SISTERS IN CRIME MISSION: We promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers for equality in the industry.

If you love mystery fiction as much as we do, join us. Readers and writers make up our Orange County, California, chapter.  We usually meet on the fourth Sunday of every month to learn about, and discuss, all things crime fiction. 

Next Meeting:

Lynda J Bergh Herring PI

Who: Lynda Bergh Herring

What: True Lies — My Life as a Private Investigator

When: Sunday, Sept 24th @ 3pm

Where: Book Carnival, Orange 348 S Tustin St, Orange, CA 92866


Are your characters in law enforcement or amateur sleuths? Ever wonder what it’s really like being a P. I.? Join us September 24th when Lynda Bergh Herring talks about her career in law enforcement, her life as a private investigator, and the challenges she faces on an everyday basis!

Sisters in Crime Orange Licensed in the State of California, Lynda J. Bergh Herring of LJB Investigations in Coto De Caza, CA, is a career private investigator with an incredible range of specialties developed over her more than 42 years of experience, including asset searches, finding missing children, social media investigations, and trafficking investigations of all kinds. Linda will share some of her cases, her insights on what it’s like being a female in a male-dominated business and answer questions.


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Our Sunday meetings are always free to the public, but donations are always welcome. Any amount helps.

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We welcome sisters and misters with an interest in the mystery genre, including authors pursuing a career in crime and mystery writing, booksellers, publishers, librarians, editors, agents, and fans.

Membership Dues and Forms 

You must join the National organization to be eligible for membership in the Orange County chapter. To join national Sisters in Crime, please visit the national Sisters in Crime Website:

Orange County dues are $25 per year.

To join Sisters in Crime Orange County, please print send the completed Orange County Sisters in Crime form on our membership page and a check for $25 payable to Sisters in Crime, O.C. or join online by filling out the following form and pay using PayPal.

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