Meet author Allison Leotta when she joins us Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. to sign her latest Anna Curtis novel, the Last Good Girl, which is set in Michigan. She’ll be joined by Con Lehane, signing Murder at the 42nd Street Library.

History Mystery returns! Join us Sunday, May 15 at 1 p.m. for an open house with Susanna Calkins, Sharan Newman, Candace Robb & Sam Thomas. Special Guest is Darcie Wilde, a.k.a. Sarah Zettel, who has a new Regency mystery, A Useful Woman.

Steve Hamilton launches his latest book, The Second Life of Nick Mason, here in Ann Arbor on Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m. at the downtown library, 343 South 5th Avenue. There’s plenty of parking & plenty of space at the library for all.

Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. meet the always fabulous Michael Harvey when he comes to town to sign his new standalone, Brighton, set in Boston.

Cara Black joins out book club Thursday June 30 at 7 p.m. to talk about her latest Aimee Leduc mystery Murder on the Quai.

Loren D. Estelman makes his annual visit Saturday, July 16 at 2. He’ll be joined by thriller writer David Bell discussing his new book, Since She Went Away. Special guest is Judy Clemens, a.k.a. J.C. Lane, signing Tag You’re Dead and Larry D. Sweazy, signing See Also Deception.

Linda Castillo joins us at the downtown library (343 South 5th Avenue) Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. to talk about and sign her new Kate Burkholder mystery, Among the Wicked.

You won’t want to miss the 14th annual Kerrytown BookFest on Sunday, September 11, at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market. We’ve lined up speakers Patricia Abbott, Casey Daniels, Vicki Delany, Karen Dionne, Brian Freeman, Barbara Gregorich, William Kent Krueger, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Carrie Smith and many more. Some other featured guests are B.A. Shapiro, author of The Art Forger, and Tom Daldin, host of Michigan Under the Radar.