Featured Events

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.
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
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
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
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.
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jun 29 @ 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
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: Night Shift 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 VACATION @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club. NO GROUP.  VACATION.
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
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
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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Lisa Jewell signs Then She Was Gone 7:00 pm
Lisa Jewell signs Then She Was Gone @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lisa Jewell signs Then She Was Gone @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order>>   Ten years after her teenage daughter disappears, a woman crosses paths with a charming single father whose young child feels eerily familiar, in this evocative, suspenseful drama from New York … Continue reading Lisa Jewell signs Then She Was Gone
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Ace Atkins signs Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic 7:00 pm
Ace Atkins signs Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ace Atkins signs Robert B. Parker's Old Black Magic @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser delves into the black market art scene to investigate a decades-long unsolved crime of dangerous proportions. The heist was legendary, still talked about … Continue reading Ace Atkins signs Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic
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Jenny Milchman signs Wicked River 7:00 pm
Jenny Milchman signs Wicked River @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jenny Milchman signs Wicked River @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> “Wicked River is partly a who-is-my-husband-really story, partly a horror-in-the-wilderness story, and partly a Manhattan-family drama, all rolled up in elegantly propulsive prose, and shot through with sinister … Continue reading Jenny Milchman signs Wicked River
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Cozy-Con 2018! 1:00 pm
Cozy-Con 2018! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cozy-Con 2018! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
This years Cozy-con will involve discussions, 3 author panels, refreshments, and a round robin signing. Featured authors are: Tessa Arlen, Kate Carlisle, Jane Cleland, Vicki Delany, C.S. Harris, Jenn McKinlay, Ann Parker, Page Shelton & … Continue reading Cozy-Con 2018!
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Kelli Stanley signs City of Sharks 7:00 pm
Kelli Stanley signs City of Sharks @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kelli Stanley signs City of Sharks @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> The blonde secretary was scared when she visited Miranda Corbie’s office. A shove into a streetcar track, a box of poisoned chocolates…hateful, violent letters. Someone was trying to … Continue reading Kelli Stanley signs City of Sharks
Owen Laukkanen signs Gale Force 7:00 pm
Owen Laukkanen signs Gale Force @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Owen Laukkanen signs Gale Force @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> For all lovers of maritime adventure comes an electrifying thriller of treachery and peril on the high seas featuring a dynamic new heroine, from multi-award-nominated suspense star Owen … Continue reading Owen Laukkanen signs Gale Force
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Jon Talton signs The Bomb Shelter 7:00 pm
Jon Talton signs The Bomb Shelter @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jon Talton signs The Bomb Shelter @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> The past never rests easy in Arizona. Forty years ago, a Phoenix reporter was killed by a car bomb in one of America’s most notorious crimes. Three men … Continue reading Jon Talton signs The Bomb Shelter
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Coffee & Crime Book Club 10:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Crime Book Club @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Coffee & Crime Book Club discusses A curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn
Tea Party with Christina Dodd & Jayne Anne Krentz! 2:00 pm
Tea Party with Christina Dodd & Jayne Anne Krentz! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tea Party with Christina Dodd & Jayne Anne Krentz! @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Join us for a Tea Party! We have some lovely authors coming to discuss their NEW novels, have tea and sign a few books. A great way to spend a relaxing Saturday at The Poisoned … Continue reading Tea Party with Christina Dodd & Jayne Anne Krentz!
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Michael Koryta signs How It Happened hosted by Nick Petrie 7:00 pm
Michael Koryta signs How It Happened hosted by Nick Petrie @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michael Koryta signs How It Happened hosted by Nick Petrie @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> “And that is how it happened. Can we stop now?” Kimberly Crepeaux is no good, a notorious jailhouse snitch, teen mother, and heroin addict whose petty crimes are … Continue reading Michael Koryta signs How It Happened hosted by Nick Petrie
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Sci-Friday Book Club 7:00 pm
Sci-Friday Book Club
May 18 @ 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
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Croak & Dagger Book Club @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Croak & Dagger book club discusses:  Canary by Duane Swierczynski
Betty Webb signs Otter of Death in conversation with Eileen Brady 2:00 pm
Betty Webb signs Otter of Death in conversation with Eileen Brady @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Betty Webb signs Otter of Death in conversation with Eileen Brady @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> While taking the yearly “otter count” at a marsh near Gunn Landing Harbor, California, zookeeper Theodora Bentley sees Maureen, her favorite otter, swimming around clutching someone’s expensive smartphone. … Continue reading Betty Webb signs Otter of Death in conversation with Eileen Brady
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2018 Elevengeddon: A Multi-Author SciFi Event 7:00 pm
2018 Elevengeddon: A Multi-Author SciFi Event @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2018 Elevengeddon: A Multi-Author SciFi Event @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
2018 Elevengeddon: A Multi-Author Sci-Fi Event This years authors are: Myke Cole Emily Devenport Cory Doctorow Jason Fry Aaron Mahnke Sylvain Neuvel K. Arsenault Rivera John Scalzi Victoria (V.E.) Schwab Scott Sigler Charles Soule Chuck … Continue reading 2018 Elevengeddon: A Multi-Author SciFi Event
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Hardboiled Discussion Group 7:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hardboiled Discussion Group @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club discusses: Blue Eyes by Jerome Charyn.
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Live Music: Three-Legged Dog 7:00 pm
Live Music: Three-Legged Dog @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 25 @ 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
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Laird Barron signs Blood Standard hosted by Robin Burcell 7:00 pm
Laird Barron signs Blood Standard hosted by Robin Burcell @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Laird Barron signs Blood Standard hosted by Robin Burcell @ The Poisoned Pen Bookstore  | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
<<Click here to order a signed copy>> Award-winning author Laird Barron makes his crime fiction debut with a novel set in the underbelly of upstate New York that’s as hardboiled and punchy as a swift … Continue reading Laird Barron signs Blood Standard hosted by Robin Burcell