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R.J. Harlick loves meeting readers. She is available as a guest author or speaker at conferences, festivals, schools, association monthly meetings, libraries and book clubs. For upcoming appearances
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With the release of each new book, R.J. Harlick heads out on a book tour.

Some of her favourite stores include,

Ottawa: Books on Beechwood, Chapters - Rideau Centre, South Keys, Kanata and Pinecrest
Kingston: Chapters, Novel Idea
Kitchener: Chapters
London: Chapters - North London
Montreal: Chapters - Pointe Claire
Peterborough: Chapters
Oshawa: Chapters
St. Catharines: Chapters
Toronto: Chapters - Queensway
Waterloo: Chapters

Robin Harlick Beyond Ontario tour

For the release of Arctic Blue Death R.J. did a Maritime Tour with Vicki Delany, which included signings and events at Brome Lake Books in Knowlton QC, Bishops University in Lennoxville, QC, Chapters and Fredericton Public Library in Fredericton NB, Chapters in Moncton NB, Chapters and Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax NS and a library event in St. John NB.

For the release of Silver Totem of Shame, R.J. traveled to Calgary, where she signed at the Chapters McLeod Trail, then on to Vancouver where she did a number of events at several Vancouver Public Libraries and store signings at a couple of Book Warehouse stores. R.J. wishes to thank the Quebec Writers Federation and Canada Council for helping make this tour happen.


Bloody Words

  • Since its inception in 1998, R.J. Harlick has made a point of attending this unique Canadian conference as a panelist and mystery cafe guest author

    Malice Domestic

  • With each new book, R.J. Harlick heads off to Bethesda MD, to have fun at this terrific conference, participating as a panelist and in the Author Round

    Left Coast Crime

  • R.J. loves to travel, so whenever LCC is being held in an intriguing location, she attends, participating as a panelist. El Paso 2005, Hawaii, 2009, Santa Fe 2011, Colorado Springs 2013

  • Portland, Oregon, 2015


  • The crime writing world's largest conference, R.J. attends and participates as a panelist whenever she has a new book out. Toronto ON 2004, Madison W 2006 Indianapolis IN 2009, Cleveland OH 2012


    R.J. Harlick has been a guest author and speaker at various festivals, libraries, universities and other events, including:

    Bishops University, Lennoxville, QC
    Bloody Words, Toronto ON
    Bonnechere Authors Festival, Eganville ON
    Book Expo Canada, Toronto ON
    Canadian Authors Association, Ottawa Branch monthly meeting, Ottawa ON
    Canadian Library Association Conference, Ottawa ON
    Capital Crime Writers monthly meeting, Ottawa ON
    Classical Theatre Festival, Perth ON
    Festival of Mystery, Oakmont PA
    Fredericton Public Library, Fredericton NB
    Lake BookFest, Lake County, FL
    Montreal Book Fair, Montreal QC
    Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax NS
    Ontario Library Association Conference, Toronto ON
    Ottawa Public Library Foundation's Literary Gala, Ottawa ON
    Ottawa Public Library, multiple branches
    Pelham Public Library, Fonthill ON
    Prose in the Park, Ottawa ON
    Scene of the Crime, Wolf Island ON
    Thelma Parker Memorial Library, Waimea, HI
    Thousand Islands Writers Festival, Brockville ON
    Tweed Public Library, Tweed ON
    University of Ottawa, Creative Writing Course, Ottawa ON
    Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver BC
    Various Ottawa High Schools
    When Words Collide, Calgary AB