Author Events


Malice Domestic Writers Conference, April 23-30, 2023

An annual conference in Bethesda, MD, which celebrates the traditional mystery. Kerry joins the THRILLER panel to discuss how the past influences the present!

At the “Thrillers” panel at Malice Domestic. What hoot to meet all these wonderful writers in person!

Sunday, May 8, 2023 – June 7, 2023

Follow Kerry’s posts and promotions on the Partners in Crime Blog Tour for The Torching! Four weeks of fun insights into Kerry Peresta! Click here for tour page

Barnes & Noble Author Signing Event, Saturday, May 20, 2023, Hilton Head Island, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Visit Kerry at the local HHI Barnes & Noble and purchase signed copies of her series! Book Three will be available. Also look for her new standalone, Back Before Dawn! She looks forward to chatting ‘books’ with you. Come on down!

This sent to me via text today from the vehicle of a reader who just picked up my books from B&N! Thank you, Raul! You are right, artists and writers need to support each other!

McIntosh Bookstore, 917 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC, June 10, 2023, noon-4pm

Come visit Kerry in beautiful downtown Beaufort! She’ll have all three books in her Olivia Callahan Suspense series available to sign, plus a surprise! Her new standalone, Back Before Dawn.

Author Talk, Hilton Head Plantation Country Club, 70 Skull Creek, HHI, SC, Thursday, June 22, 2023, 3pm – 5pm

Join Kerry for an interesting and fun event discussing the first in her Olivia Callahan Suspense series, THE DEADENING. Several book clubs will be represented, and if you’ve been wondering where to find your tribe, maybe this is it! We look forward to a great time!

South Carolina Writers Association Writer’s Toolbox ZOOM seminar, Tuesday, June 27, noon – 1pm, “Suspense, Clues, & Foreshadowing in mystery novels”

Kerry will lead an informal 60-minute virtualworkshop in suspense tips and techniques to establish tension and keep the pages turning! Free to members. $25 for non-members. Register here.

Author Talk presented by Pat Conroy Literary Center, Wednesday, July 19, 5pm-7pm, Beaufort Bookstore, 2127 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC.

Kerry Peresta chats about her new release, The Torching, book three in her series, Olivia Callahan Suspense. All are invited to discover more about this author, her series, her writing process, and the journey to publication.

Sun City author presentation, Okatie, SC, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2023, 6 -8pm

Enjoy Kerry talk about how she became an author, how she develops characters and how she captures ideas for her stories! Books available for purchase.

Author Talk, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, 1 pm – 2:30, Hilton Head Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC

Entertaining, casual discussion about THE DEADENING, book one in the Olivia Callahan Suspense series. Local book clubs are her favorite!! ❤️🥂

Enjoy this fun video from a previous Sun City event.

Guns, Knives & Lipstick Podcast, available here, featuring Kerry Peresta, Liz Milliron, C.L. Tolbert, and Mally Becker. Women crime writers share all their secrets! It’s a fun, interesting, lively, podcast with great topics. Airs monthly on your podcast venue of choice.

Summerville Family Flowertown Festival 2022

Linda Lovely, fellow author, and I at Flowerfest, 2022

Another satisfied reader! Savannah. #The BookLadyBookstore #localbookstores

Local Author Signing Event presented by

Island Writers Network, HHI Library

Time and Date TBD Summer, 2023

Come on out to HHI Library and enjoy hearing from local authors and poets, and take a peek at the latest anthology published by Island Writers Network! Books will be available to purchase and be signed.

Click on image above to check out our podcast, Guns, Knives, & Lipstick!

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