Fortunately, my old pal, award winning writer Vinny O'Neil found me wallowing in self pity, slapped me around a bit, and straightened me right out.
"You're a finalist in the Best First Agatha Award!" he said. "Get a grip. Since when did the best book always win? Get over it. Give me a thumbs up!"
So I did.
|When a former Army Ranger says give me a thumbs up, I do.|
Above: Sasscer Hill, three time Agatha nominee Elizabeth Zelvin, and NY Times best selling author Julie Smith. Below, Julie Smith and Sue Grafton providing the audience with a fabulous and humorous interview near the end of the Malice convention.
Above: At last Sasscer Hill meets her idol, New York Times Best Seller and winner of every mystery award known to man, Sue Grafton!
What an eloquent speaker Sue Grafton is. She talks as good as she writes, and that's saying something!