Jan. 23rd: Phillipsburg Public Library, Author Talk/Discussion. Phillipsburg, MT. 6 pm.

Jan. 31st: Barnes & Noble, Grand Opening Signing, Kalispell, MT. 5 pm.

Feb. 28th: West Shore Library, In Conversation with Author Mark Hummel. Lakeside, MT. 6 pm.

April 10th – 14th: Left Coast Crime, Bellevue, WA.

June 26th: Violet Volumes Book Store, Author Talk/Signing. Victor, ID. Time TBD.


Events 2020

Feb. 20th: Thurs.: Gunnison Library – Reading and presentation. Gunnison, CO. 7 pm.

Feb. 21-23: Murder in the Mountains Mystery Festival, Crested Butte, CO. Bloody Suspense: Creating thrilling suspense with Christine Carbo. Sip hand-crafted Bloody Marys and learn to write vivid and gripping setting with Christine Carbo. 11:15 – 12:45 pm.

Oct. 14th-18th: Bouchercon 2020, Sacramento, CA.

Events 2019

Feb. 20th, Wed.: Colorado Chautauqua Author Series Talk, Boulder, CO, 7 pm.

Feb. 21st, Thurs.: The Book Haven, Salida, CO, 6 pm.

Mar. 7th, Thurs.: Presbyterian Ladies Group, First Presbyterian Church, Kalispell, MT, 12 pm.

Mar. 23rd, Sat.: This House of Books, Billings, MT, 5 pm.

Mar. 28th – 31st: Left Coast Crime, VanCouver, CA.

Aug. 2nd, Fri.: St. Mary Lodge Gift Shop, St. Mary Village, MT, 1-3 pm.

Aug. 3rd, Sat.: Glacier Park Lodge, East Glacier, MT, 1-3 pm.

Aug. 17th, Sat.: The Cedar Tree Gift Shop, West Glacier, MT, 1-3 pm.

Aug. 24th, Sat.: Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1 pm for presentation & Garden Anniversary Party, 5-7 pm. Vancouver, WA.

Oct. 18th, Fri.: Glacier Conservancy , Glacier Conversations, table host, Grouse Mountain, Whitefish, MT, 5:30 – 8 pm.

Oct. 31st – Nov. 2nd: Bouchercon, Dallas, TX.

Nov. 20th – 2019 Great Conversations in Helena, Helena Education Foundation, table host, Helena, MT, 6:30 – 9 pm.

Events 2018

March 22nd-25th: Left Coast Crime, Reno, NV.

May 29th, Tues: A SHARP SOLITUDE goes on sale!

June 1st, Fri: The Well-Read Moose. Store anniversary celebration and launch party for A SHARP SOLITUDE. Coeur d’Alene, ID. 6 pm.

June 5th, Tues: Author’s hometown celebration for the release of A SHARP SOLITUDE. Frame of Reference Gallery, Whitefish, MT. 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

June 7th, Thurs: Poisoned Pen, dual signing with author Christi Daugherty. Scottsdale, AZ, 7 pm.

June 12th, Tues: Fact & Fiction, Missoula, MT, 7 pm.

June 14th, Thurs: Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove, Littleton, CO, 7 pm.

June 16th, Sat.: Mineral County Library, Superior, MT, 12 – 2 pm.

June 21st, Thurs.: Third Place Books, In-conversation with James Ziskin. Lake Forest Park, , WA, 7 pm.

July 11th – 14th:  Thriller Fest, New York City, NY

July 18th: Country Bookshelf, Bozeman, MT, 6 pm

September 6th – 9th: Bouchercon, Tampa, FL

September 11th: Midtown Reader, Tallahassee, FL, 6 pm

October 2nd: Coeur d’Alene Women’s Guild, St. Lukes Epsicopal Church, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 12 pm

October 20th, Sat.: Seely Lake Open Book Club Series Event, The Lodges at Seely Lake, Seely Lake, MT, 7 pm

December 3rd, Mon: Costco, Kalispell, MT, 12 – 2 pm


February 1st: Parents’ Alliance Bookclub, Tamp Prep,  Tampa, Fl. 2 pm.

March 16 – 19th: Left Coast Crime, Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI.

April 27th, Thurs.: Great Falls Public Library , Great Falls, MT. 7 pm.

May 17th, Wed.: Lewistown Public Library 7th Annual Author Dinner, Fundraiser and Auction, The Elks Club, Lewistown, MT, 5 pm. (For information on tickets, please call 406.538.5212).

June 6th, Tues.: The Weight of Night goes on sale! Launch party for The Weight of Night. Location at Frame of Reference Gallery. Whitefish, MT, 5:30 pm.

June 8th, Thurs.: Shakespeare & Co., Missoula, MT, 7 pm.

June 10th, Sat.: Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Seattle, WA, 12 pm.

June 13th, Tues.: Fact and Fiction. Fellow Montana author, Leslie Budewitz, and I celebrate our summer releases together. Missoula, MT, 7:00 pm.

June 16th, Fri.: Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove, Denver, CO, 7 pm.

June 21st, Wed.: Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ, 7 pm.

July 17th, Mon.: The Country Bookshelf, Bozeman, MT, 7 pm.

July 21st, Fri.: The Well-Read Moose, Coeur D’Alene, ID, 6 pm.

September 23 – 24th: Flathead River Writers’ Conference, Guest Speaker & Workshop Presenter, Flathead Valley Community College, Whitefish, MT.

September 28th – October 1st: Montana Book Festival, panel with Mark Stevens, Gwen Florio, and Leslie Budewitz on writing crime fiction in the Northwest.  Missoula, MT.

October 12 – 15th: Bouchercon, Toronto Sheraton, Toronto, Canada

October 19th – 21st: High Plains Book Festival and Awards Banquet. Billings, MT. The second novel, MORTAL FALL, in the Glacier Mystery Series won Best Novel in Women’s Fiction.


February 3rd: Parents’ Alliance Bookclub, Tamp Prep, 2 pm. Signing to follow at 5:30 pm, Inkwood Books, Tampa, Fl.

February 4th: Barnes & Noble – 6 pm, Clearwater, Fl.

February 25th –  28th: Left Coast Crime – The Great Cactus Caper, Phoenix, AZ. Panels/events: Thursday, Feb. 25th at 12:00 pm: Setting as Character, with moderator Jeffrey M. Siger and panelists Shannon Baker, Sara J. Henry, S.K. Rizzolo and Dana Stabenow.

Meet the New Authors Breakfast: Friday, Feb. 26th, 7:30 – 9:00 am, hosted by Mike Befeler.

March 12th – 13th: Tucson Festival of the Book, Tucson, Arizona, Additional information about panels/events listed at Tucson Festival of the Books
Panels: Saturday, March 12th at 11:30 am: Title TBA, with moderator Shannon Baker and panelist Carol Goodman and Lisa Unger.
Sunday, March 13th at 10:30: New Voices in Mystery, with panelists David Joy and C.B. McKenzie.
Sunday, March 13th at 2:30: The Dark Heart of the Wild with moderator Susan Cummins Miller and panelists Louis Bayard and Tim Johnston.

May 31st: Launch Day for Mortal Fall, Tupelo Bar & Grill – Whitefish, MT, 5:00 to 7:00 pm. 17 Central Ave.

June 3rd: Fact & Fiction – Missoula, MT, 5:30 pm.  220 North Higgins Ave.

June 4th: Country Bookshelf – Bozeman, MT, 5:00 pm. 28 West Main St.

June 7th: Poisoned Pen – Scottsdale, AZ, Reading with debut author Todd Scott. 7:00 pm. 4014 Goldwater Blvd. #101.

June 8th: Clues Unlimited Bookshop – Tucson, AZ, 7:00 pm. 3154 East Fort Lowell Road.

June 11th: Seattle Mystery Bookshop – Seattle, WA, 12:00 pm. 17 Cherry Street.

June 11th: Third Place Books – Lake Forest Park, WA, 6:30 pm. 17171 Bothell Way NE, #A101

June 24th: Mysterious Galaxy – San Diego, CA, 7:30 pm. 5943 Balboa Avenue, Suite #100.

July 5th – 9th:  Thriller Fest – New York City, NY

July 22nd: The Well-Read Moose – Coeur D’Alene, ID, 6:30 pm. 2048 N. Main St.

July 28th: Tattered Cover Colfax – Denver, CO, 7:00 pm. 2526 East Colfax Avenue.

September 13th – 18th: Bouchercon – New Orleans, LA. Panel: Wherever I May Roam – The Importance of Setting, Sept. 15th, 12 -12:50. Mardi Gras E.

September 17th: Prize Presentations, The Women’s National Book Association of New Orleans honors the winners of the Diana Pinckley Prizes for Crime Fiction: Sara Paretsky for Distinguished Body of Work and Christine Carbo for Pinckley Prize for Debut Novel. 6 pm, Louisiana Humanities Center at Turners’ Hall, 638 Lafayette St., New Orleans, LA.

September 15th – 18th: Montana Book Festival. Panel: Montana Mystery, Suspense and Thrill – Christine Carbo, Gwen Florio and Keith McCafferty; Sept. 23rd, 11 – 12:15 pm, Zootown Brew, 121 West Broadway Street, Missoula, MT.

October 7 – 8th: High Plains BookFest and Awards, Yellowstone Art Museum. The Wild Inside is one of three finalist for High Plains Book Award, Best First Novel.


June 16th: Book Release Party – Tupelo Bar and Grill, 17 Central Ave., Whitefish, MT, 5 – 7 pm. (If you’re in the area, come and join the fun!)

June 19th: Country Bookshelf – Bozeman, MT, 7 pm. 28 West Main St.

June 20th: Barnes & Noble – Billings, MT, 2 pm. 530 S. 24th West.

July 8th-11th: Thriller Fest – New York City, NY

July 14th: Fact & Fiction – Missoula, MT, 7 pm. 220 North Higgins Ave.

July 15th: Barnes & Noble – Bozeman, MT 7 pm. Gallatin Valley Mall, 2825 West Main.

July 18th: Seattle Mystery Bookshop – Seattle, WA 12 pm. 17 Cherry Street.

August 1st: Poisoned Pen Bookstore – Scottsdale, AZ 2 pm. 4014 Goldwater Blvd. #101.

September 10th – 12th: Montana Book Festival  Missoula, MT

October 8th -11th: Bouchercon – Raleigh, NC

December 5th: Holiday Book Event, Fact & Fiction – Missoula, MT, 11:30 – 1:00. 220 North Higgins Ave.

Author: Christine Carbo

Christine Carbo is a teacher and writer living in Whitefish, Montana with her husband, Jamie, their three kids, one dog and one cat. Her love of Glacier National Park inspired her first novel, The Wild Inside, which was published in early 2015 by Atria Books / Simon and Schuster.