• 10:00am to 12:00 – Drop off items for goody bag
  • 12:30 to 2:45 – Stuff goody bags
  • 3:00 to 5:00 – Registration & Raffle Prize Check in Ballroom
  • 6:00 – Announcements
  • 6:30 – Birthday Suit Party -  Welcome Party Dress for the year of your birthday!


  • 7:00 to 9:00 am – BREAKFAST  -  We’re all mad here…Alice in Wonderland Breakfast!
  • Continued Registration and Raffle Prize Check-In Ballroom
    • B&N Book Store opens 

  • 9:00 am – Mystery book will be handed out to the first 250 who drop in. Meet the characters (aka suspects) and try to figure out who killed Dr. Kyle Cleaver, the local veterinarian and a military veteran.

  • 10:00 – Get Addicted with Rachel Rivers and KaLyn Cooper in a game of clues and claws that will make you wanting for more.

  • 11:00 – How to Plot a Murder – Mystery expert Monette Michaels shows how to plot the perfect murder.

  • 12:00 to 2:00pm – LUNCH  -  Seasoned Romance Meal!

  • 2:00 – Build Your Suspect Board (or a Hero) with KaLyn Cooper and gather more clues

  • 2:00 – Raffle tickets go on sale Ballroom

  • 3:00 to 5:00 – BOOK SIGNING  -  KaLyn Cooper, Maryann Jordan, Monette Michaels and Rachel Rivers will be selling and signing books!

  • 6:00 – DINNER
  • 8:00 – 11:30pm – Party


  • 7:00 to 9:00 am – BREAKFAST  -  Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • 9:00 am  -  Continued Registration and Raffle Prize Check-In Ballroom
    • B&N Book Store opens

  • 9:00 am – Coloring Covers – Come color beautiful book covers with Monette Michaelsand get the next clue

  • 10:00 – Covering the Mystery – Cover all aspects of mystery in this twisted game of BINGO with Maryann Jordan

  • 11:00 – Frisk Me/Cuff Me – Learn from a real cop, Rachel Rivers, how to defend yourself, take down a suspect, and stay safe when in danger

  • 12:00 to 2:00pm – LUNCH  -  We Love Them All!
  • 1:00 to 2:00 – Raffle Session I

  • 2:00 –Join KaLyn Cooper, Maryann Jordan, Monette Michaels and Rachel Rivers for a casual Ask Me Anything panel. We’ll review all the clues, and pass out a few new ones.

  • 3:00 to 5:00 – BOOK SIGNING
  • 5:00 to 6:00 – Raffle Session II
  • 6:30 to 8:30 – DINNER
  • 7:30 to 8:30 – Raffle Session III
  • Last raffle of the event. *You must be present to win!*
  • 9:00 to 11:00pm – PAJAMA PARTY BINGO


Buy your own breakfast and sit with an author
Sign up at event to take part – buffet offered by the hotel for a special rate, or go offsite with an author.  Authors will sign up, designate where to meet, and how many readers can join their group, then readers can sign up until spots are taken.

Hamilton Boardroom #124

Welcome to the

Join Romantic Suspense Authors KaLyn Cooper, Maryann Jordan, Monette MichaelsandRachel Rivers—who will often assume the characters in a murder mystery—for a weekend of suspense and surprises. Learn how to: plot a murder, cuff a suspect (yes, real handcuffs will be involved as will a real cop), cover up the mystery (aka BINGO), build a suspect board, “craft” your suspect list, and much more fun.

Clues and Prizes will be given out during each session.

RAGT18 Danger Zone

KaLyn Cooper

Giving Warriors the Love they Deserve