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Island of Thieves is the sixth book in my series featuring semi-reformed professional burglar Van Shaw. Shaw was raised by his career criminal grandfather and became a prodigy in the art of purloining others’ goods before he escaped into the Army and served with distinction in the Rangers for most of a decade. Now back home in Seattle, he’s making ends meet however he can.
Today, on our blog, we’re excited to feature Alexa of Beach Books. If you’ve read our quarterly member newsletter, you’d know that we love interviewing booksellers.
Leslie Budewitz technically lives in the Rocky Mountain chapter of MWA, but here in the NW, we've claimed her as our very own. After all, her Spice Shop series is set in Seattle, and we appreciate the PNW-sensibility of her novels! Tell us about your new book! When a...
Happy book birthday to NW chapter member Dori Hillestad Butler! Her newest book, Dear Beast, Someone Is Missing, came out today (9/14/2021) from Holiday House!
The Northwest Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce our new column, Writer Spotlight Wednesday! We’re kicking things off with the one and only Dana Haynes.
About the Mystery Writers of America
MWA is the premier organization for mystery writers, mystery readers, and professionals in the mystery and crime-writing fields. The Northwest Chapter serves members of MWA who live in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.
MWA-NW offers a variety of services to chapter members, including dinner meetings with guest speakers, a regular newsletter with news, professional education, and more.
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