Nationally Bestselling and Award-winning Author

Active Events

July 1, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
July 8, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Kristy Woodson Harvey

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
July 10, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Dawn Tripp

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
July 15, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Zibby Owens

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
July 17, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Beatriz Williams

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
July 22, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Allison Pataki & Emily Franklin

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
July 24, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Sarah Ferguson

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
August 5, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/
Ann Hood

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm ET

August 7, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Terah Shelton Harris

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
August 12, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Martha Hall Kelly & Katherine Reay

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
August 14, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Hank Phillippi Ryan & Carola Lovering

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
August 19, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Moya Hession-Aiken & Elizabeth Birkelund

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
August 21, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Patricia Walsh Chadwick

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
August 26, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Jenny Jackson

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
August 28, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Annabel Monaghan & Alix Strauss

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
October 27, 2024

Thriller Panel Brunch w/ Liv Constantine, Sara DiVello, Juliet Grames, Elise Hart Kipness, Jean Kwok, & Luanne Rice

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
11:30 am ET
November 13, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Meghan Riordan Jarvis & Catherine Newman

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm ET

Past Events

June 17, 2024

Local Author Open House (in-person)

Avon Free Public Library
281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001
6:30 pm-8:00 pm ET
June 12, 2024

In conversation with Kimberly Belle for the publication of her new novel, The Paris Widow

Barrington Public Library
281 County Road
Barrington, RI 02806
6:30-7:30 pm ET
May 16, 2024

Angie Kim in Conversation with Deborah Goodrich Royce

The United Theatre
5 Canal Street

Westerly, RI 02891
6:00 pm ET
April 24, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Susannah Marren, Laura Zigman, & Dara Levan

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
April 20, 2024

Annual Authors Luncheon

Wyndham Newport Hotel at the Atlantic Resort
240 Aquidneck Avenue
Middletown, RI 02842
Featuring local women authors

11:30 am-2:00 pm ET
May 22, 2024

Ocean House Author Series w/ Elliot Ackerman & Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$45/person
April 5 & 6, 2024

Carrolton Book Fest

Carrollton Center for the Arts
251 Alabama Street
Carrollton, GA 30117
April 4, 2024

Don Winslow in Conversation with Deborah Goodrich Royce

The United Theatre
5 Canal Street

Westerly, RI 02891
6:00 pm ET
April 2, 2024

Author Talk

The Palm Beach Bookstore
215 Royal Poinciana Way
Palm Beach, FL 33480
6:00 pm ET
March 6, 2024

Tampa Bay Reads Interview (LIVE)

March 5, 2024

“Books & Bites” w/ All Booked Up

All Booked Up
271 Colony Blvd,
The Villages, FL 32162
12:00 pm ET
February 24, 2024

2024 Authors’ Expo & Readers Extravaganza
(Amelia Island Book Festival)

Fernandina Beach Middle School
315 Citrona Drive
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
All Day
February 18, 2024

Super Book V: a San Diego Adventure with 20 New York Times and bestselling authors

Admiral Baker Golf Course Clubhouse
2400 Admiral Baker Rd #3604
San Diego, CA 92124
9:00 am–3:00 pm PT
February 15, 2024

Sisters in Crime

Norwalk Public Library
1 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
6:30 pm ET
February 13, 2024

Author Talk

Newnan Carnegie Library
1 LaGrange Street
Newnan, GA 30263
11:00 am ET
February 10, 2024

In conversation with Luanne Rice

Essex Library
33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426
1:00 pm ET
February 9, 2024

In conversation with Alex Michaelides about his new novel, The Fury

United Theatre
5 Canal Street
Westerly, RI 02891
6:00 pm ET
January 18, 2024

Author Talk

Murder by the Book Bookstore
2342 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005
6:30 pm CT
January 17, 2024

Deborah Royce Discusses Reef Road

Fabled Bookshop & Cafe
215 South 4th Street
Waco, TX 76701
7:00-8:00 pm CT
January 16, 2024

Author Talk

Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County
108 East 10th Street
Anniston, AL 36201
3:30 pm CT
January 16, 2024

Coffee with Deborah Goodrich Royce

Athens-LImestone County Public Library
603 S Jefferson St
Athens, AL 35611
10:30 am-12:00 pm CT
January 14, 2024

Author Talk

Madison County Public Library
142 Plaza Boulevard
Madison, AL 35758
1:30 pm CT
January 13, 2024

Author Chat

Scottsboro Library
1002 South Broad Street
Scottsboro, AL 35768
4:00 pm CT
January 13, 2024

Sisters In Crime

Georgia Center for the Book
215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, Georgia 30030
10:30 am ET
January 11, 2024

Author Talk

Spruce Interiors
844 S Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
4:00-5:30 pm ET
January 12, 2024

In conversation with Karen White

Poe & Company Bookstore
1890 Heritage Walk Suite P101
Milton, GA 30004
5:00 pm ET
January 10-12, 2024

Winter book club featuring Deborah Royce and Karen White

Half Mile Farm
214 Half Mile Drive
Highlands, NC 28741
Social Hour Wednesday, January 10 from 5:00-6:00 pm ET
Writers Round Table Thursday, January 11 from 3:00-4:30 pm ET

Hosted event is for Half-Mile Farm guests only
January 9, 2024

Moveable Feast Luncheon

Pawleys Tap & Pour
13089 Ocean Highway
Pawleys, SC 29585
10:30 am ET

$35/person
January 8, 2024

Author Talk

The Village Bookseller
761 Coleman Blvd, Ste B
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
December 6, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/ Luanne Rice

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00 pm-7:00 pm ET

$38/person
November 18, 2023

Miami Book Fair

Miami Dade College
300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132
Four Authors on Mysteries & the Missing

Saturday, November 18 @ 12:00 pm ET
Building 8, Second Floor, Room 8201
November 17, 2023

Writerfest

George Shinn Event Center
Nashville, TN
Deborah Goodrich Royce
Presenter

1:45 pm CT

November 8, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/ Dr. Renee Alsarraf

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$35/person
November 1, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Julie Gerstenblatt

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
Deborah Goodrich Royce is joined by
novelist Julie Gerstenblatt to discuss
her debut novel, Daughters of Nantucket

5:00-7:00 pm ET

$38/person
October 26, 2023

An Evening with Deborah Goodrich Royce

Hill-Stead Museum
35 Mountain Road
Farmington, CT 06032
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET

Discussion & cocktails
$45 per person (non-members)
$40 per person (members)

Dinner, discussion & cocktails
$250 per person
October 23, 2023

An Evening with Melissa Newman - October 23, 2023

Avon Theatre
272 Bedford Street
Stamford, CT 06901
Book Signing/Discussion/Screening

7:00 pm

Ticket Prices: Carte Blanche: Free, Avon Members: $15, General Public: $20
October 14, 2023

Boston Bookfest

Copley Square
Boston, Massachusetts
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Deborah presents between 11:00 am-12:00 pm
October 1, 2023

Thriller Panel and Brunch with Peter Swanson, Rea Frey, Vanessa Lillie, Wendy Walker & Megan Collins

11:30 am-1:00 pm ET

$38/person
September 6, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Ann Hood & Michael Ruhlman

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00pm-7:00pm ET

$38/person
August 30, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Victoria Christopher Murray

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$35/person
August 23, 2023

Summer Reads Author Panel

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00pm-7:00pm ET

$38/person
August 21, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Katie Couric

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$35/person
August 16, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Karen White

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$38/person
August 10, 2023

Author Reading and Reception

Island Free Library
9 Dodge St, New Shoreham
Rhode Island, 02807
5:00-7:00 pm ET
August 9, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Annabel Monaghan

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$35/person
August 7, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Patti Callahan Henry

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$38/person
August 4, 2023

Author Talk with Deborah Goodrich Royce

Mountain Top Library
6093 Main Street
Tannersville, NY 12485
6:00 pm ET

Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served
August 2, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Chris Bohjalian

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$35/person
July 31, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Beatriz Williams

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$38/person
July 27, 2023

Book signing with Deborah Goodrich Royce

Mitchell’s Book Corner
54 Main Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
10:30 am-12:00 pm ET
July 19, 2023

Ocean House Author Series: Deborah Goodrich Royce and Robin Kall in Conversation on Reef Road

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-6:30 pm ET

$35/person
July 12, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Kristy Woodson Harvey

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
6:00-7:00 pm ET

$38/person
July 10, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Avery Carpenter Forrey

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$36/person
July 3, 2023

Ocean House Author Series: These Americans by Will Vogt

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-6:30 pm ET

$75/person
June 28, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Katherine Reay

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00-7:00 pm ET

$35/person
June 23, 2023

Author Talk

House of Books
10 N Main Street
Kent, CT 06757
6:00-7:00 pm ET
June 21, 2023

62nd Annual Historic Beaufort, NC Old Homes Tour Literary Luncheon

Coral Bay Club in Atlantic Beach
1901 W Fort Macon Rd
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
Join Kristy Woodson Harvey and Deborah Goodrich-Royce for a literary luncheon.

12:00 pm ET
$45 / person
June 12, 2023

In conversation with Wendy Walker on the launch of her new novel, What Remains

New Canaan Library
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
6:00-7:00 pm ET
June 7, 2023

Sneak Preview of film,
A Case For Love

Avon Theatre
272 Bedford Street
Stamford, CT
Followed by Deborah’s Q & A
with director, Brian Ide

7:00 pm ET
June 2, 2023

ThrillerFest Author Panel

Sheraton Times Square
811 7th Avenue 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
8:00 am ET
May 21, 2023

A Literary Afternoon

Moon Municipal Building
1000 Beaver Grade Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
2:00-4:00 pm ET

$25 / person
May 18, 2023

Book Talk with Bestselling Author Deborah Goodrich Royce

Warren Civic Center Library
1 City Square
Warren, MI 48093
6:00 pm ET
May 16, 2023

Writers LIVE! Presents Deborah Goodrich Royce

Palm Beach County Library
Glades Road Branch
20701 95th Ave S
Boca Raton, FL 33434
2:00 pm ET
May 6, 2023

CrimeConn 2023: The Shape of Things to Come, The Future of Crime Writing

Ferguson Library
1 Public Library Plaza
Stamford, CT 06901
8:30 am to 4:00 pm ET
Ticket Prices $25-$60
May 2, 2023

In Conversation with Julie Gerstenblatt

At Contemporary Theater Company
With Wakefield Books
327 Main Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
7:00 pm ET
April‌ 28, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Chloe Melas

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00pm - 7:00pm ET

$30/person
April‌ 27, 2023

In conversation with Annabel Monaghan

Rye Free Reading Room
1061 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580
7‌:00-8:00 pm ET
April‌ 23, 2023

Author Talk with Deborah Goodrich Royce

Ferguson Library
Main Library - Third Floor Auditorium
One Public Library Plaza
Stamford, CT 06904
2:30-4:00 pm ET
April‌ 22, 2023

Christ Church Women’s Conference

Greenwich, CT
All‌ Day Event
April 19, 2023

Meet the Author Luncheon

Gaston County Literacy Council
116 S Marietta Street
Gastonia, NC 28052
11:30 am-1:00 pm ET
April 18, 2023

Lunch with Author Series

USCB Center for the Arts
Belfair Clubhouse
200 Belfair Oaks Boulevard
Bluffton, SC
12:00 pm ET
April‌ 13, 2023

Author Talk with Deborah Goodrich Royce

South Windsor Public Library
1550 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074
12:30 pm ET
April‌ 12, 2023

Ocean House Author Series w/Lauren Willig

Ocean House
One Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI 02891
5:00pm - 7:00pm ET‌

$38/person
April 11, 2023

Reef Road: In-Person Author Event with Deborah Royce

Avon Free Public Library
281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001
6:30 - 7:30 pm ET
March 30, 2023

Lunch with the Authors

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Author Line-up (Nancy Churnin, Lisa Napoli, Bradley Jay Owens, Deborah Goodrich Royce, & Alka Joshi)

11:00 am - 3:30 pm PT
March 27, 2023

VIRTUAL Reading Corner with Jacob Marquez

Virtual

7:00 pm ET
March‌ 20, 2023

VIRTUAL My Mystery Mondays Book Club

Youngstown & Mahoning County Library
305 Wick Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44503
Virtual

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET
March 14, 2023

VIRTUAL Book of the Month Discussion

Fabled Bookshop & Cafe
215 South 4th Street
Waco, TX 76701
7:00 - 8:00 pm CT
March‌ 12, 2023

Hub City Writers Project - Delicious Reads with 19 Authors

AC Hotel by Marriott Spartanburg
225 West Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
1:30 - 4:00 pm ET
March 9, 2023

Deborah Goodrich Royce with Dora Levy Mossanen

Zibby's Bookshop
1113 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90403
6:00 pm PT
March 7, 2023

Orangeburg Page Turners Annual Fundraiser Luncheon

Orangeburg County Library
1645 Russell Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
The Times and Democrat’s
Page Turner Book & Author Luncheon
To benefit Newspapers in Education

11‌:00 am - 2:00 pm ET‌
March 6, 2023

Author Visit-Annabel Monaghan & Deborah Goodrich Royce

Cherokee County Public Library
300 E Rutledge Avenue
Gaffney, SC 29340
5:30 - 6:30 pm ET
March 6, 2023

Multi-Author Talk and Book Signing

Sumter County Museum
122 N Washington St Suite A
Sumter, SC 29150
12:00 - 2:00 pm ET
March 5, 2023

In-conversation with Deborah Goodrich Royce and Annabel Monaghan

Buxton Books
160 King Street
Charleston, SC, 29401
3:00-4:00 pm ET
March 4, 2023

Macon Writers Annual Brunch

Macon, GA
11:30‌ am ET‌
March 3, 2023

Author Talk

Middle Georgia Regional Library
Riverside Branch
110 Holiday Drive
Macon, GA 31210
Arrive 1:30 pm ET
Starts at 2:00 pm ET
February 27, 2023

Mix & Mingle: Acclaimed Author Deborah Royce Discusses Acclaimed Reef Road

Bookmiser-East Cobb
3822 Roswell Road at Robinson Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
Free Event

6:30 – 8:00 pm ET
February 22, 2023

Live @ MTM: Deborah Goodrich Royce

Mystery to Me
1863 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711
6:00 – 7:30 pm CT
February 8, 2023

An evening with Deborah Goodrich Royce and Marie Benedict

Penguin Bookshop
471 Beaver Street
Sewickley, PA 15143
7:00 pm ET
February 6, 2023

Author Talk and Book Signing

Doylestown Books
16 S Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
6:00 pm ET
February 5, 2023

Reading with Deborah Goodrich Royce, REEF ROAD

Beacon Hill Books
71 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
4:30 pm ET
February 4, 2023

Book Signing

Barnes & Noble
76 Post Road East
Westport, CT
2:00-4:00 pm ET
February 2, 2023

Author Talk & Book Signing

The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
4014 N. Goldwater Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ
7:00 pm MT
February 1, 2023

Adventures by the Book - Reef Road Literary Dinner Adventure

King’s Fish House Restaurant
825 Camino de la Reina
San Diego, CA
4:00-6:00 pm PT
January 31, 2023

Author Talk & Book Signing

Diesel Books
Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th Street, Suite 33
Santa Monica, CA
6:30 pm PT
January 28, 2023

Author Fair

Miami-Dade Public Library – Main
101 W Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
All Day Event
January 25, 2023

Author Talk and Book Signing

Society of the Four Arts
King Library
101 Four Arts Plaza
Palm Beach, FL 33480
In-person or Virtual options

1:30 pm ET
January 24, 2023

Author Talk & Book Signing

Copperfish Books
212 W. Virginia Avenue, Suite 112
Punta Gorda, FL
6:00 pm ET
January 24, 2023

Author Talk and Book Signing

Lee County Library
921 SW 39th Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33914
2:00-3:00 pm ET
January 21, 2023

Author Talk

At the United Theatre, with the Savoy Bookshop
5 Canal Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Reef Road Launch Party
In Conversation with Luanne Rice

Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres

Ticket price includes book
All proceeds benefit The Warm Shelter

4:00-6:00 pm ET

Postponed Events

In the Meantime

Scheduled events have been postponed, but in the meantime, here is a recording from of an author’s event at the Stonington Free Library.
March 27, 2019

Literary Luncheon

Story & Song Neighborhood Bookstore & Bistro
1430 Park Avenue
Fernandina Beach, FL
12:00 pm

This event is postponed.
March 28, 2019

Book Signing

Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore
104 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL
4:00 pm

This event is postponed.
April 1, 2020

The Society of the Four Arts, Florida Voices

King Library
101 Four Arts Plaza
Palm Beach, FL
1:30 pm

This event is postponed.
April 8, 2020

Author Talk & Book Signing

Parnassus Bookstore
3900 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 14
Nashville, TN 37215
6:30 pm

This event is postponed.
April 13, 2020

Author Talk & Book Signing

Langley-Adams Library
185 Main Street
Groveland, MA 01834
6:30 - 8:00 pm

This event is postponed.
April 14, 2020

Booked for Lunch

South Windsor Public Library
1550 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 060074
12:30 pm

This event is postponed.
April 20, 2020

Author Talk & Book Signing

Literati Bookstore
124 East Washington
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
7:00 pm

This event is postponed.
September 15, 2021

Author Talk & Book Signing

Village Mercantile
28 Chatsworth Avenue
Larchmont, NY 10538
Postponed to Spring of 2022.
September 25, 2021

Author Talk & Book Signing

Lake Erie College
391 West Washington Street
Painesville, OH 44077
Postponed to Spring of 2022.