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Upcoming events

    • Saturday, December 14, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Spaghetti Factory - 12401 Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    • Saturday, January 18, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Rancho Cordova Library

    Happy New Year and Welcome to 2020!

    Capitol Crimes is kicking off 2020 with The Popcorn Theory of Success” — #1 bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson describes his journey from small town fanboy to renowned author of over 150 novels, including works in the Star Wars, X-Files, Batman, and Dune universes, and collaborations with Dean Koontz and legendary Rush drummer Neil Peart. An inspirational talk of persistence, planning, and just plain dumb luck.”

    Mr. Anderson's additional works include the Saga of Seven Suns series, the Terra Incognita fantasy trilogy, the Saga of Shadows trilogy, and his humorous horror series featuring Dan Shamble, Zombie PI. He has collaborated with Dean Koontz on the novel Frankenstein: Prodigal Son and  co-authored fifteen books in the DUNE saga with Brian Herbert. He has edited numerous anthologies, written comics and games, and the lyrics to two rock CDs. Anderson and his wife Rebecca Moesta are the publishers of WordFire Press.

    • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Rancho Cordova Library

    We have a Valentine's treat for you! Capitol Crimes' own Robin Burcell is guest speaker for this month.

    She spent nearly three decades working in law enforcement as a police officer, hostage negotiator, criminal investigator and FBI Academy-trained forensic artist.

    Burcell currently co-writes with international best-selling author Clive Cussler on the Fargo series. Pirate, their first co-written book, was released in 2016. The Romanov Ransom, next in that series, came out in 2017, followed by The Gray Ghost.

    Burcell has appeared on several true-crime television episodes as a commentator and even did a "forensic" sketch from a witness's description of "Baby Big Foot" for the Icon Films television series, Bigfoot Files, which appeared on BBC and Bigfoot: The New Evidence, which appeared in the U.S. on the National Geographic channel.

    • Saturday, March 21, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Rancho Cordova Library

    • Saturday, April 18, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Rancho Cordova Library

Past events

Saturday, November 16, 2019 Capitol Crimes - November Meeting - Mystery Writer Simon Wood
Saturday, October 19, 2019 Capitol Crimes - October Meeting - Historic Old City Cemetery Tour
Saturday, September 21, 2019 Capitol Crimes - September Meeting -- Librarians Speak: How to Get Your Books in the Library and in Front of Staff
Saturday, June 15, 2019 Capitol Crimes - Potluck Party & Book Read
Saturday, May 18, 2019 Capitol Crimes - May Meeting - FBI Agent Manny Alvarez
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Capitol Crimes - April Meeting - Kathleen Dodge - El Dorado Film Commissioner
Saturday, March 23, 2019 SIT, LISTEN, WRITE!
Saturday, March 16, 2019 Capitol Crimes - March Meeting - Ryan Pittman - NASA Special Agent in Charge
Saturday, February 16, 2019 Capitol Crimes - February Meeting - Cara Black - Author
Saturday, January 19, 2019 Capitol Crimes - January Meeting - Kelli Stanley - Author
Saturday, December 15, 2018 Capitol Crimes - Holiday Potluck Luncheon - December 15th
Saturday, November 17, 2018 Capitol Crimes - November Meeting - Mike Dennis -Television Producer of FOX40's "Sheriffs of El Dorado County"
Saturday, October 20, 2018 Capitol Crimes - October Meeting - Hank Phillipa Ryan - Author
Saturday, September 15, 2018 Capitol Crimes - September Meeting - Becky Pittman - 911 Emergency Services Dispatcher
Thursday, June 21, 2018 Capitol Crimes 2018 Writers Retreat
Saturday, June 16, 2018 Capitol Crimes - End of Term Luncheon
Saturday, May 19, 2018 Capitol Crimes - May Meeting - Mystery Reader Event
Saturday, April 21, 2018 Capitol Crimes - April Meeting - Book Marketing & Promotions Panel
Saturday, March 17, 2018 Capitol Crimes - March Meeting - Resident Agent in Charge Ryan Pittman, NASA Office of Inspector General
Saturday, February 17, 2018 Capitol Crimes - February Meeting - TBD
Saturday, January 20, 2018 Capitol Crimes - January Meeting - Law Enforcement Panel
Saturday, December 16, 2017 Capitol Crimes - December Luncheon - A Dash of Panache
Sunday, December 10, 2017 Capitol Crimes Anthology - Special Author Event
Saturday, November 18, 2017 Capitol Crimes - November Meeting - Wally Lord, Hallmark Channel Screenwriter
Saturday, October 21, 2017 Capitol Crimes - October Meeting - Paranormal Panel
Saturday, September 16, 2017 Capitol Crimes - September Meeting- Laura Garwood, Editor
Saturday, April 22, 2017 The Great Capitol Crimes Writers Conference
Saturday, March 25, 2017 March Meeting (Open to the Public)
Saturday, February 18, 2017 February Meeting (Open to the Public)

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