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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:  Charles Willeford’s Understudy for Death ($9.95). Charles Willeford’s legendary lost novel, unavailable since its original publication in 1961. AN UNFORGIVABLE CRIME. AN UNFORGETTABLE NOVEL. Why would a happily married Florida … Continue reading Hardboiled Discussion Group
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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Poisoned Pen Conference / Rebusfest! Sept 2nd & 3rd 9:00 am
Poisoned Pen Conference / Rebusfest! Sept 2nd & 3rd @ Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 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
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Poisoned Pen Conference / Rebusfest! Sept 2nd & 3rd 8:00 am
Poisoned Pen Conference / Rebusfest! Sept 2nd & 3rd @ Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 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
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Dana Stabenow, Barbara Peters and Susan Ramsay remember Fred Ramsay and discuss his Final Book, COUNTDOWN 2:00 pm
Dana Stabenow, Barbara Peters and Susan Ramsay remember Fred Ramsay and discuss his Final Book, COUNTDOWN @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dana Stabenow, Barbara Peters and Susan Ramsay remember Fred Ramsay and discuss his Final Book, COUNTDOWN @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Dana Stabenow, Barbara Peters and Susan Ramsay remember Frederick Ramsay and discuss his final book, Countdown. <<Click here to order >> It’s 1928, Jesse Sutherlin now has his own family and has made a success … Continue reading Dana Stabenow, Barbara Peters and Susan Ramsay remember Fred Ramsay and discuss his Final Book, COUNTDOWN
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Peter Blauner signs SUNRISE HIGHWAY 7:00 pm
Peter Blauner signs SUNRISE HIGHWAY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Peter Blauner signs SUNRISE HIGHWAY @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> From Peter Blauner, the writer Dennis Lehane calls “one of the most consistently bracing and interesting voices in American crime literature,” comes a new thriller about a lone … Continue reading Peter Blauner signs SUNRISE HIGHWAY
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Craig Johnson signs DEPTH OF WINTER 7:00 pm
Craig Johnson signs DEPTH OF WINTER @ ASU KERR Cultural Center
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Craig Johnson signs DEPTH OF WINTER @ ASU KERR Cultural Center | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Please note:  Registration required to attend.  Please click HERE to register! <<Click here to order a signed copy>> The new novel in Craig Johnson’s beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series. Welcome to Walt Longmire’s worst … Continue reading Craig Johnson signs DEPTH OF WINTER
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Coffee & Crime Book Club 10:30 am
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.
Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, Karen White sign The Glass Ocean 2:00 pm
Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, Karen White sign The Glass Ocean @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, Karen White sign The Glass Ocean @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Forgotten Room comes a captivating historical mystery, infused with romance, that links the lives of three women across a … Continue reading Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, Karen White sign The Glass Ocean
Kristina McMorris signs Sold on a Monday 2:00 pm
Kristina McMorris signs Sold on a Monday @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kristina McMorris signs Sold on a Monday @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> From New York Times bestselling author Kristina McMorris comes another unforgettable novel inspired by a stunning piece of history. 2 CHILDREN FOR SALE The sign is a last resort. It … Continue reading Kristina McMorris signs Sold on a Monday
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Elsa Hart signs CITY OF INK, in conversation with Boyd Morrison 7:00 pm
Elsa Hart signs CITY OF INK, in conversation with Boyd Morrison @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elsa Hart signs CITY OF INK, in conversation with Boyd Morrison @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Following the enthralling 18th century Chinese mysteries Jade Dragon Mountain and White Mirror, comes the next Li Du adventure in City of Ink. Li Du was prepared to travel anywhere in the … Continue reading Elsa Hart signs CITY OF INK, in conversation with Boyd Morrison
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Julia Keller signs BONE ON BONE 7:00 pm
Julia Keller signs BONE ON BONE @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Julia Keller signs BONE ON BONE @ the Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Click here to order a signed copy>> The next powerful chapter in Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Keller’s beloved Bell Elkins series sends readers headlong into the thick of a mystery as young as today’s headlines — … Continue reading Julia Keller signs BONE ON BONE
Paula Munier signs A BORROWING OF BONES 7:00 pm
Paula Munier signs A BORROWING OF BONES @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paula Munier signs A BORROWING OF BONES @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> The first in a gripping new series by Paula Munier, A Borrowing of Bones is full of complex twists, introducing a wonderful new voice for mystery readers and dog lovers. … Continue reading Paula Munier signs A BORROWING OF BONES
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Jenn McKinlay signs HITTING THE BOOKS in conversation with Paige Shelton! 7:00 pm
Jenn McKinlay signs HITTING THE BOOKS in conversation with Paige Shelton! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jenn McKinlay signs HITTING THE BOOKS in conversation with  Paige Shelton! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> It’s murder by the book in the latest hit Library Lover’s mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Death in the Stacks. When a stack of … Continue reading Jenn McKinlay signs HITTING THE BOOKS in conversation with Paige Shelton!
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Croak & Dagger Book Club 10:30 am
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
Caz Frear signs SWEET LITTLE LIES 2:00 pm
Caz Frear signs SWEET LITTLE LIES @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Caz Frear signs SWEET LITTLE LIES @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> In this gripping debut procedural, a young London policewoman must probe dark secrets buried deep in her own family’s past to solve a murder and a long-ago disappearance. … Continue reading Caz Frear signs SWEET LITTLE LIES
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Reed Farrel Coleman signs ROBERT B PARKER’S COLORBLIND 7:00 pm
Reed Farrel Coleman signs ROBERT B PARKER’S COLORBLIND @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Reed Farrel Coleman signs ROBERT B PARKER'S COLORBLIND @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Police chief Jesse Stone returns in the newest novel in Robert B. Parker’s New York Times–bestselling series, and his newest case hits right at the heart of the … Continue reading Reed Farrel Coleman signs ROBERT B PARKER’S COLORBLIND
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Sci-Friday Book Club 7:00 pm
Sci-Friday Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 21 @ 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*. Watchman by Alan Moore *Always … Continue reading Sci-Friday Book Club
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Andrew Gross signs BUTTON MAN 7:00 pm
Andrew Gross signs BUTTON MAN @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Andrew Gross signs BUTTON MAN @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Following up The One Man and The Saboteur, Gross’s next historical thriller brings to life the drama of the birth of organized crime in 1930s New York City … Continue reading Andrew Gross signs BUTTON MAN
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Joanne Fluke signs CHRISTMAS CAKE MURDER 7:00 pm
Joanne Fluke signs CHRISTMAS CAKE MURDER @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Joanne Fluke signs CHRISTMAS CAKE MURDER @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> It’s Christmas many years ago, and topping young Hannah Swensen’s wish list is becoming the go-to baker in Lake Eden, Minnesota. But as Hannah finds out, revisiting holiday … Continue reading Joanne Fluke signs CHRISTMAS CAKE MURDER
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Hardboiled Discussion Group 7:00 pm
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.
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Sarah Weinman signs THE REAL LOLITA 7:00 pm
Sarah Weinman signs THE REAL LOLITA @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sarah Weinman signs THE REAL LOLITA @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> “The Real Lolita is a tour de force of literary detective work. Not only does it shed new light on the terrifying true saga that influenced Nabokov’s masterpiece, … Continue reading Sarah Weinman signs THE REAL LOLITA
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Kyle Mills signs VINCE FLYNN RED WAR in conversation with Jack Carr! 7:00 pm
Kyle Mills signs VINCE FLYNN RED WAR in conversation with Jack Carr! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kyle Mills signs VINCE FLYNN RED WAR in conversation with Jack Carr! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> The #1 New York Times bestselling series returns with Mitch Rapp racing to prevent Russia’s gravely ill leader from starting a full-scale war with NATO. When Russian president … Continue reading Kyle Mills signs VINCE FLYNN RED WAR in conversation with Jack Carr!
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Multi-Author Event! Margaret Mizushima, Scott Graham, Roger Johns & C.C. Harrison! 2:00 pm
Multi-Author Event! Margaret Mizushima, Scott Graham, Roger Johns & C.C. Harrison! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Multi-Author Event! Margaret Mizushima, Scott Graham, Roger Johns & C.C. Harrison! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
We are excited to welcome Margaret Mizushima who will be discussing and signing: Burning Ridge! Scott Graham with will be discussing and signing: Yosemite Fall!   Roger Johns who will be discussing and signing: River … Continue reading Multi-Author Event! Margaret Mizushima, Scott Graham, Roger Johns & C.C. Harrison!
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