Sleuthfest 2015: LIVE AUTHOR AUCTION!



Returning this year:

Licensed Auctioneer Cynthia Thomason!

Some of the items up for bidding at the live auction at Saturday’s luncheon:

Jeffery DeaverJeffery Deaver 2

The author of thirty-two novels, his books have been named Novel of the Year by the ITW, Steel Dagger, Short Story Dagger, Nero Wolfe Award, nominated for seven Edgar Awards, Anthony Award and a Gumshoe Award.

Auction Item:  Jeff will critique 30 pages of your manuscript.

Neil Nyren

Neil nyren 2

Neil Nyren is the Senior Vice-President, Publisher, and Editor in Chief of Putnam where he edits Clive Cussler, Ken Follett, Robert Crais, Jack Higgins, W.E.B. Griffin, John Sandford, Frederick Forsyth, Randy Wayne White, Alex Berenson, C.J. Box, Ace Atkins, et al.

Auction Item:  Neil will give you a tour of G.P. Putnam’s Sons in New York City including lunch.

Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 17 books, and is one of the only authors to have books on the fiction, non-fiction, children’s, and comic books bestseller lists.  He is also the host of Brad Meltzer’s Decoded on the History channel.

Auction Item: Brad will give you a 30-minute conversation where you can ask him ANYTHING (and he will answer)!

And many more items to be announced!

In the past, auction items have gone for anywhere from $100 to $6,000.  You may pick up a real gem!.So bring your checkbook. And NEW THIS YEAR! Credit Cards Accepted onsite!

Come and expand your mind, your skills, and your writing!

Register Now at

February 26 – March 1, 2015

With James Patterson, Dave Barry, James W. Hall and Ric Gillespie

Doubletree by Hilton in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Prices for three-day registration start at $285. Included in the three-day registration price are all writing sessions, all forensic sessions, Friday lunch with James W. Hall, Saturday lunch with James Patterson, two cocktail parties (Friday and Saturday evening), and Sunday Brunch with Dave Barry.

Go to  for more details on rates.

Sponsored by the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America


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