J.G. Hetherton

News & Events

Apr 17, 2024

One Night Only

Returning to downtown Hillsborough, NC…the ever popular Noir at the Bar, located at Yonder and hosted by the esteemed, irreplacable Tracey Reynolds.

Mar 4, 2024

Rocky Mount is back, baby!

This Thursday, March 7th…ONE NIGHT ONLY. The best and the brightest have come to play. Don’t miss it! And I will be giving out free high-fives after the reading.

Feb 1, 2024

CrimeScene Mystery Bookfest 2024

It’s the return of CrimeScene Mystery Bookfest! Join me and a slew of other great authors (including the great Joe Lansdale!) this weekend at McIntyre’s Books to talk about all...

Mar 1, 2023

Quarter Moon Books Feast of Authors Luncheon

On Saturday, March 11, I’ll be appearing at the Quarter Moon Books annual Feast of Authors Luncheon alongside five other great writers: Leah Weiss, Donna Everhart, Heather Bell Adams, Nina...

Feb 2, 2023

Rocky Mount Noir at the Bar

One week from today I’m heading to Rocky Mount, NC to help start a new franchise of everybody’s favorite crime fiction series, Noir at the Bar. Come on out and...

Dec 14, 2022

Holiday Noir at the Bar

On Thursday, December 15th, I’ll be joining an amazing slate of crime authors for a holiday edition of everybody’s favorite tradition, Noir at the Bar. Stop by, get titillated, have...

Nov 15, 2022

Beltie Prize Nomination

I’m very pleased to announce that my book What Lies Beneath has been nominated for the Beltie Prize for Best Mystery of 2023. For those of you not in the...

Sep 7, 2022

Orange County Library Reading

Come one, come all to the Orange County Library this Friday, 9/9, at 6 p.m. I’ll be reading from What Lies Beneath, answering questions, and signing copies provided by Purple...

Jul 25, 2022

The End of the Tour

Home at last. It’s been a blast promoting What Lies Beneath at bookstores and events across North Carolina, but now the tour is over. A huge thank you to everyone...

Jul 12, 2022

What Lies Beneath is out today

Here’s a story for you. Earlier I reached out to subscribers of my newsletter (feel free to join up under the “Contact” tab, dear reader). The box says something like...

Jul 7, 2022

Book Tour Dates

I’m going on tour to promote What Lies Beneath. Here’s the schedule: Available wherever books are sold, links here.

Jun 17, 2022

The hardbacks are here!

The hardbacks are here…and they are beautiful. See them for yourself, pictured below being read by two of my biggest fans. Want links to order one for yourself? Say no...

May 16, 2022

Publishers Weekly Review

The reviews are in, and Publishers Weekly had this to say about upcoming What Lies Beneath: Hetherton’s sure hand provides plenty of action and intrigue, with well-defined yet deeply flawed...

Apr 8, 2022

Noir at the Bar

Dear anyone who happens to be in Hillsborough, North Carolina next week: Join me for the next Noir at the Bar at Yonder on King Street. It’s a great line-up...

Mar 7, 2022

A surprise in the mail...

A mystery package was delivered this afternoon. Opened it up, and here’s what I found inside: These advance reader copies look even better than I expected. The cover pops, and...

Dec 3, 2021

New Cover

Hello there! I’m very excited to share the new cover for WHAT LIES BENEATH. It had a cover previously that I also thought was great: a corn field under a...

Nov 21, 2021

Pub Date

I’m thrilled to announce a publication date for the second Laura Chambers mystery, WHAT LIES BENEATH, available wherever books are sold on July 12, 2022. Keep an eye out for...

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