40 Press authors (from left to right) Kathleen Vellenga, David Housewright, Richard A. Thompson, Pat Dennis, and moderator E. Kelly Keady.


Discussing their secrets about characters, plots, pacing, the 40 Press authors enjoy a laugh at Once Upon A Crime Mystery Bookstore (from left to right): Former Legislature and first time novelist Kathleen Vellenga; Edgar Award winner and NY Times bestselling author David Housewright; Minnesota Book Award winner Richard A. Thompson; comedienne and award winning author Pat  Dennis; and critically acclaimed thriller writer/moderator E. Kelly Keady.


Check out St. Paul Pioneer Press columnist Mary Ann Grossmann’s article about 40 Press Author Tour as well as reviews of Richard A. Thompson’s new Herman Jackson mystery Lowertown and and Kathleen Vellenga’s Strangers in Our Midst: New publisher 40 Press presents six Minnesota Pioneer Press


Check out Minneapolis Star Tribune’s article on 40 Press author Kathleen Vellenga: Former St. Paul legislator writes her first novel | Star Tribune