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Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: The High Window by Raymond Chandler.
Paul French signs City of Devils: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai @ The Poisoned Pen | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Pre-order City of Devils here >> By the New York Times bestselling author of Midnight in Peking—winner of both the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction—comes rags-to-riches tale of … Continue reading Paul French signs City of Devils: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club discusses: Beast in View by Margaret Millar
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses: The Late Show by Michael Connelly
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: The Steam Pig by James McClure.
Susanna Kearsley signs Bellewether @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Susanna Kearsley signs Bellewether @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> “I’ve loved every one of Susanna’s books! She has bedrock research and a butterfly’s delicate touch with characters—sure recipe for historical fiction that sucks you in and won’t … Continue reading Susanna Kearsley signs Bellewether
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club - NO GROUP @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
NO GROUP.  VACATION. Have a super day off.
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses: Death in Nantucket by Francine Mathews
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
David Corbett signs The Long-Lost Love Letters of Doc Holliday @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> The most notorious love letters in American history—supposedly destroyed a century ago—mysteriously reappear, and become the coveted prize in a fierce battle for possession that brings back to … Continue reading David Corbett signs The Long-Lost Love Letters of Doc Holliday
Hank Phillippi Ryan signs Trust Me @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hank Phillippi Ryan signs Trust Me @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> “Grief and deception are at the helm of Hank Phillippi Ryan’s latest thriller, Trust Me, in which a crime writer and an accused criminal’s lives collide, as they … Continue reading Hank Phillippi Ryan signs Trust Me
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: One for Hell by Jada Davis.
A Mystery Conference – Ian Rankin & Friends Sept 2nd & 3rd @ Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm
A Mystery Conference - Ian Rankin & Friends Sept 2nd & 3rd @ Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort | Phoenix | Arizona | United States
Guest of Honor: Ian Rankin Celebrating 30th Years of Publishing in the U.S. Hosts: Hank Phillippi Ryan, James Sallis & Dana Stabenow! Sunday Sept. 2nd & Monday Sept. 3rd 9-4pm To register, call 480-947-2974 or … Continue reading A Mystery Conference – Ian Rankin & Friends Sept 2nd & 3rd
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club discusses Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy Sayers.
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses: First Counsel by Brad Meltzer
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner. Moved to Wed. due to event on Thurs.
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club discusses The Widows House by Carol Goodman.
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses: Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: TBD
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Check out their website: http://three-legged-dog.net/ Live music performance by James Sallis’ band: Three-Legged Dog Three-Legged Dog is today’s version of the string bands that existed all about the country in the Thirties and Forties, groups that … Continue reading Live Music: Three-Legged Dog
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club discusses Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters.
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses: The Yard by Alex Grecian
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: TBD
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Check out their website: http://three-legged-dog.net/ Live music performance by James Sallis’ band: Three-Legged Dog Three-Legged Dog is today’s version of the string bands that existed all about the country in the Thirties and Forties, groups that … Continue reading Live Music: Three-Legged Dog
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club – Holiday Potluck. Share Your Favorite Mystery or Novel of the Year.
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses:  Merry Merry Ghost by Caroyln Hart
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: TBD

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C.C. Harrison signs Death by G-String 2:00 pm
C.C. Harrison signs Death by G-String @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
C.C. Harrison signs Death by G-String @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> In this cozy mystery, Chronicle Editor Viva Winter hopes to make Coyote Canyon the folk music capitol of Colorado when a ukulele player is strangled to death with … Continue reading C.C. Harrison signs Death by G-String
Toni Niesen signs Parts Unknown 2:00 pm
Toni Niesen signs Parts Unknown @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Toni Niesen signs Parts Unknown @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Toni Niesen makes her debut into the mystery field with Parts Unknown, An Alaskan Mystery. Somewhere over the Alaskan wilderness a plane has disappeared. As winter approaches Anchorage, flight … Continue reading Toni Niesen signs Parts Unknown
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The Transfixed Correspondence of Phoenix 6:30 pm
The Transfixed Correspondence of Phoenix @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sherlock Holmes fans are invited to meet on Weds., June 6th at 6:30 pm to discuss “The Valley of Fear”, one of the original stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. Go to meetup.com/Phoenix- Sherlockians or e-mail transfixedcorrespondence@gmail.com for more information.
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Christi Daugherty signs The Echo Killing 7:00 pm
Christi Daugherty signs The Echo Killing @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Christi Daugherty signs The Echo Killing @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> When a murder echoing a fifteen-year-old cold case rocks the Southern town of Savannah, crime reporter Harper McClain risks everything to find the identity of this calculated killer … Continue reading Christi Daugherty signs The Echo Killing
Christine Carbo signs A Sharp Solitude 7:00 pm
Christine Carbo signs A Sharp Solitude @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Christine Carbo signs A Sharp Solitude @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> A gripping new mystery from the “fresh new voice in the thriller genre” (Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author) and author of The Wild Inside, set in … Continue reading Christine Carbo signs A Sharp Solitude
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Peng Shepherd signs The Book of M hosted by Laurie R. King 7:00 pm
Peng Shepherd signs The Book of M hosted by Laurie R. King @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Peng Shepherd signs The Book of M hosted by Laurie R. King @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click to order a signed Copy>> Set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the captivating story of a group of ordinary people caught in an extraordinary catastrophe who risk everything to save … Continue reading Peng Shepherd signs The Book of M hosted by Laurie R. King
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Coffee & Crime Book Club 10:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club discusses: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
Laurie R King signs Island of the Mad with Venetian Tea! 2:00 pm
Laurie R King signs Island of the Mad with Venetian Tea! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Laurie R King signs Island of the Mad with Venetian Tea! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Join us for Venetian Tea, masks, give-a-ways, prosecco and biscotti! *Feel free to let your inner Venetian out with attire and masks! From Laurie: Yes, my beloved Poisoned Pen Books in Scottsdale is sneaking in … Continue reading Laurie R King signs Island of the Mad with Venetian Tea!
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*Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child* (via Skype) sign The Pharaoh Key 7:00 pm
*Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child* (via Skype) sign The Pharaoh Key @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
*Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child* (via Skype) sign The Pharaoh Key @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Doug Preston appears in person and Lincoln Child appears via Skype, though books will be signed by both. Gideon Crew–brilliant scientist, master thief, intrepid adventurer–is shocked when his … Continue reading *Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child* (via Skype) sign The Pharaoh Key
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Bryan Gruley signs Starvation Lake 7:00 pm
Bryan Gruley signs Starvation Lake @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bryan Gruley signs Starvation Lake @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>>   Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, Harlan Coben meets early Dennis Lehane in this “smashing debut thriller” (Chicago Tribune), set in a small northern … Continue reading Bryan Gruley signs Starvation Lake
Robert Dugoni signs A Steep Price 7:00 pm
Robert Dugoni signs A Steep Price @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Robert Dugoni signs A Steep Price @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni’s thrilling series continues as Seattle homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite is plunged into a case of family secrets and murder… Called in … Continue reading Robert Dugoni signs A Steep Price
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Mike Maden signs Tom Clancy’s Line of Sight 7:00 pm
Mike Maden signs Tom Clancy’s Line of Sight @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mike Maden signs Tom Clancy's Line of Sight @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Jack Ryan Jr. finds that the scars of war can last a lifetime in the latest entry in Tom Clancy’s #1 New York Times bestselling series. Twenty years … Continue reading Mike Maden signs Tom Clancy’s Line of Sight
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Sci-Friday Book Club 7:00 pm
Sci-Friday Book Club
Jun 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*. Senlin Ascends of Josiah Bancroft … 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
Jun 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses:  Celine by Peter Heller
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Martin Walker signs A Taste for Vengeance 7:00 pm
Martin Walker signs A Taste for Vengeance @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Martin Walker signs A Taste for Vengeance @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> A missing woman, a shocking pregnancy, a dash of international intrigue, and a bottle or two of good Bergerac: it’s another case for Bruno, Chief of Police. When … Continue reading Martin Walker signs A Taste for Vengeance
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Matthew Pearl signs The Dante Chamber 7:00 pm
Matthew Pearl signs The Dante Chamber @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Matthew Pearl signs The Dante Chamber @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> From Matthew Pearl, the New York Times bestselling author of The Dante Club, a masterful tale of literature, obsession, and murder The year is 1870. Five years after … Continue reading Matthew Pearl signs The Dante Chamber
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Cara Black signs MURDER ON THE LEFT BANK, hosted by Liam Callanan 7:00 pm
Cara Black signs MURDER ON THE LEFT BANK, hosted by Liam Callanan @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cara Black signs MURDER ON THE LEFT BANK, hosted by Liam Callanan @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Cara Black is the author of eighteen books in the New York Times bestselling Aimée Leduc series. She has received multiple nominations for the Anthony and Macavity Awards, and her books … Continue reading Cara Black signs MURDER ON THE LEFT BANK, hosted by Liam Callanan
Liam Callanan signs PARIS BY THE BOOK 7:00 pm
Liam Callanan signs PARIS BY THE BOOK @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Liam Callanan signs PARIS BY THE BOOK @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> A missing person, a grieving family, a curious clue: a half-finished manuscript set in Paris. Heading off in search of its author, a mother and her daughters find … Continue reading Liam Callanan signs PARIS BY THE BOOK
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Joe Ide signs RIGHTEOUS 2:00 pm
Joe Ide signs RIGHTEOUS @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Joe Ide signs RIGHTEOUS @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> In this follow-up to the smash hit IQ, Isaiah uncovers a secret behind the death of his brother, Marcus.   For ten years, something has gnawed at Isaiah Quintabe’s … Continue reading Joe Ide signs RIGHTEOUS
Matt Goldman signs Broken Ice with host Joe Ide! 2:00 pm
Matt Goldman signs Broken Ice with host Joe Ide! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Matt Goldman signs Broken Ice with host Joe Ide! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Order Your Copy Now>> In the words of Lee Child onGone to Dust, “I want more of Nils Shapiro.” Emmy-award winning author Matt Goldman happily obliges by bringing the Minneapolis private detective back for another … Continue reading Matt Goldman signs Broken Ice with host Joe Ide!
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Daniel H. Wilson signs Clockwork Dynasty & Guardian Angels & Other Monsters 7:00 pm
Daniel H. Wilson signs Clockwork Dynasty & Guardian Angels & Other Monsters @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Daniel H. Wilson signs Clockwork Dynasty & Guardian Angels & Other Monsters @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed>> A Kirkus Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of 2017 A Popsugar Best Book of the Year From the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse comes an epic new … Continue reading Daniel H. Wilson signs Clockwork Dynasty & Guardian Angels & Other Monsters
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Hardboiled Discussion Group 7:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: The High Window by Raymond Chandler.
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Tea with Kate Carlisle, Jennifer Ashley & Jane Willan! 2:00 pm
Tea with Kate Carlisle, Jennifer Ashley & Jane Willan! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tea with Kate Carlisle, Jennifer Ashley & Jane Willan! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Join us for a Tea with Kate Carlisle, Jennifer Ashley & Jane Willan! Three lovely authors coming to discuss their NEW novels, have tea and sign a few books! What a great way to spend a … Continue reading Tea with Kate Carlisle, Jennifer Ashley & Jane Willan!