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Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club Party and discussion of the year’s books!!
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses MC Beaton’s A Highland Christmas + Holiday Party.
Christmas 2017 @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 25 all-day
Christmas 2017 @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Have a safe and wonderful holiday! We are closed today.
Happy New Year @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jan 1 all-day
Happy New Year @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Have a safe and wonderful holiday! We are closed today.
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sujata Massey signs The Widows Of Malabar Hills @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
  <<Click here to order a signed copy>> 1920s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay’s first female lawyer, is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes … Continue reading Sujata Massey signs The Widows Of Malabar Hills
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club discusses Jill Orr’s The Good Byline.
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lauren Willig signs The English Wife hosted by Tasha Alexander @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy >> FromNew York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous novel set in the Gilded Age, full of family secrets, affairs, and murder. Annabelle and Bayard Van … Continue reading Lauren Willig signs The English Wife hosted by Tasha Alexander
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses Lionel White’s A Clean Break
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses David Bell’s Bring Her Home.
Christopher Reich signs The Take @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Christopher Reich signs The Take @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
  <<Click here to order a signed copy>> From New York Times bestselling author Christopher Reich, an international spy thriller featuring Simon Riske: one part James Bond, one part Jack Reacher Riske is a freelance industrial spy … Continue reading Christopher Reich signs The Take
James Anderson signs Lullaby Road @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
James Anderson signs Lullaby Road @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Winter has come to Route 117, a remote road through the high desert of Utah trafficked only by eccentrics, fugitives, and those looking to escape the world. Local … Continue reading James Anderson signs Lullaby Road
Alafair Burke signs The Wife @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Alafair Burke signs The Wife @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> His Scandal Her Secret From New York Times bestselling author Alafair Burke, a stunning domestic thriller in the vein of Behind Closed Doors and The Woman in Cabin … Continue reading Alafair Burke signs The Wife
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mick Herron signs This Is What Happened interviewed by John Sandford @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
    <<Click here to order a signed copy>> From CWA Gold & Steel Dagger winner Mick Herron comes a shocking, twisted novel of thrilling suspense about one woman’s attempt to be better than ordinary. … Continue reading Mick Herron signs This Is What Happened interviewed by John Sandford
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Terry Shames signs A Reckoning in the Back Country @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> When Lewis Wilkins, a physician with a vacation home in Jarrett Creek, is attacked by vicious dogs, and several pet dogs in the area around Jarrett Creek disappear, … Continue reading Terry Shames signs A Reckoning in the Back Country
Alex Berenson signs The Deceivers @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Alex Berenson signs The Deceivers @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> The Russians don’t just want to influence American elections–they want it all. Former CIA agent John Wells confronts a plot of astonishing audacity as New York Times-bestselling author … Continue reading Alex Berenson signs The Deceivers
Steven Saylor signs The Throne of Caesar @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Steven Saylor signs The Throne of Caesar @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> In The Throne of Caesar, award-winning mystery author Steven Saylor turns to the most famous murder in history:It’s Rome, 44 AD, and the Ides of March are approaching. … Continue reading Steven Saylor signs The Throne of Caesar
Phillip Margolin signs The Third Victim @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phillip Margolin signs The Third Victim @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
  <<Click here to order a signed copy>> “Margolin continues his return to the exceptional form of his early novels with this gripping, tightly plotted, and smoothly written legal thriller… A winner from a veteran … Continue reading Phillip Margolin signs The Third Victim
Lars Keplar signs The Sandman @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lars Keplar signs The Sandman @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
  <<Click here to order a signed copy>> The #1 internationally best-selling thriller from the author of The Hypnotist tells the chilling story of a manipulative serial killer and the two brilliant police agents who must try … Continue reading Lars Keplar signs The Sandman
John Hart signs Redemption Road @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
John Hart signs Redemption Road @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> The only writer in history to win consecutive Edgar Awards for Best Novel, New York Times bestselling author John Hart returns to the world of his most beloved … Continue reading John Hart signs Redemption Road

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Dana Stabenow signs Silk and Song 2:00 pm
Dana Stabenow signs Silk and Song @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dana Stabenow signs Silk and Song @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Beijing, 1322. Sixteen-year-old Wu Johanna is the granddaughter of the legendary trader Marco Polo. In the wake of her father’s death, Johanna finds that lineage counts for little … Continue reading Dana Stabenow signs Silk and Song
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James Rollins signs The Demon Crown 7:00 pm
James Rollins signs The Demon Crown @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
James Rollins signs The Demon Crown @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>>   To save mankind’s future, the members of Sigma Force must make a devil’s bargain as they join forces with their most hated enemy to stop an ancient threat … Continue reading James Rollins signs The Demon Crown
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ASU Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing “Tomorrow’s Stars, Today!” 7:00 pm
ASU Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing “Tomorrow’s Stars, Today!” @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ASU Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing "Tomorrow's Stars, Today!" @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
ASU Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing students read their final manuscripts “Tomorrow’s Stars, Today!” Your Novel Year, The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University’s online certificate program, is … Continue reading ASU Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing “Tomorrow’s Stars, Today!”
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Phoenix Sherlockians — The Transfixed Correspondence 6:30 pm
Phoenix Sherlockians — The Transfixed Correspondence @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Meet up at The Pen for discussion and fun. The Pen will be their new meeting location. (Green Room) The story is Conan Doyle’s “The Adventure of the Cardboard Box”  
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Judge Frederic Block signs Race to Judgment 7:00 pm
Judge Frederic Block signs Race to Judgment @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Judge Frederic Block signs Race to Judgment @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Fast paced legal thriller and powerful urban drama from Frederic Block, the Brooklyn based federal judge who sentenced Peter Gotti of the Gambino crime family. Based partly on … Continue reading Judge Frederic Block signs Race to Judgment
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Coffee & Crime Book Club 10:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club celebrates a holiday party, share your favorite mystery(ies) of the year.
Holiday Tea! Shannon Baker, Eileen Brady, Chris Goff & Carrie Smith 2:00 pm
Holiday Tea! Shannon Baker, Eileen Brady, Chris Goff & Carrie Smith @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Holiday Tea! Shannon Baker, Eileen Brady, Chris Goff & Carrie Smith @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Don’t miss Tea with this super line up of authors! Shannon Baker, Eileen Brady, Chris Goff & Carrie Smith They will be discussing their new books and then a signing afterwards. The event is Free. … Continue reading Holiday Tea! Shannon Baker, Eileen Brady, Chris Goff & Carrie Smith
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Steven Cooper signs Desert Remains 2:00 pm
Steven Cooper signs Desert Remains @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Steven Cooper signs Desert Remains @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Someone is filling the desert caves around Phoenix with bodies–a madman who, in a taunting ritual, is leaving behind a record of his crimes etched into the stone. … Continue reading Steven Cooper signs Desert Remains
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Hardboiled Discussion Group 7:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club Party and discussion of the year’s books!!
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Sci-Friday Book Club 7:00 pm
Sci-Friday Book Club
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Explore the best in contemporary science fiction and fantasy at the Sci-Friday book club.  Join local blogger Michael Senft and the Poisoned Pen’s Pat King on this journey every third Friday*. December’s book is actually 2 novellas: … Continue reading Sci-Friday Book Club
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Croak & Dagger Book Club 10:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses MC Beaton’s A Highland Christmas + Holiday Party.
Sam Sykes signs God’s Last Breath and Brave Chef Brianna 2:00 pm
Sam Sykes signs God’s Last Breath and Brave Chef Brianna @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sam Sykes signs God's Last Breath and Brave Chef Brianna @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Acclaimed author Sam Sykes returns with the exhilarating conclusion to his Bring Down Heaven trilogy.The heart of civilization bleeds. The great demon Khoth-Kapira has broken free of his … Continue reading Sam Sykes signs God’s Last Breath and Brave Chef Brianna
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Holiday Hours – Open from 12 PM to 4 PM 12:00 pm
Holiday Hours – Open from 12 PM to 4 PM @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Holiday Hours – Open from 12 PM to 4 PM
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Christmas 2017
Christmas 2017 @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 25 all-day
Christmas 2017 @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Have a safe and wonderful holiday! We are closed today.
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Holiday Hours – Open from 12 PM to 4 PM 12:00 pm
Holiday Hours – Open from 12 PM to 4 PM @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Holiday Hours – Open from 12 PM to 4 PM