News and Events

Publishing Timeline

June 19, 2013

DEATH RIDES AGAIN, the third book in the Jocelyn Shore myster series is released and available from all major booksellers!

April, 2013

DEATH MAKES THE CUT released as a mass market paperback!

July 17, 2012

DEATH MAKES THE CUT, the second book in the Jocelyn Shore mystery series is released and available from all major booksellers!

May, 2012

DEATH ON TOUR released as a mass market paperback!

January, 2012

DEATH ON TOUR, the first book in the Jocelyn Shore mystery series is nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark award and the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award.

April 28, 2011

DEATH ON TOUR is released today and available from all major booksellers!

 

Past Events

Mystery Workshop at Book People

I’ll be joining fellow mystery authors Karen MacInerneyReavis Wortham, and the Austin Mystery Writers at Book People in Austin for a mystery writing workshop. Bring your pens and curiosity!

NaNoWriMo Event at the Pflugerville Library

I’ll be participating in a local author showcase on November 4th of this year as part of the Pflugerville Library’s annual NaNoWriMo celebration. More details to follow, but mark it in your calendars now – it should be great fun!

Address: 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville, TX, 78660

Writers’ League of Texas Panel at Book People

Join me and the Writers’ League of Texas at Book People in Austin on Thursday, October 17th at 7:00 for a panel discussion about edge-of-your-seat writing, including plot elements and building tension. Lots of interaction and time to chat afterward. Hope to see you there!

Book Discussion at the Lake Travis Library

Join me at the new Lake Travis Community Library on Thursday, October 3rd for an interactive discussion about the Jocelyn Shore series, mysteries, and writing.

Address: 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin, TX 78734

Book Signing at Barnes & Noble, Round Rock (La Frontera Village)

Join me at the Round Rock Barnes & Noble for cookies, murder, and fun!

Address: 2701 Parker Road Bldg A Suite 700, Round Rock, TX 78681

Live radio interview on KAZi Book Review

Listen to a live interview on KAZI Book Review (@kazibooks) when I get to discuss DEATH RIDES AGAIN, mysteries, and more with host Hopeton Hay!

In Austin, 88.7 FM or streaming live everywhere.

Book Discussion at the Pflugerville Library

I got to join Hopeton Haye, host of KAZI Book Review, at the Pflugerville Library on Saturday, July 20th for an interactive discussion about the Jocelyn Shore series, mysteries, and writing.

Address: 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville, TX, 78660

Book Discussion and Signing at Book People

Janice joined the amazing Scott Montgomery, the terrific folks at Book People and some great friends on Wednesday, June 19th at 7:00 in the evening for beer, wine, and snacks – oh, and talking about her new book DEATH RIDES AGAIN. It was amazing!

Texas Book Festival

Chills, laughs, and a lot of Texas. Join Janice Hamrick, Ben Rehder, and Reavis Z. Wortham as they discuss To Wit: Texas Mysteries with a Sense of Humor. These three authors combine suspense and humor to tell the kind of smart, wicked mysteries that could only be set in Texas. Moderator Scott Montgomery is the crime fiction coordinator for BookPeople’s MysteryPeople. He also writes for Crimespree magazine, The Weekly Lizard blog, and has moderated panels at Bouchercon, the world’s largest mystery conference.

Sisters In Crime panel

Join moderator Hopeton Hay of KAZI Book Review and the Heart of Texas Sisters in Crime for a panel with mystery authors Janice Hamrick, Kaye George, and Robin Allen. They will discuss their books and their experiences during their first year as published authors.

Address: Barnes & Noble Westlake, 701 S. Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX

Mystery People at Book People

Janice and about fifty great friends met at Book People on Friday evening for wine and snacks…oh, and talking about her new book DEATH MAKES THE CUT! It was a blast!

Address: 603 N. Lamar, Austin TX 78703

Murder By The Book

Janice discussed her new book DEATH MAKES THE CUT at the fabulous Murder By the Book, Houston’s awesome mystery bookstore.

Address: 2342 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005

Zonta Club of San Antonio

Janice is delighted to be speaking at Zonta International (www.zonta.org), a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women.

Texas Library Association panel

Janice will be speaking on a panel called “Crime Time” with other mystery authors at the Texas Library Association conference at the Houston Convention Center in April.

Malice Domestic

Janice will be attending the Malice Domestic conference and speaking on a panel called “If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium: Travel Mysteries.”

San Saba Library Discussion

Janice Hamrick spoke about her novel at the Rylander Memorial Library in San Saba, Texas, on Monday November 21st.

Address: 103 South Live Oak, San Saba, TX 76877

Texas Mystery Author Visit

Hopeton Hay, host of KAZI Book Review, led a discussion panel with local mystery authors Robin Allen (If You Can’t Stand the Heat), Kaye George (Choke), and Janice Hamrick (Death on Tour).

Pflugerville Library (click here for map)

102 Tenth Street
Pflugerville, TX 78660

Barnes & Noble Book Signing

Join Janice Hamrick at the Round Rock Barnes and Noble at 2:00 this Saturday (10/8). Cookies, murder, and fun! This B&N is located at La Frontera Village, 2701 Parker Road Bldg A Suite 700, Round Rock, TX 78681.

Bouchercon

Bouchercon - St. Louis

Join Janice Hamrick at this year’s Bouchercon World Mystery Convention taking place in St. Louis, Missouri. Janice will be speaking on a panel called “Sharp Compassion – Finding the Humanity in Crime.”

The Poisoned Pen

The Poisoned Pen

The book signing at The Poisoned Pen, Pheonix’s premier mystery bookstore, was a wonderful event. Food, beautiful photos from Barbara’s Egyptian trip, and lots of great personal anecdotes about Egypt and tour groups! The event took place September 3, 2011. Many, many thanks to the great folks at the Poisoned Pen.

Hill Country Book Festival

Hill Country Book Festival

Janice Hamrick, Kaye George, and about fifty other local authors participated in this year’s Hill Country Book Festival in Georgetown, Texas.

Launch Party at Book People

Book People

Thanks to all who attended the launch party for Death on Tour at Book People in Austin. The event took place on Sunday, May 29th at 12:00 as part of Texas Mystery Month. Janice Hamrick spoke about her upbringing in Kansas, her trip to Egypt, and her experiences during the publishing process.

KAZI FM 88.7 Interview

Listen to Janice Hamrick’s interview on May 15th with Hopeton Hay on KAZI FM 88.7 The Voice of Austin Radio Station. Janice talks about her recently released debut novel Death on Tour, her witty amateur sleuth Jocelyn Shore, and her trip to Egypt that inspired the novel. You can listen to the recorded podcast here. To find out more about the KAZI FM 88.7 Book Review and Hopeton Hay’s interviews, click here.

Murder By The Book Signing

Janice’s very first book signing with the wonderful folks at Murder By The Book, Houston’s awesome mystery book store.