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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.
Poisoned Pen Conference / Rebusfest! Sept 2nd & 3rd @ Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – Sep 3 @ 3:45 pm
Poisoned Pen Conference / Rebusfest! 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!  A two-day conference for fans and aspiring writers! Book signings, swag! Editor’s panel.. and more … Continue reading Poisoned Pen Conference / Rebusfest! 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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Ben Coes signs BLOODY SUNDAY 7:00 pm
Ben Coes signs BLOODY SUNDAY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ben Coes signs BLOODY SUNDAY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> “Ben Coes’ Bloody Sunday is a propulsive read with enough plot hooks, twists, and action to fill five thrillers. Fans of Brad Thor, Vince Flynn, and Tom Clancy … Continue reading Ben Coes signs BLOODY SUNDAY
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Edgar Cantero signs THIS BODY’S NOT BIG ENOUGH FOR BOTH OF US 7:00 pm
Edgar Cantero signs THIS BODY’S NOT BIG ENOUGH FOR BOTH OF US @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Edgar Cantero signs THIS BODY'S NOT BIG ENOUGH FOR BOTH OF US @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> From the New York Times bestselling author of Meddling Kids comes a mind-blowing, gender-bending, genre-smashing romp through the entire pantheon of action and noir. It is also a … Continue reading Edgar Cantero signs THIS BODY’S NOT BIG ENOUGH FOR BOTH OF US
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Rhys Bowen signs FOUR FUNERALS AND MAYBE A WEDDING – Launch Party!! 7:00 pm
Rhys Bowen signs FOUR FUNERALS AND MAYBE A WEDDING – Launch Party!! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rhys Bowen signs FOUR FUNERALS AND MAYBE A WEDDING - Launch Party!! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> In the days leading up to her wedding to Darcy O’Mara, Lady Georgiana Rannoch takes on the responsibilities of a grand estate, but proving she can run a … Continue reading Rhys Bowen signs FOUR FUNERALS AND MAYBE A WEDDING – Launch Party!!
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Michael Brandman signs ONE ON ONE 7:00 pm
Michael Brandman signs ONE ON ONE @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michael Brandman signs ONE ON ONE @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Order your copy now>> When legendary Sheriff Burton Steel summoned his son Buddy home from LAPD Homicide, a reluctant Buddy agreed. Burton is debilitated by ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease. While Buddy is to cover his … Continue reading Michael Brandman signs ONE ON ONE
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Susanna Kearsley signs BELLEWETHER, Hosted by Diana Gabaldon! 7:00 pm
Susanna Kearsley signs BELLEWETHER, Hosted by Diana Gabaldon! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Susanna Kearsley signs BELLEWETHER, Hosted by Diana Gabaldon! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
FRIDAY AUGUST 10 7:00 PM Location: The Poisoned Pen Tickets Required ($20 each) Purchase them by calling the store – 480 947 2974 or 888 560 9919  Your ticket entitles you to one copy of … Continue reading Susanna Kearsley signs BELLEWETHER, Hosted by Diana Gabaldon!
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Coffee & Crime Book Club – NO GROUP 10:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club – NO GROUP @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
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.
Susan Elia MacNeal signs THE PRISONER IN THE CASTLE 2:00 pm
Susan Elia MacNeal signs THE PRISONER IN THE CASTLE @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Susan Elia MacNeal  signs THE PRISONER IN THE CASTLE @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> A series of baffling murders among a group of imprisoned agents threatens the outcome of World War II in this chilling mystery from the New York Times bestselling … Continue reading Susan Elia MacNeal signs THE PRISONER IN THE CASTLE
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*Lisa Scottoline* signs FEARED 7:00 pm
*Lisa Scottoline* signs FEARED @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
*Lisa Scottoline* signs FEARED @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> In the new thriller from New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline, Mary DiNunzio’s ruthless nemesis Nick Machiavelli is back…with a vengeance. When three men announce that they … Continue reading *Lisa Scottoline* signs FEARED
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Gina Wohlsdorf signs BLOOD HIGHWAY 7:00 pm
Gina Wohlsdorf signs BLOOD HIGHWAY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Gina Wohlsdorf signs BLOOD HIGHWAY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> “A sensational hard-boiled thriller as tough and uncompromising as its main character, Rainy Cain. Don’t miss this.”—Lee Child, bestselling author of The Midnight Line A gripping, surprising, and … Continue reading Gina Wohlsdorf signs BLOOD HIGHWAY
Joanna Luloff signs REMIND ME AGAIN WHAT HAPPENED 7:00 pm
Joanna Luloff signs REMIND ME AGAIN WHAT HAPPENED @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Joanna Luloff signs REMIND ME AGAIN WHAT HAPPENED @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> “There is a smudge where my memory is supposed to be.” Claire wakes in a hospital room in the Florida Keys. She has no idea how she got … Continue reading Joanna Luloff signs REMIND ME AGAIN WHAT HAPPENED
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Sci-Friday Book Club 7:00 pm
Sci-Friday Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 17 @ 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*. Borne by Jeff Vandermeer *Always … 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
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
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T. Jefferson Parker signs SWIFT VENGEANCE 7:00 pm
T. Jefferson Parker signs SWIFT VENGEANCE @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
T. Jefferson Parker signs SWIFT VENGEANCE @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>>   In this incendiary new thriller from three-time Edgar Award winner and New York Times bestselling author T. Jefferson Parker, Roland Ford is hunting down a mysterious killer, … Continue reading T. Jefferson Parker signs SWIFT VENGEANCE
William Kent Krueger signs DESOLATION MOUNTAIN 7:00 pm
William Kent Krueger signs DESOLATION MOUNTAIN @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
William Kent Krueger signs DESOLATION MOUNTAIN @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger delivers yet another “punch-to-the-gut blend of detective story and investigative fiction” (Booklist, starred review) as Cork O’Connor and his son … Continue reading William Kent Krueger signs DESOLATION MOUNTAIN
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John Scalzi signs HEAD ON 7:00 pm
John Scalzi signs HEAD ON @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
John Scalzi signs HEAD ON @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
John Scalzi joins us, along with Mary Robinette Kowal, for an encore event on his way to Bubonicon! <<Click here to order a signed copy>>     “As much as Scalzi has the scientific creativity … Continue reading John Scalzi signs HEAD ON
Mary Robinette Kowal signs THE CALCULATING STARS and THE FATED SKY 7:00 pm
Mary Robinette Kowal signs THE CALCULATING STARS and THE FATED SKY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mary Robinette Kowal signs THE CALCULATING STARS and THE FATED SKY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Mary Robinette Kowal’s science fiction debut, The Calculating Stars, explores the premise behind her award-winning “Lady Astronaut of Mars.”  The Verge—12 fantastic science fiction and fantasy novels for July … Continue reading Mary Robinette Kowal signs THE CALCULATING STARS and THE FATED SKY
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David Joy signs THE LINE THAT HELD US. In conversation with J. Todd Scott 7:00 pm
David Joy signs THE LINE THAT HELD US. In conversation with J. Todd Scott @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
David Joy signs THE LINE THAT HELD US. In conversation with J. Todd Scott @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> From critically acclaimed author David Joy comes a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four … Continue reading David Joy signs THE LINE THAT HELD US. In conversation with J. Todd Scott
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Tammy Greenwood signs RUST AND STARDUST 7:00 pm
Tammy Greenwood signs RUST AND STARDUST @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tammy Greenwood signs RUST AND STARDUST @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> The gripping, heart-wrenching novel of Sally Horner, the 11-year-old kidnapping victim whose abduction in 1948 inspired Nabokov’s Lolita. Camden, NJ, 1948. When 11 year-old Sally Horner steals a notebook … Continue reading Tammy Greenwood signs RUST AND STARDUST
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David Corbett signs THE LONG-LOST LOVE LETTERS OF DOC HOLLIDAY 2:00 pm
David Corbett signs THE LONG-LOST LOVE LETTERS OF DOC HOLLIDAY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
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
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Delia Owens signs WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING 7:00 pm
Delia Owens signs WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Delia Owens signs WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is … Continue reading Delia Owens signs WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING
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Hank Phillippi Ryan signs TRUST ME 7:00 pm
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
Steve Hamilton signs DEAD MAN RUNNING 7:00 pm
Steve Hamilton signs DEAD MAN RUNNING @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Steve Hamilton signs DEAD MAN RUNNING @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Alex McKnight–hero of Steve Hamilton’s bestselling, award-winning, and beloved private eye series–is back in a high-stakes, nail-biting thriller, facing the most dangerous enemy he’s ever encountered. On the … Continue reading Steve Hamilton signs DEAD MAN RUNNING
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Hardboiled Discussion Group 7:00 pm
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.
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