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A PROMISE OF
REVENGE
The Death of Javier

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THE SECRET AT
ST. SANS

Book Excerpt
Sample Discussion Questions
Book Debut Press Release
Midwest Book Review  
(see excerpt below)
Visitors to Terri's booth at BookExpo America 2004, June 4 - 6  in
Chicago quickly snapped up free sample chapters of her murder
mystery books.  Her books,
A Promise of Revenge (The Death of
Javier)
and  The Secret at St. Sans,  are  included in "Highlights on
New Titles" of BookExpo America 2004's Official Directory and
Buyers' Guide!
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9/23/2005 The Literary World Chooses Kay for Who's Who in The Literary Society  

Terri Kay is pleased to announce her inclusion in The Literary World Newsletter's Who's Who in The Literary Society for
September 2005.

The Literary World Newsletter is published by The Literary World, a Colorado based organization. To go to this publication,
click
here.


8/13/2005        11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SCHOOLCRAFT COMMUNITY LIBRARY        
330 N. Centre Street, Schoolcraft, MI  

Learn about the mystery within the mystery novel series,
A Promise of Revenge, with author Terri Kay.  


6/2005    

The Secret at St. Sans Praised by Midwest Book Review
Review by Senior Reviewer Shelley Glodowski
Midwest Book Review, MBR Bookwatch, June 2005 (Oregon, Wisconsin)

Midwest Book Review describes
The Secret at St. Sans as "an utterly believable murder mystery". . . "riveting plot" . . .  
"disturbing and enjoyable". . .  "a seductive tale with no sexually explicit scenes, which makes it a safe book . . . worth reading
. . . ."   Midwest Book Review also gave
The Secret at St. Sans the highest possible rating of five stars at Amazon.com.

See the full text of
The Secret at St. Sans review at Midwest Book Review by starting here, then going to the June 2005 MBR
Bookwatch, then to Shelley's Bookshelf.  Or go Amazon.com,  and enter 1413447899 in the search box.  

For a free sample of this crime story novel about corruption in the health care industry, see
www.terrikay.com/APRSans.html.


6/18/2005         Noon - 2:00 p.m.

WALNUT TRAILS CLUBHOUSE
3530 East Lake Drive North,  Elkhart, IN

Authors
Chris C. Canton, Patricia Tokar and Terri Kay cordially invite you to this exciting and
informative book event:
 COOKS, CROOKS & SPIES  (HOT TOPICS FROM RED HOT BOOKS!)


5/2005

The Literary World:  Crime Story Writer Terri Kay Interview

Article by Lauretta Black Pierce

Read this informative interview of Terri Kay done by publicist and entrepreneur Lauretta Black Pierce
in
The Literary World's May 2005 newsletter. The interview highlights Ms. Kay's crime story book series,  
A Promise of Revenge.

The Literary World's monthly newsletter is published by The Literary World, a Colorado based organization.
To go to this publication, click
here.


5/21/2005        11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  

OTSEGO DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY
                             
219 S. Farmer Street, Otsego, MI

Uncover
The Secret at St. Sans and other mysteries at this book signing event with author Terri Kay.   
For a press release, click
here, and here for the linked news flash.


5/21/2005        5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

GOBLES BRANCH, VAN BUREN DISTRICT LIBRARY
105 S. Main Street, Gobles, MI    

Meet Terri and learn about her mystery novel series,
A Promise of Revenge, at Gobles Branch Library.   
Her  book,
 A Promise of Revenge (The Death of Javier) is included in the Library's Summer 2005 Recommended Reading
List for Adults!  For a press release about the event, click
here, and here for the linked news flash.


5/15/2005    

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ON WEB SITE:  www.terrikay.com
Visit Terri's web site on 5/15/2005 and after for details about an upcoming promotion that you don't want to miss!

Add
main@terrikay.com to your address book and contact her with questions that you have about her author experiences.


5/14/2005        8:00 - noon                

THE JAVA JUNGLE
5230 Beck Drive, Elkhart, IN     

Authors Terri Kay and
Chris C. Canton will display their works of mysteries, action stories and poetry at this exciting event.  
For a press release, click
here, and here for the linked news flash.


5/02/2005        9:00 p.m.

Author Terri Kay to be Guest on ArtistFirst.com Radio Internet Show
Host:  Dr. Maxine E. Thompson
Monday show airs at 9 p.m. EST

Terri and Maxine meet again for a second live internet radio interview.  This show will include a live giveaway of two copies of
Terri's book,
A Promise of Revenge (The Death of Javier) and of her second book, The Secret at St. Sans.
A second giveaway will take place from Terri's web site in conjunction with the show.  

For more details about Dr. Maxine E. Thompson and about Terri's free book giveaways, click here.

Unable to listen to the live show?  Log onto
www.maxinethompson.com after the show and connect to the Terri Kay interview
link.   


4/19/2005        9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

MARSHALL COUNTY LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER
1305 W. Harrison, Plymouth, IN  

Terri will teach "Beyond," a class on marketing and selling books, along with information on costly mistakes to avoid.  (Part 3
of the course "Writing Your Book: From Napkins and Notes to Finished Product and Beyond")


4/17/2005        2:00 - 4:00  p.m.

COUNTRYSIDE PLACE NURSING &  REHABILITATION CENTER
811 E. 12th Street, Mishawaka, IN       

Terri will share details of
The Secret at St. Sans, a story of the secret life of a swinging seventy-plus sinister senior who may
have met his match!


4/16/2005        noon - 2:00  p.m.

THE FINER THINGS
208 S. Main Street, Goshen, IN     

Learn how love and lust lead to turbulent times for two families in the murder mystery series,
A Promise of Revenge.


4/12/2005        9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

MARSHALL COUNTY LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER
1305 W. Harrison, Plymouth, IN  

Terri will teach "Finished Product," an overview of what happens after a book is submitted for completion, and steps to take
while waiting for the finished products.   (Part 2 of the course "Writing Your Book: From Napkins and Notes to Finished
Product and Beyond")


4/05/2005        9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

MARSHALL COUNTY LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER
1305 W. Harrison, Plymouth, IN  

Terri will teach "Napkins and Notes," a class on preparing rough materials for submission to a publisher or agent, and
information on traps and pits.   (Part 1 of the course "Writing Your Book: From Napkins and Notes to Finished Product and
Beyond").


3/20/2005       1:00 p.m. -  5:00 p.m.

ELKHART COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE
AND AUTHORS & ARTISTS DAY
304 W. Vistula (State Road 120), Bristol, IN

Terri will be a featured author at the Elkhart County Historical Museum Annual Open House Authors & Artists Day.       
(Click
here for photos)

3/17/2005        4:00 - 6:30 p.m.

HOWARD UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE
HOWARD UNIVERSITY
2225 Georgia Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Terri will be a featured author at one of the nation's highest ranked Black colleges! (Click
here for photos)


3/12/2005        9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

ELKHART PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
HIGH DIVE PARK VENDORS FAIR:  SPRING FLING CRAFT SHOW
500 E. Beardsley, Elkhart, IN                          

Dive into Terri's delicious murder mysteries at this fun-filled event!


3/09/2005        7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Author Terri Kay to be Guest on ArtistFirst.com Radio Internet Show
Host:  Maxine Thompson
Wednesday show airs at 7 p.m. EST

Join Terri and Maxine on the live internet radio show  
ArtistFirst.com.  This show will include a giveaway of two copies of
Terri's book,
A Promise of Revenge (The Death of Javier) and of her second book, The Secret at St. Sans.  

Unable to listen to the live show?  Log in to
www.maxinethompson.com after the show and connect to the Terri Kay interview
link.  

For more details about Maxine Thompson and about Terri's free book giveaway, click here.


3/08/2005        7:00 p.m.

THE MANOR
118 S. William Street, South Bend, IN

Share cookies and clues with local author Terri Kay.  (By invitation only)


2/26/2005        2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

HARRIS BRANCH LIBRARY
51446 Elm Road, Granger, IN

Uncover murders, mysteries and mayhem with Terri Kay.  (Click
here for further details!)


2/25/2005        9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

CLEVELAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
53403 CR 1,  Elkhart, IN   

Students in the sixth grade class of Patrick Shelton II will meet Terri and learn about her life's work.


2/24/2005        9:15 - 10:56 a.m.

WEST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL
101 S. Nappanee, Elkhart, IN          

As part of a panel of professionals, Terri will share details of her life with students in the seventh and eighth grades.


2/24/2005        3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

WOODLAND MANOR
343 S. Nappanee Street, Elkhart, IN  

Connect the clues with author Terri Kay.


2/23/2005        noon            

ROSEWOOD TERRACE
1001 W. Hively Avenue, Elkhart, IN  

Munchies and murder are on the menu at this Family Council luncheon with Terri as the guest speaker.  Need info or meal
reservations?  Contact Charles Dyson at (574) 294-7641 ext. 12.  Click
here for further details!            


2/15/05  

Elkhart County area newspaper:  
 The Paper
"From the legal pad to a napkin"
Article and photograph by Mike Deak
The Paper, 02/15/05, page 1, Goshen, Indiana

Read one writer's insights into Terri's experiences as a new author and the changes resulting in her life.  
The Paper serves
Elkhart County and parts of Noble, LaGrange and Marshall Counties in Indiana.


2/03/2005

Edwardsburg, Michigan area newspaper: Edwardsburg Argus
"Mystery writer encourages other budding authors"  
Article and photograph by Erin Ver Berkmoes
Edwardsburg Argus, 2/03/2005, pages 1 and 2, Cassopolis, Michigan
The market for this paper covers Southwestern Michigan and Northwestern Indiana, including South Bend, Mishawaka,
Granger and Elkhart, Indiana, and all of Cass County and the Eastern portion of Berrien County, Michigan.

Learn how Terri Kay got her start as an author of murder mystery novels.  


2/02/2005        noon

THE LIONS CLUB (Elkhart Chapter)
The Elks Club, 116 W. Bristol Street, Elkhart, IN  

Local author Terri Kay will be a featured guest at the Elkhart Lions Club's February 2 meeting.


1/31/2005

Niles, Michigan area newspaper:  Niles Daily Star
"Mystery author tells Brentwood residents about her life's work"
Article and photograph by Erin Ver Berkmoes
Niles Daily Star, 1/31/2005, pages 1 and 2, Niles, Michigan

See this regional article about how Terri turned her professional dreams into reality.  The market for this paper covers
Southwestern Michigan and Northwestern Indiana, including South Bend, Mishawaka, Granger and Elkhart, Indiana, and all of
Cass County and the Eastern portion of Berrien County, Michigan.


1/30/2005        4:00 p.m.

CANAAN BAPTIST CHURCH
Missionary Society Meeting
933 W. Fieldhouse Avenue, Elkhart, IN

Local author Terri Kay will speak at this informal event.  All are welcome to attend.


1/28/2005        2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

BRENTWOOD ASSISTED LIVING
147 S. Third Street, Niles, MI

Discover
The Secret at St. Sans and more with mystery writer Terri Kay.  This is a free event and open to the public.


1/20/2005        2:00 - 3:00 p.m.                  

CARDINAL NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER
1121 E. LaSalle, South Bend, IN     

Free and open to the public!  Terri will speak about her murder mysteries, about writing and more at this book event.
Click
here for further details!                                                                                                    To the top              

12/10 - 12/12/2004        various times                

Terri Kay Launches New Mystery Novel in Elkhart, IN
PIERRE MORAN MALL
154 W. Hively Avenue, Elkhart, IN     

Three days of fun, book signing & freebies to promote the release of Terri's second book,
The Secret at St. Sans!  The event
includes a free book giveaway by the author.
(click
here to see event pictures)        


12/04/2004        2:00 - 4:00 p.m.                   

Terri Kay Murder Mystery Book Signing in Mishawaka, IN
BORDERS
4230 Grape Road, Mishawaka, IN  

Terri Kay's first book signing event in St. Joseph County, Indiana to promote her first book,
A Promise of Revenge (The Death
of Javier)
.  The event includes a free book giveaway of several copies of her second book, The Secret at St. Sans.
Click here for further details!  


11/2004     

University of Wisconsin
On Wisconsin,
Alumni News, page 57
Winter 2004, Volume 105, Number 4, Madison, Wisconsin

Terri's accomplishments as an author are highlighted in this summary.


11/27/2004

Elkhart County area newspaper: The Truth
"Elkhart: Local mystery author to sign books today"  by Truth Staff and from wire reports
The Truth, Local Digest, 11/27/2004, page A3, Elkhart, Indiana

Read an informative article about Terri Kay's November and December 2004 book signing events.   
     


11/27/2004        2:00 - 4:00 p.m.   

Mystery Writer Terri Kay Holds Book Signing in Elkhart, IN
WALDEN BOOKS
Concord Mall - 3701 S. Main Street, Elkhart, Indiana

Terri Kay's first book signing event in Elkhart County, Indiana, to promote her first book,
A Promise of Revenge (The Death of
Javier
).  The event includes a free book giveaway of several copies of her second book, The Secret at St. Sans. Click here
for further details!                

11/06/2004    

Elkhart County area newspaper: The Truth
"In their own words"  
Article by Anna Groff, photograph by Jennifer Shephard
The Truth, ETC. section, 11/06/2004, pages D1 and 5, Elkhart, Indiana

Terri is included in an article about self-publishing and local authors.


11/04/2004

Blackmail and Black Widows Deadly: The Secret at St. Sans by Terri Kay  
Elkhart, Indiana    

Catch this news release about Terri's second book,
The Secret at St. Sans.


10/24/2004   

Elkhart County area newspaper: The Truth
"Central grad gets 'Revenge'"
Article by Lillian Bell Gaines, Ph.D., photograph by J. Tyler Klassen
The Truth, Opinion, 10/24/2004, page A5, Elkhart, Indiana         

This detail-packed back story about Terri gives a revealing story about her life.


10/2004

University of Wisconsin Law School
Law in Action, Alumni News, page 11
Fall 2004,  Madison, Wisconsin

Terri's accomplishments as an author are highlighted in this summary.


10/8 - 10/10/2004        various times   

Terri Kay Guest Author at Sisters in Crime Booth
SOUTHERN FESTIVAL OF BOOKS         
Civic Plaza, Memphis, Tennessee         


09/27/2004        8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.                   

INDIANA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION FALL CONFERENCE:        
Skipping School Fatal - New Novel Presented to School Officials                                      
RCA Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana         

A Promise of Revenge (The Death of Javier) is presented to Indiana School Boards for use in middle schools and high
schools.  Click
here for further details!


09/23/2004

Author Terri Kay to be Guest on Open Studio
WNIT Public Television
Elkhart, Indiana


08/15/2004  

Radio Station WUBU FM 106.3
Show: "Michiana Talks"         
Terri Kay Interview with Show Hostess Vivian G. Sallie
Mishawaka, Indiana


08/07/2004

Murder Mystery Writer To Be Featured at Choices: Milwaukee's Black Festival of Books                    
The Readers' Choice, Inc.
1950 N. Dr. M.L. King, Jr. Drive,  Milwaukee, Wisconsin

As a featured author at the "Dine and Sign" Luncheon, Terri will share information about her murder mystery series,
A
Promise of Revenge.


08/04/2004   

Television Station Fox 28 WSJV
Show: "Fox 28 Wake Up!"
Interviewer: Erika Edberg
Elkhart, Indiana


08/03/2004   

Radio Station WTRC AM 1340
Show: "WTRC Morning News"
Host: Gary Sieber
Elkhart, Indiana    


08/02/2004

Radio Station WGLB AM 1560
Show: "Afternoon Drive"
Host: Dexter Rivers
Milwaukee, Wisconsin    


06/04 - 6/06/2004  

Terri Kay at BookExpo America 2004
McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois

A Promise of Revenge (The Death of Javier) and The Secret at St. Sans are included in "Highlights on New Titles" of
BookExpo America 2004's Official Directory and Buyers' Guide.   See also Blackberryspeak.com, where BookExpo America is
presented with a distinctly urban flair, with highlights on African American authors, booksellers, publishers and others.


Trade Shows

See Terri Kay's first book,  A Promise of Revenge (The Death of Javier) on display at trade shows in the following places in
2004:

Atlanta, Georgia                  Denver, Colorado               
Portland, Oregon                Boston, Massachusetts    
Oakland, California             St. Paul, Minnesota            
and  Frankfurt, Germany.   

Click here for further details!


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