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Virtual tour calendar: events, news, Q&As, TV and podcast interviews about DEATH ON OCEAN BOULEVARD

Updated: Jan 24, 2022

"You’ll be convinced first one way then the other as you race through the pages of this disturbing mystery. DEATH ON OCEAN BOULEVARD is so meticulous, so organized... Caitlin Rother is the journalist we all want to be when we grow up."

-- True crime author Camille Kimball



April 24, 2021 (embargo is lifted)

-- San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Karla Peterson interviews Caitlin and writes about the book. Read it here.

-- 6 and 8 a.m. news shows, and approximately 8 p.m. (after the basketball game): KGTV Channel 10 interviews Caitlin about the book. Watch it here.

-- Times of San Diego publishes a book review and a detailed Q&A with Caitlin. Read it here.

-- Coronado library interviewed Caitlin about why she wrote the book, and some of her thoughts about the case. Watch it here.

April 25

-- Caitlin talks on camera with the 3BookGirls” podcasters.

April 26

-- 12 to 1 p.m. show: Maureen Cavanaugh interviews Caitlin on KPBS radio's “Midday Edition.” Listen to it here.

-- 4, 5:30, 6:13, 7 and 10:28 PM, Caitlin talks with Phil Blauer of FOX5 TV news. Watch it here.

-- 5 and 6:30 p.m. shows: Maya Trabulsi interviews Caitlin on KPBS-TV's "Evening Edition" in San Diego.

-- 6 p.m., interview with Caitlin on KFMB-TV. Watch it here.

-- Book review by Janie Hickok Siess of Colloquium. Read it here.

April 27 (launch/pub date!)

-- 6:40 a.m. PDT: Caitlin talks with Paul Miller on WPHM radio in Michigan.

-- 8:40 a.m.: Caitlin talks with LaDona Harvey and Ted Garcia on KOGO radio.

-- 6 and 11 pm, Caitlin talks with Mark Mullen of NBC7. Watch it here.

-- Guest blog by Caitlin runs on Colloquium book blog site. Read it here.

-- “Dark and Stormy Book Club” podcast talks with Caitlin. Listen to it here.

-- 7 p.m. PDT: Caitlin launches her book with the San Diego Public Library’s virtual branch, “in conversation with” broadcast journalist JW August, followed by questions from the Zoom audience. Watch it here.

April 28

-- 6 p.m. PDT: Caitlin has a virtual “conversation with” true crime author Camille Kimball via Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ, with Patrick Millikin. Watch the event here.

-- Book review by Lori Johnston of Psychotic State book blog. Read the review here.

April 29

-- Book review posted by blogger Bella Foxx. Read it here.

-- 7 p.m. PDT, Caitlin discusses the book and takes questions at a virtual launch event with Shaun Briley, head librarian at the Coronado Public Library, with signed copies available through Bay Books (see info below). Watch the full program here.

April 30

-- Book review posted by Kathleen Higgins-Anderson of Jersey Girl Book Reviews. Read it here.

May 4

-- 6:30-7:30 p.m. PDT: Caitlin does a live Q&A chat (in writing) with the Kensington Book Club on Facebook. Please go here for this virtual event.

-- Book review posted by Maureen Shea Timmerman of Musings By Maureen. Read it here.

May 5

-- 6 p.m. PDT: Caitlin is featured on Lisa O’Brien’s “Clear and Convincing” podcast.

May 6

-- Book review posted by Cheryl Malandrinos at The Book Connection. Read it here.

-- 6 p.m. PDT: Caitlin is “in conversation with” Maddie Margarita at a virtual event with Book Carnival in Orange, Orange County. Click on this link to join the Zoom event, or to buy a signed copy of the book.

May 8

-- 2 p.m. PDT: Virtual event with Sisters in Crime in Southern California chapters, San Diego, Orange and LA counties. Listen to it here.

May 12

-- Caitlin talks with Dan Zupansky of the “True Murder” podcast. Listen to it here.

May 13

-- Caitlin is interviewed by the Coronado Eagle & Journal. Read it here.

May 14

-- 5 p.m. PDT: Caitlin goes live with Matt Coyle of the “Crime Corner” podcast. Listen here.

-- Caitlin is interviewed by Miriam Raftery of East County Magazine and KNSJ radio. Listen here.

May 15

-- 2 p.m. PDT: Caitlin does a virtual event to discuss the book with Susan Lang of Peregrine Book Co. in Prescott, AZ. No need to register, just click on this link to attend the event.

May 16

-- 12 to 2 p.m.: Caitlin has her first in-person book signing, outdoors, at Bay Books, 1007 Orange Ave. in Coronado, CA 92118. As of 9/15/21, the store has continued to keep re-ordering this bestselling book, and always has a good supply of signed copies for sale.

May 18

-- 6:30 p.m. PDT: Caitlin does a virtual event with LitUp! in Orange County, a reader/writer group, with fellow author Alex Finlay, as they read from and talk about their new books. Hosted by Maddie Margarita. Watch it here.

-- 9-10 pm show, Caitlin talks with Alan Warren of "House of Mystery" radio show, which airs in Los Angeles, Seattle, Palm Springs/Riverside, and Salt Lake City. Listen here.

May 20

-- Caitlin does an interview with Stefan Adika for his YouTube talk show "Coffee With Adika" about the Rebecca Zahau case and the new book. Watch it here.

May 21

-- Caitlin talks with “Ivy League Murders” podcast hosts Sarah Alcorn and Laura Rodrigues McDonald. Listen here.

May 26

-- Caitlin talks about her new book with Websleuths owner Tricia Griffith on her podcast.

May 28

-- Caitlin talks with "Murder Most Foul" podcast. Listen here.

June 12

-- 2 pm PDT, Caitlin talks with Burl Barer of "True Crime Uncensored" podcast. Listen here.

June 15

-- 7 pm PDT, Caitlin does a live chat about her new book (and some of her others) with Tricia Griffith of Websleuths. The interview is archived at Tricia's YouTube channel here.

June 16

-- 1 pm, Caitlin speaks to the Coronado Rotary Club with book signing to follow. If you have a club of vaccinated members who would like to hear Caitlin speak about the book, please contact her at, or through this website.

June 23

-- Caitlin speaks and true crime author Kevin Deutsch discuss DEATH ON OCEAN BOULEVARD for his podcast. Listen here.

June 28-July 10

-- International Thriller Writers (ITW) conference: Caitlin will be in conversation with fellow bestselling author Ron Franscell about the craft of writing suspenseful true crime.

July 17

-- 2 pm, Caitlin discusses and signs books at an indoor event at the Bookstar/Barnes & Noble in Point Loma, 3150 Rosecrans Place. A limited number of autographed copies were available afterward, and Caitlin will sign more after they re-order. Caitlin has been signing copies at other B&Ns in San Diego as well, so check with your local store to see if they have one!

July 27

-- 11 am PDT, Caitlin will do a live video interview with talk show host Brett Davis, who also has a radio show on KCBQ, 1170 AM. Watch it here.

July 30

-- 9 pm PDT, Caitlin's interview with Alan Warren, from the House of Mystery podcast, will re-air on KCAA in Los Angeles, Riverside and Palm Springs, also streaming online here.

July 31

-- 2 pm PDT, Caitlin did a live chat and Q&A with the Deranged True Crime Book Club on Facebook. Watch the lively discussion here.

August 21

-- The San Diego Festival of Books was virtual this year. Caitlin was on a panel with crime novelist Matt Coyle to discuss their latest books and crime writing in general. Watch it here.

August 24

-- Caitlin chats with The Liars Club on their "Oddcast." Have a listen!

August 27

-- Caitlin discusses Death On Ocean Boulevard with David Temple of "The Thriller Zone" videocast and podcast. Watch or listen here.

November 2

Caitlin is the first author featured in the second season of Ona Russell's "Authors in the Tent" televised interview series. Watch Caitlin's interview, "Always Wanting to Tell the Truth," here.

December 23

"William Ramsey Investigates" interviews Caitlin for his podcast and videocast. Listen here and watch it here.

January 25, 2022

Caitlin talks with Ed Opperman on "The Opperman Report," which airs on radio stations in California, FLorida, Nevada and Utah. Listen here.

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