SATURDAY, FEB. 14
Local mystery authors Victoria Abbott (a.k.a. Mary Jane Maffini and Victoria Maffini) and Erika Chase (a.k.a. Linda Wiken) sign their latest books, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chapters, South Keys, 2210 Bank St.
FRIDAY, FEB. 20
The Factory Reading Series presents Abby Paige, Nikki Sheppy and Hugh Thomas, hosted by rob mclennan, doors. 7 p.m.; reading, 7:30, The Carleton Tavern, 223 Armstrong St. upstairs.
SUNDAY, FEB. 22
Former chief political correspondent David Halton, author of Dispatches From The Front: Matthew Halton, Canada’s Voice at War, at Books on Beechwood’s Titles at Table40 series, 5:30 p.m. at Table40, 7 Springfield Rd. Reservations: 613-742-5030.
CRIME DOES PAY: Capital Crime Writers 2015 short story contest deadline is April 1. capitalcrimewriters.com