Mystery authors Joyce Tremel and Liz Milliron will be visiting the library to discuss their recent works on October 28th from 2:30-3:30pm. They provide a little bit of everything in the mystery genre! Milliron offers a WWII mystery series as well as a fast-paced series set here in the Laurel Highlands, while Tremel specializes in a rising favorite among mystery readers: cozy mysteries. Tremel also writes historical mysteries under the name Joyce St. Anthony. Don’t miss the chance to hear about their books and possibly get a free copy of one of them! The first 6 people to attend the program will get a free book, there will be 2 available copies of each title listed below and they will be given away on a first come first serve basis. 

  • Lie Down with Dogs (The Laural Highlands Mysteries #5) by Liz Milliron

  • Front Page Murder (A Homefront News Mystery) by Joyce St. Anthony 

  • Death on a Deadline (A Homefront News Mystery) by Joyce St Anthony 


Author Bios:  

Joyce Tremel was a police secretary for ten years and more than once envisioned the demise of certain co-workers, but settled on writing as a way to keep herself out of jail. She is the author of the award winning Brewing Trouble mysteries set in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh and the upcoming Deadly To The Core—A Cider House Mystery scheduled for release in January 2024. 

As Joyce St. Anthony, she writes the Homefront News Mysteries featuring intrepid reporter Irene Ingram, who runs the Progress Herald newspaper and solves murders in a small town in Pennsylvania in 1942. Front Page Murder and Death on a Deadline were released in 2022. 

A native Pittsburgher, Joyce now lives in the Laurel Highlands with her husband and two cats named Hops and Lager. 



Liz Milliron is the author of the Laurel Highlands mystery series, starring a Pennsylvania State Trooper and a Fayette County public defender in the scenic Laurel Highlands of southwest Pennsylvania. She is also the author of the Homefront Mysteries, set in Buffalo, NY in the early years of WWII. The series features Betty Ahern, a Rosie the Riveter turned Sam Spade. Her short fiction has been published in multiple anthologies including Blood on the Bayou, Murder Most Historical, and Fish Out of Water: A Guppy Anthology.  

Liz is a past president of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Sisters in Crime and the current Vice President, as well as the Education Liaison for the National Board of Sisters in Crime. She is a member of International Thriller Writers,  Pennwriters and the Historical Novel Society.  

Liz splits her time between homes in Pittsburgh and the Laurel Highlands, where she lives with her husband and a very spoiled retired-racer greyhound.