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Monday, February 29, 2016


On Saturday, March 5, authors David Putnam and Matt Coyle will speak to the San Joaquin Sisters-in-Crime mystery lovers group. The topic is “Anatomy of Violence: What it takes to shoot someone.”

Both authors are from Southern California. Putnam was in the LAPD before joining the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. In his 22 years of service he worked Narcotics, SWAT, Violent Crimes and Internal Affairs. He retired in 2008 and went on to work at the real Hawaii Five-O, the Hawaiian Attorney General’s Office. “Squandered” is his latest crime novel.    
Coyle’s latest novel, “Night Tremors” is a Lefty nominee for this year’s Left Coast Crime convention in Phoenix. His debut novel “Yesterday’s Echo” won the Anthony, San Diego Book Award and the Ben Franklin Silver Award.

Scene of the Crime
Yosemite Falls Restaurant      On Ashlan, West side of 99     EARLY START at 10:00 am
SATURDAY March 5, 2016. – Please come early by 9:45 so we can start on time.

NOTE NEW LUNCH PRICES         Members - $16.50      Visitors - $21.50
**NOTE:  We will be served a choice of (New Lunch Items) Salmon Salad, Mushroom Swiss Burger, or Chile Verde Wet Burrito (with rice & beans)

RSVP by Wednesday before the meeting
If you can, we highly encourage you email your reservation instead of phoning it in, Thanks.
NOTE:  please put your lunch choice on subject line
Do not log on to the website, simply send email to the above address.
IF YOU CAN NOT EMAIL Please call 559-431-0360 
with your name & choice of lunch.
Dial carefully, there is no greeting announcing SJ SinC.

David Putnam

Matt Coyle


  1. Looks like a phenomenal meeting! See everybody there!

  2. Because of our recent excitement, we won't be able to make it. Hoping for next month.