“I’m thrilled to announce that What Doesn’t Kill Her has won two 2016 book awards!”

If you’d like to invite her to an event, please see the CONTACT page.
Coming appearances include:

  EVENTS in 2016

WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER won the Nancy Pearl Award for Best Book in Genre Fiction, presented by the Pacific Northwest Writers Association.


WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER won the President’s Book Award Gold Medal in the Suspense/Thriller category, from the Florida Authors and Publishers Association.


If you’ve read PERFECT VICTIM and want to know more about kidnapping survivor Colleen Stan, mark Sept. 10 on your calendar. A movie titled “Girl in the Box” will be presented on Lifetime TV at 8:00 p.m. Colleen consulted with Lifetime on this gripping film. You can watch a preview by clicking (here.)

Murder on the Beach Bookstore
Delray Beach, FL
Wed. Oct. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  EVENTS in 2017
2/23-26 SLEUTHFEST 2017
Embassy Suites Hilton
661 NW 53rd Street
Boca Raton, FL 33487
7/11-15 THRILLERFEST 2017
Grand Hyatt Hotel
New York, NY

*Carla often travels across the country for conferences, book talks, and various events.

Special note from Carla: I’ll be giving away free copies of Perfect Victim in order to promote the crowdfunding campaign I’ve launched for kidnapping survivor Colleen Stan. With each book, I’ll ask for a donation via the GoFundMe.com campaign, titled “Help Colleen Raise Her Grandson.”
(Many thanks to all generous souls who join me in lending a helping hand!)

Here’s the link: https://www.gofundme.com/pq9tms84

P.S. I had a wonderful time visiting Goddard College in January. I gave a reading from What Doesn’t Kill Her, and the next day led a workshop on “The Arc of the Novel.” It was a treat to return to Goddard’s Vermont campus, where I received my MFA degree in 2009, and I was thrilled to see many of my favorite faculty members. What an honor to have been invited!