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Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Deborah Crombie.  A Bitter Feast (William Morrow, $25.99).  New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie returns with a mesmerizing entry in her “excellent” (Miami Herald) series, in which Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are … Continue reading Deborah Crombie signs A BITTER FEAST
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Anne Perry.  Death in Focus (Ballantine, $28.00). In the start of an all-new mystery series set in pre–World War II Europe, an intrepid young photographer carries her dead lover’s final, world-shattering message into the heart … Continue reading Anne Perry signs DEATH IN FOCUS
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sci-Friday Book Club   The Sci-Friday Book Club discusses Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky. Adrian Tchaikovksy’s critically acclaimed stand-alone novel Children of Time is the epic story of humanity’s battle for survival on a … Continue reading Sci-Friday Book Club
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Coffee & Crime Book Club    The club discusses Nancy Atherton’s AUNT DIMITY’S DEATH All of our groups are free and open to the public!   New members always welcome.
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Minerva Spencer.  Scandalous (Kensington, $7.99) “Have you no decency?” Straight-laced missionary Sarah Fisher has never met a man like Captain Martin Bouchard. He is the most beautiful person—male or female—she’s ever seen. Overwhelmingly masculine, elegantly … Continue reading Minerva Spencer signs SCANDALOUS
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sherry Thomas.  The Art of Theft (Berkley, $16.00).  Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is back solving new cases in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of The Hollow of Fear. As “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” Charlotte … Continue reading Sherry Thomas signs THE ART OF THEFT
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
James R. Benn.  When Hell Struck Twelve (Soho, $27.95).  In the 14th Billy Boyle mystery, US Army detective Billy Boyle and Lieutenant Kazimierz travel into the heart of Nazi-occupied Paris on a dangerous mission: ensure a … Continue reading James R Benn signs WHEN HELL STRUCK TWELVE
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Martin Limon.  G.I. Confidential (Soho Press, 26.95).  US Army CID Agents George Sueño and Ernie Bascom become entangled with a pushy tabloid reporter as they investigate a series of violent bank robberies throughout South Korea. South … Continue reading Martin Limon signs G.I. CONFIDENTIAL
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
John Connolly.  A Book of Bones (Atria, $28.99).  Private Investigator Charlie Parker returns in this heart-pounding thriller as he seeks revenge against the darkest forces in the world, from the internationally bestselling author of the acclaimed The … Continue reading John Connolly signs A BOOK OF BONES, hosted by John Sandford!
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
BLOODY GENIUS (Putnam, $29.00) Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back–and his mouth–as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford’s “madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries” (New York Times … Continue reading John Sandford signs BLOODY GENIUS
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Croak & Dagger Discussion Club   Croak & Dagger book club discusses Jane Harper’s The Dry
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley- Scottsdale
Diana Gabaldon and Tara Bennett discuss and sign The Making of Outlander The Series: The Official Guide to Seasons Three and Four Saturday, October 19th at 6:30pm The Doubletree Resort by Hilton Hotels Paradise Valley-Scottsdale … Continue reading Diana Gabaldon and Tara Bennett sign THE MAKING OF OUTLANDER THE SERIES: The Official Guide to Seasons Three and Four
Oct 21 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Michael Connelly signs THE NIGHT FIRE!  Monday, October 21st at 10:15 a.m. Special VIP Pre-publication event! Short program followed by book signing Venue: The Poisoned Pen Bookstore, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd, Scottsdale AZ 85251 Limited … Continue reading TICKETED EVENT: Michael Connelly signs THE NIGHT FIRE
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club Join the club as we discuss Graham Greene’s The Third Man Rollo Martins’ usual line is the writing of cheap paperback Westerns under the name of Buck Dexter. But when his … Continue reading Hardboiled Discussion Group
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
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
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dr Raun Melmed.  Marvin’s Monster Diary 2 (Familus, $12.99) Meet Marvin, a lovable monster with a twelve-stringed baby fang guitar, a rambunctious case of ADHD, emotions that sometimes overwhelm him (and others), and a diary … Continue reading Dr Raun Melmed signs MARVIN’S MONSTER DIARY 2 (+ LYSSA): ADHD EMOTION EXPLOSION and other related books
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Donis Casey.  The Wrong Girl (Poisoned Pen Press/Sourcebooks, 26.99 hc, $15.99 pbk).  They say a life well-lived is the best revenge… Blanche Tucker never realized her life in tiny Boynton, Oklahoma was drop-dead dull…until dashing Graham … Continue reading Donis Casey signs THE WRONG GIRL
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Martin Edwards.  Gallows Court (Poisoned Pen Press/Sourcebooks, $15.99).  London, 1930 Sooty, sulphurous, and malign: no woman should be out on a night like this. A spate of violent deaths—the details too foul to print—has horrified the … Continue reading Martin Edwards signs GALLOWS COURT
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Nicholas Meyer.  The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols: Adapted from the Journals of John H. Watson M.D. (St Martins Press, $25.99).   With the international bestseller The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, Nicholas Meyer brought to light a previously unpublished case … Continue reading Nicholas Meyer signs THE ADVENTURE OF THE PECULIAR PROTOCOLS
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Michael Stanley.  Shoot the Bastards (Poisoned Pen Press, $15.99).  The dark winter nights of Minnesota seem to close in on investigative journalist Crystal Nguyen as she realizes that her close friend Michael Davidson has disappeared … Continue reading Michael Stanley signs SHOOT THE BASTARDS
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
  On The Run – Australian Crime Writers in America!  Featuring Sulari Gentill, Robert Gott, Jock Serong and Emma Viskic! Sulari Gentill.  A Murder Unmentioned (Poisoned Pen Press, $26.95).  The gun used in Rowland Sinclair’s father’s … Continue reading On The Run – Australian Crime Writers in America
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Tim Maleeny.  Boxing the Octopus (Sourcebooks/Poisoned Pen Press – $26.99 hc, $15.99 pb).  If you’re gonna box an octopus, best bring some extra arms… At the height of tourist season, an armored car drives off a crowded … Continue reading Tim Maleeny signs BOXING THE OCTOPUS
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Janet Cussler Car Collection
A Special Ticketed Event Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison will meet and greet fans and sign FINAL OPTION among Janet Cussler’s amazing collection of vintage automobiles!   The Janet Cussler Car Collection  16055 North Dial Boulevard, Suite … Continue reading Ticketed Event: Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison sign FINAL OPTION
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Jenn Lyons. The Name of All Things (Tor Books, $26.99). “Everything epic fantasy should be: rich, cruel, gorgeous, brilliant, enthralling and deeply, deeply satisfying. I loved it.”—Lev Grossman on The Ruin of Kings You can have everything you … Continue reading Jenn Lyons signs THE NAME OF ALL THINGS
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kel Kade.  Fate of the Fallen (Tor Books, $25.99).   Not all stories have happy endings. Everyone loves Mathias. Naturally, when he discovers it’s his destiny to save the world, he dives in head first, pulling … Continue reading Kel Kade signs FATE OF THE FALLEN
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Coffee & Crime Book Club      The club discusses THE NORTHS MEET MURDER by Frances and Richard Lockridge All of our groups are free and open to the public!   New members always welcome.
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Annie Hogsett.  The Devil’s Own Game ( Poisoned Pen Press/Sourcebooks, $15.99). The murder is the message. What you don’t see is what you get. When a sniper targets a blind man walking along the lagoon of … Continue reading Annie Hogsett signs THE DEVIL’S OWN GAME
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Bairbre Higgins.  The Torchbearers (Terra Nova Books, $19.95).  Seeking sanctuary, burnt-out fund manager Ariel Mignolet retreats to the New Mexico desert near Prospero, an isolated settlement steeped in religious fundamentalism. Long runs on remote trails and … Continue reading Bairbre Higgins signs THE TORCHBEARERS
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
  Dianne Freeman.  A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder (Kensington, $26.00).  How far will some go to safeguard a secret? In the latest novel in Dianne Freeman’s witty and delightful historical mystery series, the adventurous … Continue reading Dianne Freeman signs A LADY’S GUIDE TO GOSSIP AND MURDER
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Ellen Crosby. The Angels Share (Minotaur Books, $26.99).  Ellen Crosby pours up another corking mystery with The Angels’ Share, an intriguing blend of secret societies, Prohibition bootleg wine, and potentially scandalous documents hidden by the Founding Fathers, … Continue reading Ellen Crosby signs THE ANGELS’ SHARE