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I'mphoto of Susan Susan Runholt, author of the Kari + Lucas Mysteries: The Mystery of the Third Lucretia, Rescuing Seneca Crane, and the recently released Adventure at Simba Hill.  

Look around the site. You'll find information about the the places and activities surrounding the adventures of Kari and Lucas. I love to chat with my readers so leave a comment on my blog or send me a message through my contact page. You may even find some hints about my next project if you look carefully!

Love and Adventure,

Coming Events

Saturday, October 15
8:00 AM - Noon
Barnes and Noble
Mankato MN

Wednesday, September 21
6-8 PM
Open Book
Killer Cocktails at the Midwest Booksellers Association Trade Show

Thursday, March 3

7:00 PM
Once Upon a Crime Mystery Bookstore
Launch event, The Adventure at Simba Hill

Saturday, March 5
2:00 PM
Red Balloon Bookshop
Launch event, The Adventure at Simba Hill

Tuesday, March 8
High Tech Middle Media Arts
San Diego CA

Thursday, March 10
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Unified Day School
San Diego CA

Monday, March 14
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
7th and 8th Grade Classes
Riverside CA

Tuesday, March 15
Mark Twain Elementry School
Riverside CA

Saturday, April 2
Once Upon a Crime Mystery Bookstore
Write of Spring Event
Author signing

Saturday, April 9
2:00 PM
Har-Mar Barnes & Noble
Saint Paul
Spring Education Appreciation Reception Presenter

Saturday, April 30
12:45-2:00 PM
The Loft Literary Center

Host Table at Networking Luncheon
Children's and Young Adult Literature Conference

Tuesday, May 17
9:45 AM - 1:45 PM
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Coon Rapids, MN
Young Authors Conference: Success Beyond Classroom

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To celebrate the release of Adventure at Simba Hill we've added a special page with links, photos and fascinating facts about Africa. Click here  to enter the world of Kari and Lucas' latest mystery.

Available Everywhere Now!

The third title in the Kari and Lucas series, The Adventure at Simba Hill, was released on March 3, 2011.  This one is set in Kenya where the girls befriend a young woman their age whose father is accused of stealing artifacts from an archaeological site.  It's full of animals and the other sights and sounds of Africa.

Click on the book cover image to see the listing on Amazon.com. You can already pre-order the book there!

If you'd like to read an excerpt from the book and learn more about the world Kari and Lucas find themselves in this time, click here.

simba hill book cover

An Event I'd Like to Highlight!

once upon a crimeOnce Upon a Crime is a Twin Cities treasure.  I'll be a part of this event and so will several other great authors.  Please stop by the store on Saturday, April 2nd to support local authors and this award winning independent bookseller!

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