Partners in Crime, the Boise Chapter of Sisters in Crime, offers a great critique service called Criminal Pursuits for emerging mystery writers. More information is on their website at:

Lois also is a Goodreads author and an occasional blogger at:

Read Assistant Editor of Reader Views, Juanita Watson interview with Lois at:

Listen to the up close and personal Inside Scoop Live interview with Lois at:

Both The Fatal Heir (2008) and The Burden of Truth (2010) received honorable mention in the Eric Hoffer Awards. For a complete list of winners go to:

The Burden of Truth is also a Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. The 2010 winners will be listed on their website in late May or early June. For more information on the award and a complete list of winners, visit their website at: