Sisters in Crime Virtual Meeting - November

The Houston Chapter of Sisters in Crime (SInC) will meet at MBTB monthly. For more information about SInC, please visit

The Houston chapter of SinC is doing something a little different in November. Instead of hosting a virtual Sunday meeting, we're offering a half-day workshop on November 14. It features Bernard Schaffer, a detective and author. The program will run virtually from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with several topics covered a lunch break included.
Bernard Schaffer is the author of the acclaimed Santero and Rein Thriller series, featuring detective Carrie Santero and her mentor, the troubled Jacob Rein. The Thief of All LightAn Unsettled Grave, and Blood Angel, are available from Kensington Books.
His western trilogy, Face of a SnakeSnake's Fury, and Hellsnake, will debut as part of the Ralph Compton Gunslinger Series from Berkeley Books in 2021. 

Schaffer's award winning non-fiction book, Way of the Warrior: The Philosophy of Law Enforcement, is taught in universities and police academies around the world.

In addition to writing, Schaffer is a full-time police detective in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He has served in law enforcement for 22 years, with 15 of those years spent as a detective. He is a court-recognized narcotics expert, a child forensic interviewing specialist, and he has participated in over 2,000 hours of police training. In 2019, he arrested William Korzon for the murder of his wife in 1981, after a three year cold-case investigation. It is a rare example of murder charges being filed in a case where the victim’s body was never recovered.

You can attend this Zoom meeting by contacting us Sisters in Crime at

About Sisters In Crime: We are 4000+ members in 50+ chapters world-wide, offering networking, advice and support to mystery authors. We are authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians bound by our affection for the mystery genre and our support of women who write mysteries. Sisters in Crime was founded by Sara Paretsky and a group of women at the 1986 Bouchercon in Baltimore. Our Mission To promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.

Our Vision: To serve as the voice for excellence & diversity in crime writing.

Event date: 

Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 9:00am

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
Blood Angel (A Santero and Rein Thriller #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496727626
Availability: Special Order
Published: Kensington - May 26th, 2020

In this powerful psychological thriller, veteran police officer Bernard Schaffer reunites detective Carrie Santero with manhunter Jacob Rein—to plumb the depths of a madman’s obsession . . .
“I am The Master. . . .“

An Unsettled Grave (A Santero and Rein Thriller #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780786043521
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pinnacle - March 31st, 2020

“The most engaging pair of detectives I’ve seen in a long while.”
David Morrell
For three agonizing decades, seasoned manhunter Jacob Rein has been consumed by one case—a missing girl never found and two cops dead, one murdered, the other a suicide.   

The Thief of All Light (A Santero and Rein Thriller #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780786042937
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pinnacle - May 28th, 2019

“Schaffer is the real deal. His writing will knock you out.”
—J.A. Konrath