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Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Patricia Smith.  Remember (Polis Books, $15.99).  Remember is a riveting story of a young girl’s journey to cope with the death of her mother and sister while struggling with severe social anxiety disorder. While dealing with the aftermath … Continue reading Patricia Smith signs REMEMBER
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Carl Vonderau.  Murderabilia (Midnight Ink, 16.99).  When you’re the son of a serial killer, you can never escape your past. William MacNary was eight years old when his father went to prison. Since then, he’s carefully … Continue reading Carl Vonderau signs MURDERABILIA
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Matt Coyle.  Lost Tomorrows (Oceanview, $26.95 hc, $16.00 pb).  A phone call thrusts Rick Cahill’s past and all its tragic consequences into his present. Krista Landingham, his former partner on the Santa Barbara Police Department, is … Continue reading Matt Coyle signs LOST TOMORROWS
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Coffee & Crime Book Club    Holiday Party! Share you favorite mystery novel of the year with the group. All of our groups are free and open to the public!   New members always welcome.
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Hardboiled Crime Discussion Club Join us as we discuss Kent Anderson’s Green Sun (Mulholland, $16.99) Oakland, California, 1983: a city churning with violent crime and racial conflict. Officer Hanson, a Vietnam veteran, has abandoned academia for … Continue reading Hardboiled Discussion Group
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sci-Friday Book Club The group discusses – Sarah Gailey’s River of Teeth. A Finalist for the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novella Sarah Gailey’s wildfire debut River of Teeth is a rollicking alternate history adventure that Charlie Jane … Continue reading Sci-Friday Book Club
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Croak & Dagger Discussion Club   Croak & Dagger book club discusses The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers.  Finally: the perfect stocking stuffer for the crime fiction lover in your life! With … Continue reading Croak & Dagger Book Club
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Tarryn Fisher.  The Wives (Graydon House, $16.99pb, $27.99hc ). Imagine that your husband has two other wives. You’ve never met the other wives. None of you know each other, and because of this unconventional arrangement, … Continue reading Tarryn Fisher signs THE WIVES
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Brad Taylor.  Hunter Killer (Dutton, $27.99).  Each copy comes with a specially-designed facsimile of Pike Logan’s passport! Pike Logan tracks highly-trained Russian assassins to Brazil in this blistering, action-packed thriller from New York Times bestselling author and … Continue reading Brad Taylor signs HUNTER KILLER
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Debra H Goldstein. Two Bites Too Many (Kensington, $7.99).   Far from a domestic goddess, Sarah Blair would rather catch bad guys than slave over a hot stove. But when a dangerous murder boils over in … Continue reading Debra Goldstein signs TWO BITES TOO MANY
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Thomas Perry.  A Small Town (Grove/Atlantic, $26.00).  In A Small Town, twelve conspirators meticulously plan to throw open all the gates to the prison that contains them, so that more than a thousand convicts may escape and … Continue reading Thomas Perry signs A SMALL TOWN
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Poisoned Pen Bookstore
The Coffee and Crime Book Club Please join us as we discuss M.C. Beaton. Death of a Gossip (Grand Central, $8.00). Travel to the Scotland Highlands with this classic Hamish Macbeth cozy mystery where an unladylike … Continue reading Coffee & Crime Book Club
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
  Dana Stabenow signs NO FIXED LINE (House of Zeus, $29.95). It is New Year’s Eve, nearly six weeks into an off-and-on blizzard that has locked Alaska down, effectively cutting it off from the outside … Continue reading Dana Stabenow signs NO FIXED LINE
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Karen Odden.  A Trace of Deceit (Harper, $16.99).  From the author of A Dangerous Duet comes the next book in her Victorian mystery series, this time following a daring female painter and the Scotland Yard detective who is … Continue reading Karen Odden signs A TRACE OF DECEIT
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Tasha Alexander.  In the Shadow of Vesuvius (St Martins Press, $27.99).  In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander’s In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the … Continue reading Tasha Alexander signs IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Andrew Grant. Too Close to Home (Ballantine, $28.00). His cover: courthouse janitor. His cause: justice. But when Paul McGrath uncovers a shocking connection to a file of missing evidence, he finds the truth sometimes hits … Continue reading Andrew Grant signs TOO CLOSE TO HOME
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Nick Petrie. The Wild One. War veteran Peter Ash tracks a murderer and his criminal family through the most forbidding and stark landscape he has ever encountered, in the latest thriller from the bestselling author … Continue reading Nick Petrie signs THE WILD ONE
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Paul Davies signs The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the Mystery of Life  (University of Chicago, $27.50). What is life? For generations, scientists have struggled to make sense of this … Continue reading Paul Davies discusses A DEMON IN THE MACHINE
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Chris Hauty. Deep State (Simon & Schuster, $27.00). In this white-knuckled, timely, and whip-smart debut thriller, a deadly plot against the president’s life emerges from the shadows of the Deep State. Recently elected President Richard Monroe—populist, … Continue reading Chris Hauty signs DEEP STATE
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Sci-Friday Book Club The group discusses – Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone ($18.99). With five starred reviews, Tomi Adeyemi’s West African-inspired fantasy debut, and instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, conjures a world of magic and danger, … Continue reading Sci-Friday Book Club
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Croak & Dagger Discussion Club Croak & Dagger book club discusses Karin Slaughter’s Triptych (Bantam, 9.99)   From Atlanta’s wealthiest suburbs to its stark inner-city housing projects, a killer has crossed the boundaries of wealth and … Continue reading Croak & Dagger Book Club
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White sign All The Ways We Said Goodbye (William Morrow, $27.99) The New York Times bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten Room return with a glorious historical adventure that moves from the … Continue reading Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White sign ALL THE WAYS WE SAID GOODBYE
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Chad Dundas. The Blaze (Putnam, $26.00). One man knows the connection between two extraordinary acts of arson, fifteen years apart, in his Montana hometown–if only he could remember it. Having lost much of his memory from … Continue reading Chad Dundas signs THE BLAZE
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Joseph Finder.  House on Fire (Dutton, $28.00) In New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder’s electrifying new thriller, private investigator Nick Heller infiltrates a powerful wealthy family hiding something sinister. Nick Heller is at the top of his game … Continue reading Joseph Finder signs HOUSE ON FIRE
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Joseph Finder – Writer’s Workshop Putting the Thrill in Your Thriller: techniques for turning up the tension $35.00 Registration includes copy of Finder’s latest book, House On Fire.   We encourage all who register for the … Continue reading Writer’s Workshop: “Putting The Thrill in Your Thriller” with NYT Bestselling Author Joseph Finder
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Ann Parker signs  Mortal Music (Poisoned Pen Press, $26.99) In this new adventure in the award-winning Silver Rush mystery series, pianist Inez Stannert must track down a murderer before he silences a famous vocalist—forever… All Inez Stannert wants … Continue reading Ann Parker signs MORTAL MUSIC
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Rosemary Simpson signs Death Brings a Shadows (Kensington, $26.00) Investigators Prudence MacKenzie and ex-Pinkerton Geoffrey Hunter discover all that glitters is not gold in the Gilded Age, whether on the island of Manhattan or an island … Continue reading Rosemary Simpson signs DEATH BRINGS A SHADOW
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Gregg Hurwitz. Into The Fire (St Martins, $27.99). The New York Times bestselling Orphan X returns – just when Evan Smoak thinks he’s done, his deadliest job yet pulls him back Into The Fire… Evan Smoak lives by … Continue reading Gregg Hurwitz signs INTO THE FIRE
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Lisa Gardner. When You See Me (Dutton, $27.00). #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner unites three of her most beloved characters–Detective D. D. Warren, Flora Dane, and Kimberly Quincy–in a twisty new thriller, as they investigate … Continue reading Lisa Gardner signs WHEN YOU SEE ME