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In 2015
We Welcome 

Anne Perry

 

and

Zoe Sharp

and

Denise Swanson


and

Local
Featured
Author

Robert
Goldsborough


Check back often to see who else is coming to next year's Con!

And thanks again to our 2014 Featured Authors:

Jamie Freveletti

Heather Graham

Peter Kornbluh

Jacquelyn Mitchard

Marcus Sakey

Local Featured Author:
Shane Gericke

for the 2015 Con

  
Testimonials
As always, great information, well organized. Good mix of presentations.

-Nancy Sweetland
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In Memoriam

This page honors our LIM Conference friends who have passed. Please contact us if there is someone you would like to include.

Honora Finkelstein, 1941-2014

It is with  great sadness that we have learned that author and long-time LIM attendee Honora Finkelstein passed away on May 14. Together with her cousin Susan Smiley, she co-authored three published novels in the Ariel Quigley Mystery Series, including The Chef Who Died Sautéing (2006), which won a Lovey award in 2007 and was nominated for an Agatha award that same year; The Lawyer Who Died Trying (2007); and  The Reporter Who Died Probing (2008); three Killer Cookbooks that were published in separate editions to accompany the novels and that have recently been republished in combination editions with the novels; and the thriller Walk-In (2012). Click here to read a beautiful tribute to Honora by her daughter Aileen, on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/notes/10152452692198276/)The LIM board expresses its heartfelt sympathies to Honora's family.

Scott Doornbosch died peacefully at his home in Tinley Park, IL on July 27, 2012 at the age of 60 after a long and brave struggle with cancer.

Scott published his first book, Basic Black -- A Tony Black Mystery in June, 2011 and won a Lovey Award at the 2012 Love is Murder con for Best First Novel.

"I never thought about being a writer until about 8 years ago when I was sitting on my deck having a glass of wine and an image kept popping into my head. I decided to write it down and found myself still writing after 6 hours. Of course it was the beginning of a story so I had to go back and write some more the next day. After 14 days my first book was finished."

                                                                                                                                                ~~ Scott Doornsbach

  
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