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April 10, 7pm: Mystery Writers Book Panel: Malaprop's Bookstore and Cafe, 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, North Carolina. Featuring Elena and fellow mystery authors: Bryan Robinson, Beth Terrell-Hicks, Susan Crawford, David Burnsworth, and Rowena Carenen

April 12, 4pm: Q&A in the English Department at Fort Hays State University. Hays, Kansas.

April 13, 4pm: Reading, Q&A, Book Signing, Hays Public Library, Hays, Kansas.

April 15, 2pm: Palm Beach Peril. Best-selling novelist Meg Gardiner hosts a panel of debut mystery/thriller authors including: Elena Hartwell, KJ Howe, Mark Spivak, Kent Lester, and Edgar Award nominated Lili Wright. At the Hagen Ranch Road Public Library. Book signing to follow.

April 15: Two Heads Are Deader Than One launches from Camel PressAvailable through Amazon, B&N, Ibook, KOBO, and fine bookstores near you. Also available on Audible.


Blog Tour!
April 16Books,Dreams,Life 
April 17Readeropolis 
April 18Dee-Scoveries 
April 19Books Direct 
April 20Omnimystery News  
April 21- Texas Book-aholic 
April 22Lori's Reading Corner 
April 23I Read What You Write 
April 26Brooke Blogs 

April 27Community Bookshop 

April 28-30: Malice Domestic: Hyatt Regency, Bethesda, MD. Friday April 18: Author Speed-Dating. 10am. Panel, Sunday April 30 @ 9am: Private Eyes and Thrillers, Oh My!: Rick Ollerman (m), Robert Downs, Mary Ellis, Elena Hartwell, Heather Weidner.

May 6, 2pm: Book Launch at Bellevue College. Live music, reader's theater style reading, and cake! Check back for details.

June 4, 2pm: King's Books, Tacoma, WA. Join Marilyn Bennett and Elena Hartwell for readings from book two of the Eddie Shoes Mystery Series. 

June 6: Private Event - Book club

June 10, 10am-2pm: Wild Deadwood Reads! Join Elena and numerous other authors in historic Deadwood, South Dakota, for book signings, ghost tours, ride an 1880's train, visit Mount Rushmore, a rodeo... the list goes on.

June 20: Private Event - Book Club

July 11-15: ThrillerFest: The Grand Hyatt, NYC. Check back for panel/book signing information. Elena is very proud to chair this year's Debut Author Program with ITW.

October 20-22: Magna cum MurderThe Columbia Club, Indianapolis, IN. Check back for panel information.

December 3: Private Event - Book club


March 22-25: Left Coast Crime: Crime on the Comstock, Reno Nevada. Check back for panel information.