MontBlanc Series Features Local Mystery Writers


Who dunnit? Talk to three mystery writers at Montblanc and learn how ?

Montblanc Boutique in Cherry Creek Shopping Center and Anne Randolph,
founder of present monthly Montblanc Authors Series
and book signing featuring MYSTERY AUTHORS, triple hitter.

Book signing is free and open to the public. Thurs, February 18, 5:30-7:30 pm,

Do RSVP: 303-758-3426

Thurs, February 18, 5:30-7:30 pm, Signing
followed by Creativity Workshop 6:15-8:30
with Anne Randolph.
at Montblanc in Cherry Creek Mall (2nd floor, next to Saks)
Sign up for workshop:

JOIN MIKE BEFELER Retirement Home Mystery writer, combines humor and intrigue,

BETH GROUNDWATER, AND LINDA BERRY for tips on mystery and success.

BETH GROUNDWATER is the author of the Claire Hanover gift basket designer mystery series,
the first of which, A Real Basket Case was nominated for the 2007 Best First Novel Agatha Award.
The second, To Hell in a Handbasket, was recently released. Beth also has published short stories
and writing essays, the latest in The Writer’s Journey Journal. One of her short stories was featured
in Frontier Airlines Magazine. She is a consummate networker with thousands of personal, email,
Facebook, etc friends, many of whom have helped her career.

Linda Berry new mystery written with the Agatha Christie MontBlanc pen!! In the sixth of the Trudy Roundtree Mysteries, the youth minister at Ogeechee,
Georgia’s, First Baptist church is electrocuted as he’s about to baptize a teenage girl. Investigation shows
it was no accident, and leads Police Officer Trudy Roundtree and Chief Henry Huckabee to take a closer
look at some other deaths connected which had seemed to be accidental. “This is a strong example of the small-town procedural. The easy, humorous first-person
narrative brings a range of believable characters to life.” (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.

LINDA BERRY has published short fiction for children and adults, poetry, preschool curriculum, a newspaper entertainment column, plays, and six Trudy Roundtree Mysteries. She’s a member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, Sisters in Crime, the Denver Woman’s Press Club, and Colorado Dramatists.
She describes herself as an arts advocate and an avid theatre goer. Linda lives in
Aurora with her husband, Jerry, who made her
the proud owner of the MontBlanc Limited Edition Agatha Christie pen, which features a silver serpent with ruby eyes and the author’s signature!

MIKE BEFELER Retirement Mysteries
“Befeler’s funny, feisty, and memory-challenged senior sleuth is a delightful addition to
the mystery scene. The May, 2008, issue of the AARP Bulletin Mike Befeler was identified
as one of four authors in a new emerging mystery sub-genre. Harlan Coben, president of
Mystery Writers of America stated, “We’ve just scratched the surface on geezer-lit.
It could be the next frontier in crime fiction.”

Mike turned his attention to fiction writing after a career in high technology marketing.
His debut novel,RETIREMENT HOMES ARE MURDER, was published January, 2007. The second novel in his Paul Jacobson Geezer-lit Mystery Series, LIVING WITH YOUR KIDS IS MURDER,appeared April, 2009. Mike is active in organizations promoting a positive image of aging and is vice-president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. He holds a Master’s degree from UCLA and a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford. He grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii,
and now lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, Wendy.
Book signing is free and open to the public.

Do RSVP: 303-758-3426

Special bonus: Join Anne Randolph, creator of for a workshop exploring
Creativity beginning at 6:15 pm, Feb 18. RSVP workshop 303-758-3426.


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