Mystery, Thriller, Romantic Suspense and Dark Fiction Conference. The Coolest Crime Scene Happens Every February in Chicago - Plead Guilty and Be There.

For writers - February in Chicago is the hottest time of the year! Agents, publishers, Master Classes, forensic professionals, weapons experts, essential panels, presentations, and elbows to rub--the perfect antidote for whatever ails writers at every level. Love is Murder--be freezin' for a reason and come ready to advance your career and for a very good time.

For readers - February in Chicago freezing? Not when you have the hottest mystery, thriller, dark fiction and romantic suspense authors steaming up the joint at Love is Murder. Add forensic experts, signings, crime scenes, contests, film clips, celebrities, agents, publishers and readers and whew!!!!! We are burning it up the first weekend every February...don't get left out in the cold.

We will also be hosting additional seminars throughout the year in the near future. Please visit us at for more information about our conference and all future events.

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  • February 6, 2009 · 12:00 PM

    Annual Love is Murder Conference

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    Love is Murder Conference will be held at the Westin North Shore from February 6 through February 8, 2009.

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    ""I am a best selling author." They say that if you can see it you can achieve it. I have written my first novel and I am working on my second. One day soon, I will publish :) Looking forward to being inspired!"
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    "I am a fiction writer not published but I enjoy reading suspense, mystery and crime novels. I love meeting other people with similar interests and would like to share ideas and be inspired by others."
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    Karen B.
    "Interested in working with a small writing group focused on offering critiques on mysteries in the southwest suburbs via emails or meetings. Enjoyed 2014 Conference! Thanks to all of the hard-working organizers. Great Job"
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    "My favorite genre of books is mystery. This sounds like it would be really interesting and a lot of fun."
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    Kelly D.
    "I have been writing all my life, live in Elmhurst and love music and doggies."
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