8th Annual Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Weekend 2019

April 26-28th, 2019

Sheraton Hotel – Brookfield

375  S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI, US, 53005

Join Elicia Hyder and 60 other authors for the 8th Annual Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Weekend. This year’s keynote speaker is actress Meg Tilly!

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Schedule of Events

  • Friday  Author/Reader Bingo (3 Sessions!) – FREE
  • Friday Night Author Q&A followed by Meet & Greet – Click for more info  – FREE
  • Romance Jeopardy – FREE
  • Saturday Luncheon with the authors – Click for more info – TICKET REQUIRED
  • Book signing – Click for more info – FREE
  • Saturday Night Pizza Party – Click for more info – TICKET REQUIRED – No Sales at the Door
  • Saturday Night Party Hosted by Elicia Hyder and Violet Howe – Click for more info -FREE
  • Sunday Breakfast with an author – Click for more info – TICKET REQUIRED – No Sales at the Door

Keynote, Meg Tilly

Screen Shot 2018-12-05 at 2.27.26 PMScreen Shot 2018-12-05 at 2.29.35 PMMeg Tilly may be best known for her acclaimed Golden Globe-winning lead performance in the movie Agnes of God. Other screen credits include The Big ChillValmont, and more recently, Bomb Girls, and Netflix’s movie War Machine, starring Brad Pitt. After publishing six standout young adult and literary women’s fiction novels, the award-winning author/actress decided to write the kind of books she loves to read–romance novels. Tilly has three grown children and resides with her husband in the Pacific Northwest. She is currently at work writing the next Solace Island novel.

Photos from years past


Attending Authors*

Alanna Lucas historical

Amy Reade  Mysteries (Gothic, traditional, cozy)

Ann Marie Walker Contemporary Romance/Comedy/Suspense

Anne Marie Becker. Romantic Suspense

Arlene MacFarlane Mystery

Barbara Ross   Mystery

Crista McHugh  Contemporary

Christine Merrill   Historical

Colleen Helme  Paranormal

Denise Swanson cozy mysteries, romance

Desiree Holt erotica

Diana Orgain cozy mystery

Eileen Dreyer Historical

Elaine Meece  Suspense, Comedy

Elicia Hyder Paranormal, contemporary

Gennita Low Romantic intrigue

Heather Graham Paranormal, contemporary

Heather Hildenbrand Romance, YA

Heatherly Bell  Contemporary

Julia Henry/JA Hennrikus. Mystery

Jas T. Ward Paranormal

Jenna St. James  Cozy/Women’s Fiction

JR Ripley/Marie Celine   Mystery/women’s Fiction

Julie Moffett Mystery, historical, time travel, YA

Julie Mulhern Paranormal

K.C. Bateman  Historical

Kelly Moran Contemporary romance, paranormal romance

Larissa Emerald  Paranormal

Leslie Langtry  Mystery, humorous

Lisa Q. Mathews  Cozy mystery

Lorraine Heath Historical

Lynda Aicher  Erotica

Lynn Cahoon  Mystery

Maggie Mae Gallagher/Anya Summers  Paranormal, Erotica

Mary Leo Magical Romance, Cowboy Romance, Cozy Mysteries

Maureen A. Miller  YA, romantic suspense

Meg Tilly  Contemporary

Mollie Cox Bryan Cozy Mysteries

Nan Dixon Contemporary

Nicki Salcedo  Contemporary

Nico Russo Erotic

Rachel Grant  Romantic Suspense

Rachel Hauck  Inspirational, Women’s Fiction

Ritter Ames  Cozy mysteries

Rochelle Alers Romance and Women’s Fiction

Sam Cheever  Mystery, Suspense

Sandy Parks Thriller

Sara Lunsford   Paranormal, thrillers

Sarah Andre  Suspense

Sharon Hamilton Romantic Suspense

Sherry Harris  Cozy mystery

Shirley Hailstock Romance, thriller

T.M. Cromer romantic suspense, paranormal, contemporary

Toni Anderson  Romantic Suspense

Tonya Kappes   Mystery

Tracy Brogan  Historical, Women’s Fiction

Victoria Vane  Historical

Violet Howe Romantic Suspense, Women’s Fiction

Winnie Griggs  Inspirational

Zöe Archer  Paranormal


*List is subject to change

2 thoughts on “8th Annual Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Weekend 2019

  1. Ms. Hyder,
    Are there more books being released in the Soul Summoner Series? In the last book you hinted a “Part Two” if I remember right. I haven’t seen anything in a while from that series.

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