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Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Mar 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club reads A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas.
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses The Road to Perdition (expanded edition) by Max Allan Collins.
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live music performance by James Sallis’ band: Three-Legged Dog
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club reads Silence of the Flans by Laura Bradford,
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Apr 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club reads Flower Net by Lisa See.
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses Cold, Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty.
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live music performance by James Sallis’ band: Three-Legged Dog
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club shares their favorite Perry Mason novels  by Erle Stanley Gardner.
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club reads Girl in the Ice by Rob Bryndza.
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses Hail To The Chief by Ed McBain.
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live music performance by James Sallis’ band: Three-Legged Dog
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club reads Murder at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison.
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club reads The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan.
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses Where It Hurts by Reed Farrel Coleman.
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live music performance by James Sallis’ band: Three-Legged Dog
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club reads Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier.
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club reads In a Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware.
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses Assumption by Percival Everett.

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April Smith signs Home Sweet Home 7:00 pm
April Smith signs Home Sweet Home @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
April Smith signs Home Sweet Home @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> From the widely praised author of the FBI Special Agent Ana Grey series and A Star for Mrs. Blake, this riveting epic drama follows the Kusek family from … Continue reading April Smith signs Home Sweet Home
Michael Gamble signs Murder By Tango 7:00 pm
Michael Gamble signs Murder By Tango @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michael Gamble signs Murder By Tango @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Tango star Miguel Zanotto forsakes Buenos Aires for Manhattan to track down his sister’s killer. He enters the country illegally and uses an alias to audition for a … Continue reading Michael Gamble signs Murder By Tango
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Betty Webb signs Desert Vengeance 2:00 pm
Betty Webb signs Desert Vengeance @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Betty Webb signs Desert Vengeance @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> When the man who raped Scottsdale PI Lena Jones when she was a nine-year-old foster child is released from prison, Lena is waiting for him in the parking … Continue reading Betty Webb signs Desert Vengeance
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Alexandra Burt signs The Good Daughter 7:00 pm
Alexandra Burt signs The Good Daughter @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Alexandra Burt signs The Good Daughter @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> From the author of Remember Mia comes the tale of a young woman in search of her past, and the mother who will do anything to keep it … Continue reading Alexandra Burt signs The Good Daughter
Robert Knott signs Robert B. Parker’s Revelation 7:00 pm
Robert Knott signs Robert B. Parker’s Revelation @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Robert Knott signs Robert B. Parker's Revelation @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch thought things had finally calmed down in Appaloosa when Boston Bill Black’s murder charge was dropped. But all that changed when … Continue reading Robert Knott signs Robert B. Parker’s Revelation
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Kristan Higgins signs On Second Thought 2:00 pm
Kristan Higgins signs On Second Thought @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kristan Higgins signs On Second Thought @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Following in the footsteps of her critically acclaimed novel If You Only Knew, multi-bestselling author Kristan Higgins returns with a pitch-perfect look at the affection—and the acrimony—that binds … Continue reading Kristan Higgins signs On Second Thought
Sarah Pinborough signs Behind Her Eyes 7:00 pm
Sarah Pinborough signs Behind Her Eyes @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sarah Pinborough signs Behind Her Eyes @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Love at first sight can be blinding… It’s said that the only people who really know what goes on in a marriage are the couple themselves. But what … Continue reading Sarah Pinborough signs Behind Her Eyes
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John Lescroart signs Fatal 7:00 pm
John Lescroart signs Fatal @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
John Lescroart signs Fatal @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> From New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart, a riveting standalone novel about the unexpected, shattering, and lethal consequences of a one-night stand on a seemingly happily married … Continue reading John Lescroart signs Fatal
Kelly Parsons signs Under the Knife 7:00 pm
Kelly Parsons signs Under the Knife @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kelly Parsons signs Under the Knife @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Biotechnology tycoon Morgan Finney is highly intelligent but shy and emotionally fragile. When his beloved wife Jenny dies of complications during a surgery led by Dr. Rita Wu, … Continue reading Kelly Parsons signs Under the Knife
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Coffee & Crime Book Club 10:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club reads Death at Death at Chateau Bremont by ML Longworth.
Priscilla Royal signs The Proud Sinner 12:00 pm
Priscilla Royal signs The Proud Sinner @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Priscilla Royal signs The Proud Sinner @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> In the winter of 1282, snow and ice ravage East Anglia while Prioress Eleanor awaits the decision of her young maid, Gracia, found starving on the streets some … Continue reading Priscilla Royal signs The Proud Sinner
Reed Farrel Coleman signs What You Break 2:00 pm
Reed Farrel Coleman signs What You Break @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Reed Farrel Coleman signs What You Break @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Former Suffolk County cop Gus Murphy returns to prowl the meaner streets of Long Island’s darkest precincts with a Russian mercenary at his back in the stunning second … Continue reading Reed Farrel Coleman signs What You Break
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Mark Greaney signs Gunmetal Gray 7:00 pm
Mark Greaney signs Gunmetal Gray @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mark Greaney signs Gunmetal Gray @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Mark Greaney, the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan novels, delivers another breakneck thriller following the world’s deadliest assassin—the Gray Man… After five … Continue reading Mark Greaney signs Gunmetal Gray
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Charles Cumming signs A Divided Spy moderated by Stephen Coonts 7:00 pm
Charles Cumming signs A Divided Spy moderated by Stephen Coonts @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Charles Cumming signs A Divided Spy moderated by Stephen Coonts @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
This event will be moderated by Stephen Coonts. Click here to order a signed copy>> Thomas Kell thought he was done with spying. A former MI6 officer, he devoted his life to the Service, but … Continue reading Charles Cumming signs A Divided Spy moderated by Stephen Coonts
KJ Howe signs Freedom Broker moderated by Stephen Coonts 7:00 pm
KJ Howe signs Freedom Broker moderated by Stephen Coonts @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
KJ Howe signs Freedom Broker moderated by Stephen Coonts @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Stephen Coonts will be moderating this event! Click here to order a signed copy>> There are twenty-five elite kidnap and ransom (K&R) specialists in the world. Only one is a woman: Thea Paris. And she’s … Continue reading KJ Howe signs Freedom Broker moderated by Stephen Coonts
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Ian Rankin signs Rather Be the Devil hosted by Mark Pryor 7:00 pm
Ian Rankin signs Rather Be the Devil hosted by Mark Pryor @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ian Rankin signs Rather Be the Devil hosted by Mark Pryor @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Detective Inspector John Rebus investigates a cold case that has turned red hot once again. John Rebus, as incapable of settling into his retirement as he is of … Continue reading Ian Rankin signs Rather Be the Devil hosted by Mark Pryor
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Croak & Dagger Book Club 10:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club reads Jade Dragon Mountain by Elsa Hart.
Charles Todd signs Racing the Devil 2:00 pm
Charles Todd signs Racing the Devil @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Charles Todd signs Racing the Devil @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Scotland Yard’s Ian Rutledge finds himself caught in a twisted web of vengeance, old grievances, and secrets that lead back to World War I in the nineteenth installment … Continue reading Charles Todd signs Racing the Devil
Deborah Crombie signs Garden of Lamentations 2:00 pm
Deborah Crombie signs Garden of Lamentations @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Deborah Crombie signs Garden of Lamentations @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are drawn into separate investigations that hold disturbing—and deadly—complications for their own lives in this powerful mystery in the bestselling … Continue reading Deborah Crombie signs Garden of Lamentations
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Hester Young signs The Shimmering Road 7:00 pm
Hester Young signs The Shimmering Road @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hester Young signs The Shimmering Road @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> A pulse-pounding mystery from the author of The Gates of Evangeline featuring Charlotte “Charlie” Cates, an unforgettable heroine whose dark visions bring to light secrets that will heal … Continue reading Hester Young signs The Shimmering Road
Trudy Nan Boyce signs Old Bones 7:00 pm
Trudy Nan Boyce signs Old Bones @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trudy Nan Boyce signs Old Bones @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> A timely and penetrating mystery about the intersection of policing, racism, and the community—set in a city at its boiling point—from an author who’s been in the trenches … Continue reading Trudy Nan Boyce signs Old Bones
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Eric Heisner signs T.H. Elkman 7:00 pm
Eric Heisner signs T.H. Elkman @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eric Heisner signs T.H. Elkman @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> 1800’s American West—a place where men find themselves in harsh and cruel circumstances and where lives are short lived. Where women are hard as the steel of a … Continue reading Eric Heisner signs T.H. Elkman
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Hardboiled Discussion Group 7:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club meets to discuss In The Heat of The Night by John Ball.
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Live Music: Three-Legged Dog 7:00 pm
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live music performance by James Sallis’ band: Three-Legged Dog
Sci-Friday Book Club 7:00 pm
Sci-Friday Book Club
Feb 24 @ 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*. February’s book is The Three-Body Problem … Continue reading Sci-Friday Book Club
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Joe Lansdale signs Rusty Puppy 7:00 pm
Joe Lansdale signs Rusty Puppy @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Joe Lansdale signs Rusty Puppy @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Hap and Leonard investigate a racially motivated murder that threatens to tear apart their East Texas town. While Hap, a former 60s activist and self-proclaimed white trash rebel, … Continue reading Joe Lansdale signs Rusty Puppy
Kathleen Kent signs The Dime 7:00 pm
Kathleen Kent signs The Dime @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kathleen Kent signs The Dime @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> Brooklyn’s toughest female detective takes on Dallas–and neither is ready for the fight.   Dallas, Texas is not for the faint of heart. Good thing for Betty Rhyzyk … Continue reading Kathleen Kent signs The Dime
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Joanne Fluke signs Banana Cream Pie Murder 7:00 pm
Joanne Fluke signs Banana Cream Pie Murder @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Joanne Fluke signs Banana Cream Pie Murder @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> A romantic seven-day cruise is the perfect start to bakery owner Hannah Swensen’s marriage. However, with a murder mystery heating up in Lake Eden, Minnesota, it seems the … Continue reading Joanne Fluke signs Banana Cream Pie Murder