

SEPTEMBER 2012

Saturday, September 29, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Bone Shadows Publication Party
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 870-3785

OCTOBER 2012

Friday, October 5, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing - Lake Country Books
4766 Washington
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
(651) 426-0918

Saturday, October 6, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
1201 42nd Street SW
Fargo, North Dakota 58103
(701) 281-1002

Saturday, October 13, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
2100 Snelling Avenue North
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 697-0546

Saturday, October 20, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
3800 State Road 16
LaCrosse, Wisconsin 54601
(608) 785-1330

Saturday, October 27, 11:30-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
101 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 453-2980

Sunday, October 28, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
333 Collins Road NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-4800

NOVEMBER 2012

Saturday, November 3, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
7433 Mineral Point Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53717
(608) 827-0472

Sunday, November 4, 11:00-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
2710 South Green Bay Road
Racine, Wisconsin 53406
(262) 598-9757

Wednesday, November 7, 4:30- 6:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour/Valley Bookseller
Dock Café
425 East Nelson Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 430-3385

Saturday, November 10, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
1600 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 786-0714

Saturday, November 17, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble, Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Avenue N.
Maplewood, MN 55109
(651) 779-9999

Saturday, November 24, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
14880 Florence Trail
Apple Valley, MN 55124
(952) 997-8928

DECEMBER 2012

Saturday, December 1, 11:00- 2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Foothills Mall
7325 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85741
(520) 512-1166

Sunday, December 2, 11a.m.-2 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble, Ahwatukee Foothills Town Center
4847 E. Ray Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85044
(480) 940-7136

Tuesday, December 4, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble-Chateau Theater 15
1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

Saturday, December 8, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
Galleria Shopping Center
3225 W. 69th
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 920-0633

Sunday, December 16, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
7433 Mineral Point Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53717
(608) 827-0472

Friday, December 21, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
101 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 453-2980

Saturday, December 22, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
333 Collins Road NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-4800


- 2011 -

APRIL 2011

Saturday, April 2, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
9th Annual "Write of Spring"
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 870-3785

MAY 2011

Saturday, May 21, 9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Montrose-Waverly Community Fair
Railroad Park
Waverly, MN 55390
(612) 790-2236

JUNE 2011

Saturday, June 25, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Book Signing
Good Neighbor Days/Community Fair
Howard Lake, MN 55349
(320) 543-2589

SEPTEMBER 2011

Sunday, September 4, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Sister Wolf Books
20471 State 226
Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218) 732- 7565

Saturday, September 10th, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Bad Weeds Never Die Publication Party
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
612-870-3785

Saturday, September 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble
3400 Rib Mountain Drive
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
(715) 241-6360

Tuesday, September 20, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble-Chateau Theater 15
1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

Friday, September 23, 9:30-12:30 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Lake Country Books
4766 Washington
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
(651) 426-0918

Saturday, September 24, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
1201 42nd Street SW 58103
Fargo, North Dakota
(701) 281-1002

Sunday, September 25, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
565 South 7th Street
Bismarck, North Dakota 58504
(701) 224-1300

OCTOBER 2011

Saturday, October 1, 11:00-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
7433 Mineral Point Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53717
(608) 827-0472

Saturday, October 8, 11:00-3:00 p.m.

Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
2100 Snelling Avenue North
Roseville, MN 55113
(651-697-0546

Saturday, October 15, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
3800 State Road 16
LaCrosse, Wisconsin 54601
(608) 785-1330

Saturday, October 22 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
811 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-8880

Thursday, October 27, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Oakview Mall
3333 Oakview Drive
Omaha, Nebraska 68144
(402) 691-4557

Friday, October 28, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
8625 NW Prairie View Road Spac
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 505-3355

Saturday, October 29, 11:00-1:00 p.m
Discussion/Signing
Big Sleep Books
239 North Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-6100

NOVEMBER 2011

Saturday, November 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
14880 Florence Trail
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952-997-8928

Saturday, November 12, 1-3 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble, Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Avenue N. Ste 1030
Maplewood, MN 55109
(651)-779-9999

Saturday, November 19, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble
2710 South Green Bay Road
Racine, Wisconsin 53406
(262) 598-9757

Wednesday, November 30, 1-4 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble, Fiesta Shopping Center
10500 N. 90th Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
(480) 391-0048

DECEMBER 2011

Friday, December 2, 11a.m.-2 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble, Ahwatukee Foothills Town Center
4847 E. Ray Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85044
(480) 940-7136

Saturday, December 3, 11:00- 2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble Foothills Mall
7325 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85741
(520) 512-1166 

Wednesday, December 7, 4:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour/Valley Bookseller  
Dock Café
425 East Nelson Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 430-3385

Friday, December 9, 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble-Galleria Shopping Center
3225 W. 69th 
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 920-0633


Tuesday, December 13, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
Barnes & Noble-Chateau Theater 15
1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848 


- 2010 -

JANUARY 2010

Saturday, January 16, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Book Club Discussion/Signing
The Book Corner
783 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 730-0661

FEBRUARY 2010

Monday, February 1, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Book Club Discussion
YMCA Andover
15200 Hanson Blvd
Andover, MN 55304
(763) 230- 9622

Tuesday, February 9, 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Luncheon/Discussion/Signing
Osseo Book Club/Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
(952) 995-1300

Saturday, February 27, 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
7th Annual Writer's Festival and Book Fair
1800 West Old Shakopee Road

Bloomington, MN 55431

(952) 563-8587

MARCH 2010

Friday, March 12, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Interview
KARE 11 News with Pat Evans
8811 Olson Memorial Highway
Minneapolis, MN 55427

Saturday, March 20, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet/Signing
8th Annual "Write of Spring"
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
604 W. 26th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55405

(612) 870-3785

APRIL 2010

Wednesday, April 7, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Discussion/Signing
Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour/Valley Bookseller
Dock Café
425 East Nelson Street,
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 430-3770

Tuesday, April 20, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing 
Barnes & Noble-Chateau Theater
15 – 1st St. SW, 
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

Monday, April 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Mystery Book Club Discussion/Signing
Barnes & Noble– Maple Grove

8040 Wedgewood Lane

Maple Grove, MN 55369

(763) 420-4517

JUNE 2010

Tuesday, June 15, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing 
Barnes & Noble-Chateau Theater
15 – 1st St. SW, 
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

Friday, June 25, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Sister Wolf Books
20471 State 226
Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218) 732-7565

OCTOBER 2010

Thursday, October 22, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble
3940 Division Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 251-4537




- 2009 -

MARCH 2009

6th Annual Writer's Festival and Book Fair
Saturday, March 21
Bloomington Art Center
10:30-3:00 p.m.
1800 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431
952-563-8587

7th Annual "Write of Spring"
Saturday, March 28
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
12:00-1:00 p.m.
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
612-870-3785

SEPTEMBER 2009

"The Black Minute" Publication Party
Saturday, September 12th
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
12:00-2:00 p.m.
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
612-870-3785

Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m. – Noon
Book Signing
A Novel Place
202 County Rd 81
Osseo, MN 55369
(763) 424-4122

Sunday, September 20, 2-4 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Borders Books & Music
8472 Tamarack Bay
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 578-2931 or 578-3865

Thursday, September 24, 7-9 p.m.
Killer Cocktails @ Midwest Booksellers Association (Not open to the public)
Common Good Books
165 Western Ave N, Ste. 14
St. Paul MN 55102

Saturday, Sept. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Midwest Booksellers Association
Trade Show (Not open to the public)
Christopher Valen appearance at North Star Press booth
St. Paul, Minnesota 

Tuesday, September 29, 7:30 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Common Good Books
165 Western Ave N, Ste. 14,
St. Paul MN 55102
(651) 225-8989

OCTOBER 2009

Saturday, October 3, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Lake Country Booksellers
4766 Washington Square,
White Bear Lake MN 55110
(651) 426-0918

Saturday, October 10, 10:00-5:00 p.m.
Book Signing
Twin Cities Book Festival
Minneapolis Community % Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 659-6200

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. –2 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble-Chateau Theater
15 – 1st St. SW,
Rochester MN
(507) 288-3848

Saturday October 17, 2-4 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble - Apache Mall
1201–12th Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 281-7950

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m.
Reading, Discussion & Signing
Booked For Murder
2701 University Ave., Madison, WI 53705
(608) 238-2701

Wednesday, October 21, 6:30–8 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble, Valley View Mall
3800 State Road 16, La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 785-1330                      

Thursday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
Meet& Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble - Har Mar Mall
2100 North Snelling Ave
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 639-9256

NOVEMBER 2009

Saturday, November 7, 11:30-2 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble
1201 42 S. SW
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 281-1002

Thursday, November 12, 7:15-8:00 p.m. CST
Blog Talk Radio
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/VoicesAndVibes
Click on the "Click To Listen" button to hear the show
live. You can also call in to the show by dialing
(646) 595-4107

Saturday, November 14, 11:00 a.m.
Friends of the Maple Grove Library Book Fair
Barnes & Noble - Maple Grove
8040 Wedgewood Lane
Maple Grove MN 55369
(763) 420-5191 or (763) 420-4517

Tuesday, November 17, 7 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble
4550 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 226-0162

Wednesday, November 18, 6 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Borders
1200 South Duff
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 233-2833

Friday, November 20, 5-9 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Hastings Entertainment Centers
800 Juan Tabo NE, Suite “A”
Albuquerque, NM 87123-1444
(505) 296-6107

Saturday, November 21 at 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble, Coronado Center
6600 Menaul Blvd., NE, Albuquerque NM 87110
(505) 883-8200

Friday, November 27, 1-4:00 p.m.
Best of Times Bookstore
425 West Third Street
Red Wing, MN 55066
(651) 388-1003

Saturday, November 28, 2-4 p.m.
Meet & Greet
Back to Books
520 Second Street,
Hudson, Wisconsin 54016
(715) 381-1188

DECEMBER 2009

Saturday, December 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble
Northland Square SC, 333 Collins Rd NE Bldg 1
Cedar Rapids IA 52402
(319) 393-4800

Tuesday, December 8, 11-2:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Barnes & Noble - Chateau Theatre
15 1st St. SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

Thursday, December 10, 7 p.m.
Meet & Greet, Signing
Borders
8472 Tamarack Bay
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 578-2931 or 578-3865


- 2008 -

MARCH 2008

Book Launch and Publication Party
Saturday, March 1
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
12:00-2:00 p.m.
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
612-870-3785

Book Signing
Saturday, March 22
The Book Corner
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
783 Radio Drive # 115
Woodbury, MN 55125
651-730-0661

6th Annual “Write of Spring”
Saturday, March 22
Once Upon A Crime Bookstore
1:00-2:00 p.m.
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
612-870-3785

APRIL 2008

5th Annual Writer's Festival and Book Fair
Saturday, April 5

Bloomington Art Center
10:30-3:00
1800 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431
952-563-8587

MAY 2008

Saturday, May 24th, 10am –Noon
Discussion & Signing
Lake Country Booksellers
4766 Washington Square
White Bear Lake MN 55110
(651) 426-0918

Saturday, May 10th, 11:00-1:00
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble – Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Avenue North
Maplewood MN 55109
(651) 779-9999

JUNE 2008

Tuesday, June 3rd, 7:00 p.m.
Reading, Discussion & Book Signing
Barnes & Noble - Har Mar Mall
2100 North Snelling Ave
Roseville MN 55113
(651) 639-9256

Thursday, June 12, 11:00-2:00
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble – Chateau Theatre
15 1st Street SW
Rochester, MN
(507) 288-3848

Tuesday, June 17, 6:30-8:30
Book Signing & Reading
R.H. Stafford Branch Library
8595 Central Park Place
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 731-1320

Saturday, June 21, 2:00 p.m.
Reading, Discussion & Book Signing
Booked For Murder
2701 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53705
(608) 238-2701
(800) 200-5996

Wednesday, June 25, 7:00-8:00
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble – Miller Mall
1600 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 786-0710

JULY 2008

Saturday, July 12th, 1:00-3:00
Reading, Discussion & Book Signing
Barnes & Noble - Valley View Mall
3800 State Road 16
LaCrosse, Wisconsin 54601
(608) 785-1330

AUGUST 2008

Monday, August 25, 7:00 p.m.
Mystery Book Club Discussion & Signing
Barnes & Noble – Maple Grove
8040 Wedgewood Lane
Maple Grove, MN 55369
(763) 420-4517

SEPTEMBER 2008

Saturday, September 6, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Reading, Discussion & Signing
Barnes & Noble, Coronado Center
6600 Menaul Blvd. NE,
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
(505) 883-8200

Sunday, September 7, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Meet & Greet Signing
Borders Sanbusco Center
500 Montezuma
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
(505) 954-4707

Thursday, September 11, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Reading, Discussion & Book Signing
Merriam Park Library
1831 Marshall Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
(651) 642-0385

Thursday, September 18, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble - Chateau Theatre
15 1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

OCTOBER 2008

Monday, October 6, 1:00 a.m.
Interview
Al Malmberg Radio Show
WCCO Radio
625 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 370-0676

Saturday, October 11, 10:00-5:00 p.m.
Book Signing
Twin Cities Book Festival
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 659-6200

NOVEMBER 2008

Saturday, November 1, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble - Apache Mall
1201 12th Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 281-7950

Friday, November 14, 7:00 p.m.
Reading, Discussion & Signing
e.p. atelier
609 South 10th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 332-4000

DECEMBER 2008

Tuesday, December 2, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble - Chateau Theatre
15 1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 288-3848

Saturday, December 6, 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble - Apache Mall
1201 12th Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 281-7950