Sat, August 13
Taylor Moore
Mon Aug 15 @ 5:00pm
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Taylor Moore discusses Firestorm click to order a signed copy Taylor Moore. Firestorm (Putnam, $27.99 Signed). DEA Special Agent Garrett Kohl must rescue a CIA officer when she’s kidnapped in Texas …
Catherine Ryan Howard
Tue Aug 16 @ 1:00pm
Aug
16
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Catherine Ryan Howard discusses Run Time Click here to order a signed copy! Catherine Ryan Howard. Run Time (Blackstone, $25.99 Signed). Movie-making can be murder. The projectFinal Draft, a psych…
LIVE: Scott Turow
Tue Sep 20 @ 7:00pm
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20
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Scott Turow discusses Suspect Click here to order a signed copy! Scott Turow. Suspect (Grand Central, $29.00 Signed). The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Presumed Innocent and The Last Tri…
LIVE: Sandra Brown and Ashley Winstead
Thu Aug 18 @ 7:00pm
Aug
18
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Sandra Brown discusses Overkill click here to order a signed copy! Ashley Winstead discusses The Last Housewife click here to order a signed copy! Sandra Brown. Overkill (Grand Central, $29.00 Signe…
Catherine Coulter
Thu Aug 18 @ 1:00pm
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18
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Catherine Coulter discusses Reckoning click here to order a signed copy! Catherine Coulter. Reckoning (William Morrow, $28.99 Signed). Agents Savich and Sherlock are back in the latest installment i…
Sci Friday Book Discussion Group
Fri Aug 19 @ 7:00pm
Aug
19
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Sci-Friday Book Discussion Group This group now meets in-person and virtually on Zoom. Please email pat@poisonedpen.com for an invitation. We welcome new members. Elizabeth Bear. Ancestral Night (…
Croak and Dagger Book Discussion Group
Sat Aug 20 @ 10:30am
Aug
20
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Book Discussion Group
The Croak and Dagger Book Discussion Group Please join us live or virtually via Zoom (email Patrick King at pat@poisonedpen.com for a zoom invite). Martin Edwards (ed.). Many Deadly Returns ($28.99)…
LIVE: William Kent Krueger
Mon Aug 22 @ 7:00pm
Aug
22
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William Kent Krueger discusses Fox Creek click here to order a signed copy! William Kent Krueger. Fox Creek (Atria, $28.00 Signed). The latest in the New York Times bestselling Cork O’Connor Mystery…
LIVE: Karin Slaughter
Tue Aug 23 @ 7:00pm
Aug
23
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Karin Slaughter discusses Girl, Forgotten Click here to order a signed copy! A special fundraiser for The Newborn Kitten Rescue Group! Volunteers will be on hand with kittens! Karin will match all …
Jeff Abbott
Wed Aug 24 @ 5:00pm
Aug
24
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Jeff Abbott discusses Traitor's Dance click here to order a signed copy! Jeff Abbott. Traitor's Dance (Grand Central, $28.00 Signed) From New York Times bestselling author Jeff Abbott, an exciting…
Robert Dugoni
Wed Aug 24 @ 6:30pm
Aug
24
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Robert Dugoni discusses What She Found click here to order a signed copy! Robert Dugoni. What She Found (Thomas & Mercer, $15.95 Signed) Solving a decades-old disappearance sets Tracy Crosswhite on …
Joanne Schaffhausen
Thu Aug 25 @ 5:00pm
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Joanne Schaffhausen discusses Long Gone click here to order a signed copy! Joanne Schaffhausen. Long Gone (St Martins Press, $27.99). Long Gone, the next installment of Joanna Schaffhausen's critica…
Faye Kellerman
Thu Aug 25 @ 7:00pm
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Faye Kellerman discusses The Hunt click here to order a signed copy! Faye Kellerman. The Hunt (William Morrow, $28.99 Signed). Detective Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus return to Los Angeles when a ki…
Hardboiled Discussion Group
Thu Aug 25 @ 7:00pm
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25
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The Hardboiled Discussion Group The Cocktail Waitress by James M Cain Click here to order! "The Cocktail Waitress will involve you, and then shock you with an ending you'll never forget. This is a tr…
LIVE: Amina Akhtar and Gabino Iglesias
Mon Aug 29 @ 7:00pm
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Amina Akhtar discusses Kismet click here to order a signed copy! Gabino Iglesias discusses The Devil Takes You Home click here to order a signed copy! Amina Akhtar. Kismet (Thomas & Mercer, $24.95).…
LIVE: Alice Feeney
Tue Aug 30 @ 7:00pm
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Alice Feeney discusses Daisy Darker Click here to order a signed copy! Alice Feeney. Daisy Darker (Flatiron, $28.99 Signed). After years of avoiding each other, Daisy Darker’s entire family is asse…
Jincy Willet
Wed Aug 31 @ 5:00pm
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Jincy Willett discusses Amy Among the Serial Killers Click here to order a signed copy! Jincy Willett. Amy Among the Serial Killers (St Martins, $27.99 Signed). Jincy Willett's beloved characters re…
LIVE: Laurie R King
Sat Sep 3 @ 2:00pm
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Laurie R King discusses Back to the Garden click here to order a signed copy! Laurie R King. Back to the Garden (Bantam, $28.00 Signed). A fifty-year-old cold case involving California royalty com…
LIVE: Craig Johnson
Mon Sep 5 @ 4:00pm
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Craig Johnson discusses Hell and Back Click here to order a signed copy! Craig Johnson. Hell and Back (Viking, $28.00). What if you woke up lying in the middle of the street in the infamous town of Fo…
LIVE: Mike Maden
Tue Sep 6 @ 7:00pm
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Mike Maden discusses Clive Cussler's Hellburner click here to order a signed copy! Mike Maden. Clive Cussler's Hellburner (Putnam, $29.95 Signed). Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon must trac…
Mike Lupica
Wed Sep 7 @ 5:00pm
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Mike Lupica discusses Robert B Parker's Fallout click here to order a signed copy! Mike Lupica. Robert B Parker's Fallout (Putnam, $29.00 Signed). When two seemingly unconnected mysterious deaths …
LIVE: Deanna Raybourn
Thu Sep 8 @ 7:00pm
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Deanna Raybourn discusses Killers of a Certain Age Click here to order a signed copy! Deanna Raybourn. Killers of a Certain Age (Penguin, $27.00 Signed). Older women often feel invisible, but some…
LIVE: Kristin McMorris
Mon Sep 12 @ 7:00pm
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Kristin McMorris discusses The Ways We Hide Click here to order a signed copy! Kristin McMorris. The Ways We Hide (Sourcebooks, $27.99 Signed). From the New York Times bestselling author of Sold O…
LIVE: Joel Dicker
Thu Sep 15 @ 7:00pm
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Joel Dicker discusses The Enigma of Room 622 Click here to order a signed copy! Joel Dicker. The Enigma of Room 622 (Harper Collins, $29.99 Signed). “Dicker salutes Agatha Christie even as he drop…
Croak and Dagger Book Discussion Group
Sat Sep 17 @ 10:30am
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The Croak and Dagger Book Discussion Group Please join us live or virtually via Zoom (email Patrick King at pat@poisonedpen.com for a zoom invite). Julie McElwain. A Murder in Time When talented FBI…
Jayne Castle (aka Jayne Ann Krentz)
Mon Sep 19 @ 5:00pm
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Jayne Castle discusses Sweetwater & the Witch click here to order a signed copy! Jayne Castle (Jayne Ann Krentz). Sweetwater & the Witch (Penguin Books, $28.00 Signed). Welcome to the world of Har…
LIVE: Kyle Mills with Don Bentley
Mon Sep 19 @ 7:00pm
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Kyle Mills discusses Vince Flynn Oath of Loyalty click here to order a signed copy! Special guest host: Don Bentley Kyle Mills. Vince Flynn Oath of Loyalty (Atria, $28.99 Signed). Mitch Rapp confr…
Anne Perry
Tue Sep 20 @ 4:00pm
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Anne Perry discusses A Truth to Lie For Click here to order a signed copy! Anne Perry. A Truth to Lie For (Ballantine, $28.00 Signed). A lethal new weapon endangers all of Europe—unless Elena Stand…
LIVE: Mark Pryor
Tue Aug 16 @ 7:00pm
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Mark Pryor discusses Die Around Sunset click to order a signed copy! Mark Pryor. Die Around Sunset (St Martins Press, $27.99 Signed). The first entry in an exciting mystery series set in Paris durin…
Kevin Hearne
Wed Sep 21 @ 7:00pm
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Kevin Hearne Hometown hero Kevin Hearne returns to town for a visit! Just in time for the latest batch of trade paperback Iron Druid reissues! Come on down and visit, chat with Kevin, and get some …
Nov
29
Ticketed Event: Patricia Cornwell in conversation with James Patterson

Patricia Cornwell discusses her new Kay Scarpetta novel, AUTOPSY

Special guest host, James Patterson 

 

Monday, November 29th

6pm MST (8pm EST)

 

Click here to order a signed copy.

 

Purchase of Autopsy required to attend this exclusive virtual event. 

The event will not appear on Facebook Live. Everyone who purchases a signed copy of Autopsy from The Poisoned Pen will receive a crowdcast link.

Patricia Cornwell. Autopsy (William Morrow, $28.99 Signed).

In this relaunch of the electrifying, landmark #1 bestselling thriller series, chief medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta hunts those responsible for two wildly divergent and chilling murders. 

Forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta has come almost full circle, returning to Virginia as the chief medical examiner, the state where she launched her storied career. Finding herself the new girl in town once again after being away for many years, she’s inherited not only an overbearing secretary, but also a legacy of neglect and potential corruption.

She and her husband Benton Wesley, now a forensic psychologist with the U.S. Secret Service, have relocated to Old Town Alexandria where she’s headquartered five miles from the Pentagon in a post-pandemic world that’s been torn by civil and political unrest. Just weeks on the job, she’s called to a scene by railroad tracks where a woman’s body has been shockingly displayed, her throat cut down to the spine, and as Scarpetta begins to follow the trail, it leads unnervingly close to her own historic neighborhood.

At the same time, a catastrophe occurs in a top-secret laboratory in outer space, endangering at least two scientists aboard. Appointed to the highly classified Doomsday Commission that specializes in sensitive national security cases, Scarpetta is summoned to the White House and tasked with finding out exactly what happened. But even as she works the first potential crime scene in space remotely, an apparent serial killer strikes again very close to home. 

 

Patricia Cornwell is recognized as one of the world’s top bestselling crime authors with novels translated into thirty-six languages in more than 120 countries. Her novels have won numerous prestigious awards including the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, Macavity, and the French Prix du Roman d’Aventure prize. Beyond the Scarpetta series, Patricia has written a definitive book about Jack the Ripper and a biography and has created two more fiction series among others. Cornwell, a licensed helicopter pilot and scuba diver, actively researches the cutting-edge forensic technologies that inform her work. She was born in Miami, grew up in Montreat, NC, and now lives and works in Boston.

 

 

James Patterson is the world’s bestselling author. His enduring fictional characters and series include Alex Cross, the Women’s Murder Club, Michael Bennett, Maximum Ride, Middle School, and Ali Cross, along with such acclaimed works of narrative nonfiction as Walk in My Combat Boots, E.R. Nurses, and his autobiography, James Patterson by James Patterson. Bill Clinton (The President Is Missing) and Dolly Parton (Run, Rose, Run) are among his notable literary collaborators. For his prodigious imagination and championship of literacy in America, Patterson was awarded the 2019 National Humanities Medal. The National Book Foundation presented him with the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, and he is also the recipient of an Edgar Award and nine Emmy Awards. He lives in Florida with his family.

 

Date
November 29
Time
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tickets