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Welcome! Capitol Crimes is the Sacramento, California chapter of Sisters in Crimes, an international organization offering networking, advice and support to women who write mysteries.  All mystery and mystery sub-genre readers and writers are welcome. Click here to learn more.



CARA BLACK - New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author!

Even after 17 books, Ms. Black has intriguing corners of Paris to reveal—from an enclave of ateliers once home to the likes of Gauguin and Rodin to a crime-ridden neighborhood where ‘no one wanted to be witnessed witnessing.’ And her heroine remains an unpredictable work in progress herself…
—Tom Nolan, Wall Street Journal

For more information on Cara Black, please visit her website:   Cara Black Website 


As always everyone is invited to attend the no-host brunch prior to the meeting.  We dine at 11:30 a.m. @ Perkos

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