David Thompson Special Service Award

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September 5, 2023

David Thompson Special Service Award

Sara is pleased to be this year’s recipient of the David Thompson Special Service Award, given by the Bouchercon Board to honor the memory and contributions to the crime fiction […]


April 28, 2023

Coming April 16, 2024: Pay Dirt

V.I. Warshawski is famous for her cool under fire, her sardonic humor, and her unflinching courage. All that changed when a case ended with a father killing the child she’d been hired to find. She’s second-guessing herself, forgetting to eat, forgetting her workout.


June 3, 2022

The Reviews Are In!

Overboard is now on sale everywhere and I’m pleased to report that the reviews have been positive. The Washington Post chose it as one of their 10 noteworthy books for […]


November 16, 2020

Preorder Overboard

V.I. is back in Overboard. On her way home from an all-night surveillance job, V.I. Warshawski is led by her dogs on a mad chase that ends when they discover a badly injured teen hiding in the rocks along Lake Michigan. The girl only regains consciousness long enough to utter one enigmatic word.


September 23, 2020

Interview on Love & Other Crimes

On Sept. 14, Brian Vakulskas interviewed Sara for radio KSCJ about her new collection of short stories, Love & Other Crimes. Click to listen to this 16 min. interview.


July 22, 2020

Love & Other Crimes Launch Events

On Wednesday, July 29 at 7 pm Women and Children First is hosting a virtual launch of Love & Other Crimes on my FaceBook page. I will read from Love & Other Crimes and will answer questions […]


March 15, 2017

Watch V.I. in Action in this Video

If you’ve read the V.I. Warshawski books or stories, you know she travels the city up and down. She started when she was a child, performing hair-raising escapades with her cousin Boom-Boom, and she’s still racing around Chicago today.


November 18, 2015

BRUSH BACK named one of the best thrillers of 2015

The Washington Post named BRUSH BACK, Sara’s most recent novel, one of 2015’s top 5 thrillers.


November 3, 2015

Sara receives Paul Engle Prize

Sara received the 2015 Paul Engle Prize, recognizing both her body of work and her work for social justice. See her in conversation with Maureen Corrigan at the Coralville Public […]


July 23, 2015

Sara appears on BBC Radio’s Woman’s Hour

While Sara was on tour in the UK, she appeared on the Woman’s Hour, one of the most listened to programs on BBC Radio. Listen to her interview here.