Wednesday, February 16, 2011

March 2011 - Camilla Lackberg, Clive Cussler, Ian Rankin, Lisa Gardner and More!

Clicking on an author's name will take you to the event page on our website. To see the full list of event click 'read more' at the bottom of this post. 

February 28 - 7pm
signs Gideon's Sword ($26.99 Grand Central) the first book in his new Gideon Crew series. Douglas Preston co-authored numerous novels with Lincoln Child, most notably those featuring eccentric FBI agent Aloysius Pendergast. Their first novel, Relic, was made into a movie by Paramount Pictures. Douglas Preston has written for The New Yorker, The Smithsonian Magazine, Harper’s, National Geographic and The Atlantic Monthy.

March 1 – 7pm
Rhys Bowen signs Bless the Bride (Minotaur $24.99)featuring 19th century Irish heroine Molly Murphy. 
Rhys was born in Bath, England, of a Welsh/English family, and educated at London University. She worked for the BBC in London, as an announcer then drama studio manager. She sang in folk clubs with luminaries like Simon and Garfunkel and Al Stewart, and also started writing her own radio and TV plays. She’s won numerous major awards for her historical novels as well as her mysteries.

March 2 – 7pm
signs Devil's Food Cake Murder (Kensington $24) the latest installment in her series featuring Hannah Swensen.
While pursuing her writing career, Joanne has worked as: a public school teacher, a psychologist, a musician, a private detective's assistant, a corporate, legal, and pharmaceutical secretary, a short order cook, a florist's assistant, a caterer and party planner, a computer consultant on a now-defunct operating system, a production assistant on a TV quiz show, half of a screenwriting team with her husband, and a mother, wife, and homemaker.

March 3 -  7pm
signs Sex, Lies, and Soybeans ($13.95), 
A graduate from MIT with a degree in Engineering, Rick was VP of several large corporations before venturing into writing. His timely novel is not only a fast-paced thriller but works though some possible realities of becoming dependent on genetically egineered food.

March 5 – 5pm
Signs Night Vision (Putnam $25.95). Note 5 pm time to allow baseball fans to come after spring training games. As "one of the hottest writers in America" (Booklist) Randy continues to draw on his life experience as a light-tackle fishing guide at Tarpon Bay Marina, Sanibel Island for 13-years. He’s also written for Outside magazine, dog sledded in Alaska and brought refugees from Cuba.

March 7 – 7pm
The son of Michael Palmer signs Delirious (Kensington $25), a debut crime fiction novel.

Signs A Heartbeat Away (St Martins $27.99) and introduces his son Daniel who makes his debut. He trained in internal medicine at Boston City and Massachusetts General Hospitals, spent twenty years as a full-time practitioner of internal and emergency medicine, and is now an associate director of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s physician health program. His books have been translated into thirty-five languages

March 8 – 7pm
Signs The Jungle (Putnam $27.95), a new adventure in the Oregon Files series. Note: the event is free and everyone is welcome, but only copies of The Jungle bought at The Poisoned Pen will be signed.

March 9 - 7pm
Signs Aftertime (Luna $14.99) and Banished ($16.99 Delacorte)
Signs novels from her new Young Adult series. Sophie won an Anthony award for her crime fiction novel ‘A Bad Day for Sorry’ as well as received a NYT Notable book mention.

Signs Lucky Stiff (Forge $24.95), sequel to Wanna Get Lucky ($7.99), the debut of this high-spirited and fast-moving Las Vegas mystery series

Signs If Walls Could Talk (Signet $6.99) from her home renovation themed series.

March 10 – 7pm
signs Set the Night on Fire (Allium $14.99) a stand alone thriller which is set in late Sixties Chicago.

signs Murder in Passy (SOHO $25.00) continuing her France-based series featuring heroine Aimee Leduc.
Cara is a San Francisco Library Laureate and a member of the Paris Sociéte Historique in the Marais. 

March 12
University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
The Poisoned Pen will be sharing a booth with The Poisoned Pen Press at this year's Tucson Festival of Books. Authors holding events at The Poisoned Pen booth include: Elmore Leonard, Diana Gabaldon, T Jefferson Parker, Thomas Perry and more

March 14 – 7pm
signs When the Thrill is Gone (Putnam $26.95) the latest in his NYT bestselling Leonid McGill series.
Walter Mosley is one of the most versatile and admired writers in America today. He is the author of more than 34 critically acclaimed books, including the major bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins. His work has been translated into 21 languages. He’s also been the recipient of an O Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Acheivement Award.

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March 15 – 7pm
Lisa Gardner with Keith Thomson
Signs Twice a Spy (Doubleday $24.95), the sequel to Once a Spy and may be hiring a local business to demonstrate the use of a jetpack in the back parking lot. (seriously!)
Keith Thomson has been a semi-pro baseball player in France, editorial cartoonist for Newsday, filmmaker with a short at Sundance that won the Napor Award, and a screenwriter. Now a resident of Alabama, he writes about intelligence and other matters for The Huffington Post.

signs Love You More ($26.00 Bantam) the sixth book in her D.D. Warren series
A self-described research junkie, she has parlayed her interest in police procedure, cutting edge forensics and twisted plots into a streak of eleven bestselling suspense novels, including her most recent release, The Neighbor.

March 16 – 7pm
signs Learning To Swim ($24 Crown) her debut novel
Sara is garnering much acclaim from well known voices in fiction, namely: Daniel Woodrell, Lisa Unger, and Reed Farrel Coleman

March 21 – 7pm
Signs A Lesson in Secrets (Morrow $25.95) a Maisie Dobbs novel
Jacqueline Winspear was born and raised in the county of Kent, England. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Agatha, Alex, and Macavity awards for the first book in the series, Maisie Dobbs.

March 22 – 7pm
signs The Complaints (Little, Brown $24.99)
Born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish Literature. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987, and the Rebus books are now translated into twenty-two languages and are bestsellers on several continents.

March 23 – 7pm
Signs Silent Mercy (Duton $26.95) the next book in her bestselling Alex Cooper series.
Linda Fairstein was chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney's office in Manhattan for more than two decades and is America's foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence. Her Alexandra Cooper novels are international bestsellers and have been translated into more than a dozen languages.

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March 29 – 7pm
Signs Fall from Grace (Forge $25.99), his debut set in Edmonton, Canada. Arthurson joins fellow Canadians Vicki Delany and RJ Harlick for a special evening north of the border

Signs Negative Image (Poisoned Pen $24.95; trade paper $14.95) and her earlier books and discusses Canadian crime fiction

March 30 - 7pm
Signs The Ice Princess (Free Press $25; Pocket paperbacks). Läckberg, who speaks flawless English, is the most profitable Swedish author in history, having sold more than 7 million copies of her novels worldwide in 25 languages. THE ICE PRINCESS is the first book in Läckberg’s new 3-part series

Previewing Some of April
Sat. April 2: CJ Box 5 PM at PP Signs A Cold Wind, 11th case for Joe Pickett
Wed. April 6: Michael Connelly signs The Fifth Witness, a novel for Los Angeles attorney Mickey Haller featured in The Lincoln Lawyer, the movie releasing March 18. 6 PM at the Arizona Biltmore. Details to come
Sun. April 10: Jean Auel signs Land of Painted Caves, the final novel in her bestselling series, 1 PM at the Tempe Center for the Arts, Details to come
Wed. April 13: Don Winslow signs Satori, the sequel to Trevanian's Shibumi, 7 PM 

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