Fri, December 2
LIVE: Holiday Party with Kate Carlisle, Jenn McKinlay and Paige Shelton
Sat Dec 3 @ 2:00pm
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Please join us for a special holiday party with three of your favorite writers! Kate Carlisle, Jenn McKinlay and Paige Shelton Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest! Nibbles and Prizes Paige Shelton discus…
LIVE EVENT: Kate Alice Marshall
Thu Jan 19 @ 7:00pm
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Kate Alice Marshall discusses What Lies In The Woods click here to order! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube Click HERE to view on Facebook Kate Alice Marshall. What Lies In The Woods (Flatiron Books, …
Richard Paul Evans
Mon Dec 5 @ 6:30pm
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Richard Paul Evans discusses A Christmas Memory Click here to order a signed copy! Richard Paul Evans. A Christmas Memory (Simon & Schuster, $17.99). From the #1 New York Times bestselling author …
VIRTUAL EVENT: Jeff Lindsay
Mon Dec 5 @ 5:00pm
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Jeff Lindsay discusses Three-Edged Sword Click here to order a signed copy! Jeff Linsday. Three-Edged Sword (Dutton, $28.00 Signed). Wickedly funny. Wildly twisty. The new book from the master of…
LIVE: Francine Mathews and Devoney Looser
Tue Dec 6 @ 7:00pm
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Francine Mathews discusses Death on a Winter Stroll Click here to order a signed copy! Devoney Looser discusses Sister Novelists Click here to order a signed copy! Francine Mathews. Death on a Win…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Peter Lovesey
Tue Dec 6 @ 1:00pm
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Peter Lovesey discusses Showstopper Click here to order! Peter Lovesey. Showstopper (Soho Press, $27.95 unsigned). The cast and crew of a hit British TV show are rumored to be cursed—but are thes…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Hannah Morrissey
Wed Dec 7 @ 5:00pm
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Hannah Morrissey discusses The Widowmaker Click here to order Hannah Morrissey. The Widowmaker (St Martins Press, $27.99 Signed) A wealthy family shrouded in scandal; a detective tasked with solv…
VIRTUAL EVENT: J Todd Scott and Phillip Fracassi
Wed Dec 7 @ 7:00pm
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J Todd Scott discusses The Flock click here to order Phillip Fracassi discusses A Child Alone With Strangers Click here to order J Todd Scott. The Flock (Thomas & Mercer, $15.95 unsigned). From J.…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Marc Cameron and Peter Kirsanow
Thu Dec 8 @ 5:00pm
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Marc Cameron discusses Tom Clancy: Red Winter Click here to order! Peter Kirsanow discusses W.E.B. Griffin's The Devil's Weapons Click here to order! Marc Cameron. Tom Clancy: Red Winter (Putnam…
LIVE: Steven Hartov
Thu Dec 8 @ 7:00pm
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Steven Hartov discusses The Last of the Seven Click here to order a signed copy! Steven Hartov. The Last of the Seven (Hanover, $26.99 Signed) A spellbinding novel of World War II based on the li…
LIVE: Eileen Brady and Rosemary Simpson
Sat Dec 10 @ 2:00pm
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A Special Holiday Tea Party! Eileen Brady discusses Last But Not Leashed click here to order a signed copy! Rosemary Simpson discusses Death at the Falls click here to order a signed copy! Eilee…
Croak and Dagger Book Discussion Group
Sat Dec 10 @ 5:00pm
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The Croak and Dagger Book Discussion Group Special Holiday Party! Please join us live or virtually via Zoom (email Patrick King at pat@poisonedpen.com for a zoom invite). Alexandra Benedict. The…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Sam Sykes
Sun Dec 11 @ 4:00pm
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11
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Sam Sykes discusses Three Axes to Fall Click here to order a signed copy! Sam Sykes. Three Axes to Fall (Orbit, $19.99 Signed). A deal struck in a dark place set an outlaw mage on the path to rev…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Stephen Spotswood
Sun Dec 11 @ 5:30pm
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Stephen Spotswood discusses Secrets Typed in Blood click here to order! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube CLICK HERE to view on Facebook Stephen Spotswood. Secrets Typed in Blood (Knopf, $27.00 Signe…
Hank Schwaeble, Weston Ochse and Yvonne Navarro
Thu Dec 15 @ 6:00pm
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Hank Schwaeble discusses Moonless Nocturne: Tales of Dark Fantasy & Horror Noir Click here to order a signed copy! Weston Ochse and Yvonne Navarro discuss Aliens Vs. Predators: Rift War Click here to…
Hardboiled Discussion Group
Thu Dec 15 @ 7:00pm
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The Hardboiled Discussion Group The Chill by Ross MacDonald Click here to order! A special edition of The Chill by Ross Macdonald. Featuring an introduction by James Ellroy. In The Chill a distra…
Sci-Friday Book Discussion Group
Fri Dec 16 @ 7:00pm
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Sci-Friday Book Discussion Group This group meets in-person and virtually on Zoom. Please email pat@poisonedpen.com for an invitation. We welcome new members. Kazuo Ishiguro. Klara and the Sun (Kn…
LIVE EVENT: Scarlett St. Clair
Thu Dec 22 @ 6:00pm
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Scarlett St Clair discusses Queen of Myth and Monsters Click here to order a signed copy! Scarlett St Clair. Queen of Myth of Monsters (Sourcebooks, $25.99 hc, $17.99 trade pbk) The next book in t…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Carole Johnstone
Tue Jan 3 @ 1:00pm
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Carole Johnston discusses The Blackhouse click here to order! The virtual program can be viewed online here: Facebook Youtube Carol Johnstone. The Blackhouse (Scribner, $28.00 unsigned). From the…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Jayne Ann Krentz
Thu Jan 5 @ 6:00pm
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Jayne Ann Krentz discusses Sleep No More click here to order a signed copy! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube CLICK HERE to view on Facebook Jayne Ann Krentz. Sleep No More (Berkley, $28.00 signed). N…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Brad Meltzer
Sun Jan 8 @ 4:00pm
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Brad Meltzer discusses The Nazi Conspiracy click here to order signed copy! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube CLICK HERE to view on Facebook Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch. The Nazi Conspiracy: The Sec…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Michael Bennett
Mon Jan 9 @ 2:00pm
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Michael Bennett discusses Better the Blood click here to order! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube CLICK HERE to view on Facebook Michael Bennett. Better the Blood (Grove Atlantic, $27.00 unsigned). n…
LIVE EVENT: Peter Blauner
Mon Jan 9 @ 7:00pm
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Peter Blauner discusses Picture in the Sand click here to order a signed copy! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube Click HERE to view on Facebook Peter Blauner. Picture in the Sand (St Martins Press, $…
LIVE EVENT: Mary Kubica and Jennifer Herrera
Tue Jan 10 @ 7:00pm
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Mary Kubica discusses Just the Nicest Couple click here to order a signed copy! Jennifer Herrera discusses The Hunter click here to order a signed copy CLICK HERE to view on Youtube Click HERE to vi…
VIRTUAL EVENT: Iris Yamashita
Wed Jan 11 @ 5:00pm
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Iris Yamashita discusses City Under One Roof click here to order! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube CLICK HERE to view on Facebook Iris Yamashita. City Under One Roof (FSG, $27.00). A stranded detec…
LIVE EVENT: Stacy Willingham
Thu Jan 12 @ 7:00pm
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Stacy Willingham discusses All the Dangerous Things click here to order! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube Click HERE to view on Facebook Stacy Willingham. All the Dangerous Things (St Martins, $27.9…
LIVE EVENT: Preston & Child
Tue Jan 17 @ 7:00pm
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Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child discuss The Cabinet of Dr Leng Click here to order a signed copy! Doug Preston will be here live and Linc will be joining us virtually. Douglas Preston and Linco…
VIRTUAL EVENT: P.J. Tracy
Wed Jan 18 @ 5:00pm
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P.J. Tracy discusses The Devil You Know click here to order! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube CLICK HERE to view on Facebook P.J. Tracy. The Devil You Know (St Martins Press, $27.99 signed). Darknes…
LIVE EVENT: Thomas Perry
Wed Jan 18 @ 7:00pm
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Thomas Perry discusses Murder Book click here to order! CLICK HERE to view on Youtube Click HERE to view on Facebook Thomas Perry. Murder Book (Norton/Mysterious Press, $26.95 signed). An ex-cop t…
An Intimate Holiday Party with Diana Gabaldon
Sat Dec 3 @ 6:00pm
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A Private Holiday Party with Diana Gabaldon! We're sorry, but this event has SOLD OUT! $20.00 Ticket Strictly limited to 100 people! -Diana will be in conversation with Barbara Peters, followe…
Dec
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LIVE: Steven Hartov

Steven Hartov discusses

The Last of the Seven

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Steven Hartov. The Last of the Seven (Hanover, $26.99 Signed)

A spellbinding novel of World War II based on the little-known history of the X Troop—a team of European Jews who escaped the Continent only to join the British Army and return home to exact their revenge on Hitler’s military.

 

A lone soldier wearing a German uniform stumbles into a British military camp in the North African desert with an incredible story to tell. He is the only survivor of an undercover operation meant to infiltrate a Nazi base, trading on the soldiers’ perfect fluency in German. However, this man is not British-born but instead a German Jew seeking revenge for the deaths of his family back home in Berlin.

 

As the Allies advance into Europe, the young lieutenant is brought to recover in Sicily. There he is recruited by a British major to join the newly formed X Troop, a commando unit composed of German and Austrian Jews training for a top secret mission at a nearby camp in the Sicilian hills. They are all “lost boys,” driven not by patriotism but by vengeance.

 

Drawing on meticulous research into this unique group of soldiers, The Last of the Seven is a lyrical, propulsive historical novel perfect for readers of Mark Sullivan, Robert Harris and Alan Furst.

Steven Hartov was born in New London, Connecticut, attended public schools in New England and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Boston University. In 1973 he joined the U.S. Merchant Marine Military Sealift Command, beginning a series of adventures that would later inspire his non-fiction and literary works.

 

In 1977, he volunteered for the Israel Defense Forces, serving first as a paratrooper and later in a Special Operations branch of Israeli Military Intelligence. He subsequently served 13 more years as an IDF reservist and 17 years as an officer and task force commander in the New York Guard.

 

Hartov’s writing career began in the 1990s with a series of espionage novels based in the Middle East. His trilogy, “The Heat of Ramadan,” “The Nylon Hand of God,” and “The Devil’s Shepherd,” earned nominations for national book awards, top ten placements in the Book of the Month Club, translations into six foreign languages and a feature film. In 2003 he co-authored the New York Times bestseller “In the Company of Heroes,” followed by “The Night Stalkers,” “Afghanistan on the Bounce,” and the first two books in his new historical fiction series about World War II, “The Soul of a Thief” and “The Last of the Seven.”

 

He is the former Editor-In-Chief of the professional military journal, “Special Operations Report.” His works are recommended readings by the U.S. Army War College.

 

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Date
December 08
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