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New Author Signings

Tuesday March 8th at Noon - Lisa Lutz signs The Passenger

Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband's body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It's not the first time.She meets Blue, a female bartender who recognizes the hunted look in a fugitive's eyes and offers her a place to stay. With dwindling choices, Tanya-now-Amelia accepts. An uneasy and dangerous alliance is born.

It's "almost" impossible to live off the grid today, but Amelia-now-Debra and Blue have the courage, the ingenuity, and the desperation, to try. Hopscotching from city to city, Debra especially is chased by a very dark secret can she outrun her past? 

Something very different from the creator of the Spellmans.

Saturday March 5th at Noon - J. C. Nelson signs The Reburialists 

At the Bureau of Special Investigations, agents encounter all sorts of paranormal evils. So for Agent Brynner Carson, driving a stake through a rampaging three-week-old corpse is par for the course. Except this cadaver is different. It’s talking—and it has a message about his father, Heinrich. Heinrich Carson stole the heart of Ra-Ame, the long-dead god of the Re-Animus. And she wants it back. The only problem is Heinrich took the secret of its location to his grave. Now, with the arrival of Ra-Ame looming and her undead army wreaking havoc, Brynner and BSI Senior Analyst Grace Roberts must race to find the key to stopping her.

Saturday February 20th at Noon - Matt Ruff signs Lovecraft Country 

22-year old Army vet Atticus Turner heads off on a strange journey. His father is missing. Clues point to an estate once owned by his great-grandmother. With him on this trip are his Uncle George – devotee of pulps jammed with strange stories – and his childhood friend, Letitia. Just as strange are the events and people they encounter – a trio of Negroes traveling from Chicago, through white, Wonderbread America in 1954, to Maine, to where the answers lie. Once there, it gets weirder.

Friday February 19th at Noon - Andrew Chapman signs The King of Fear

Numbers savant Garrett Reilly rescued the world’s economies (Highly recommended by Fran) but now he’s exposed. And threatened. While trying to stay out of view, he finds tendrils of a logic bomb buried deep in the nation’s computer system and if he can’t dig it out and stop it, the monetary system of the US will come to a halt.

Wednesday December 2nd at Noon - Robert Crais signs The Promise

Remember! In order to get any previous books signed you must purchase The Promise from our shop so we can continue to hold author events!

What seems to be a simple case of a missing person becomes complicated when Elvis learns the woman was an explosives expert who worked for a big defense contractor. At the same time, LAPD K9 officer Scott James and Maggie work a crime scene that involves a body and a house filled with explosives. Inevitably, the cases intertwine. [Postponed from the Winter of 2014 – we still have the list of reserved copies from that time so if you asked to be on the list you still are!]

We now have an addenda: Free Give Away! The first 50 people who reserve a copy will get a dog tag (purple, heart-shaped) - one of the characters is Maggie, a LAPD K-9 officer and the tags have the name of the book, along with the author, and the other has “I LOVE MAGGIE”. But only to those who reserve their copy! Wheather your picking up your book at the signing or we are mailing it to you - the first 50 reserves will get this limited goodie! Numbers are dwindling so reserve your book today!

Saturday November 14th at Noon - Stephanie Gayle signs Idyll Threats

Idyll, CT, police chief Thomas Lynch patrols a town where crime barely exists. Secrets are kept private. When a dead woman is found on a golf course, he immediately understands he has a personal problem. He had seen her just hours before she died but to admit that would mean revealing his secret. Can he solve the case – and keep the job he loves – without coming out of the closet?

Tuesday November 3rd at 3pm – Timothy Hallinan & Jeffery Siger

Timothy Hallinan - The Hot Countries

When Poke first got to Bangkok, he met a bunch of ex-pats, mostly guys who never went home after Viet Nam. Now they’re old and harmless. Or so it has been thought. A stranger comes to town and demands money from Poke - and someone close to him. Poke refuses. And the ex-pats determine to back him up.

Jeffrey Siger - Devil of Delphi

Someone is flooding Greece with bogus wines, threatening not only the economic health of Greece’s native drinks industry but also the national economy. Then a young member of a prominent family is murdered and the case ties to the counterfeit drinks. Chief Insp. Kaldis is under heavy pressure to get to the bottom of it. 7th in the series.

Saturday October 31st at Noon - Yasmine Galenorn signs Autumn Thorns

In an all-new series, Yasmine Galenorn invites readers to Whisper Hollow, where spirits walk among the living and the lake never gives up her dead...

Fifteen years ago, I ran away from Whisper Hollow, Washington, a small town on Crescent Lake in the Olympic Peninsula. But truth is, if you were born here, you can never really leave. I'm Kerris Fellwater, and when I returned, I inherited my grandmother's house--and her gift. As a spirit shaman, it's my responsibility to drive the dead back to their graves, because around Whisper Hollow, people--and secrets--don't always stay buried.

When I was little, I was told my mother ran off. But now it looks like she was murdered. With the help of my mysterious neighbor Bryan, we begin to unravel the mystery of her disappearance, and in doing so, unearth a dark force seeking to bury Whisper Hollow. Now I must work with the dead, rather than against them, because our enemy will do whatever she can to destroy the town, and she means to start with me.

Friday October 30th - Lisa Scottoline signs Corrupted - Stock Signing Only

14th in her Rosato & Associates series. A case from 13 years ago comes back to haunt Bennie Rosato. Bennie Rosato, the founder of the Rosato & DiNunzio law firm, hides her big heart beneath her tough-as-nails exterior and she doesn't like to fail. Now, a case from her past shows her how differently things might have turned out. Thirteen years ago, Bennie Rosato took on Jason Leftavick, a twelve-year-old boy who was sent to a juvenile detention center after fighting a class bully. Bennie couldn't free Jason, and to this day it's the case that haunts her. Jason has grown up in and out of juvenile prison, and his adulthood hasn't been any easier. Bennie no longer represents those accused of murder, but when Jason is indicted for killing the same bully he fought with as a kid, she sees no choice but to represent him. She doesn't know whether or not to believe his claims of innocence, but she knows she owes him for past failures - of the law, of the juvenile justice system, and of herself. Forced to relive the darkest period of her life, Bennie will do everything in her power to get the truth, and justice.

Saturday October 10th at Noon - Warren C. Easley signs Never Look Down

In his 3rd case, Oregon attorney Cal Claxton is devasted when his fiancee is murdered early one morning in a downtown Portland parking lot. There’s only one witness, a troubled young woman who was high above the scene, doing graffiti on the side of a building. While the cops think his fiancee’s ex is the likely suspect, Cal thinks the tagger holds the key to the case.

Thursday October 8th – John Sandford and Ctein sign Saturn Run - Stock Signing Only

The year is 2066. A Caltech intern inadvertently notices an anomaly from a space telescope something is approaching Saturn, and decelerating. Space objects don't decelerate. Spaceships do.

A flurry of top-level government meetings produces the inescapable conclusion: Whatever built that ship is at least one hundred years ahead in hard and soft technology, and whoever can get their hands on it exclusively and bring it back will have an advantage so large, no other nation can compete. A conclusion the Chinese definitely agree with when they find out. The race is on, and an remarkable adventure begins an epic tale of courage, treachery, resourcefulness, secrets, surprises, and astonishing human and technological discovery, as the members of a hastily thrown-together crew find their strength and wits tested against adversaries both of this earth and beyond. What happens is nothing like you expect and everything you could want from one of the world's greatest masters of suspense.

Tuesday October 6th at Noon - Martin Limón signs The Ville Rat 

10th in this Army series set in 1970s South Korea. South Korea, 1970s: A young Korean woman dressed in a traditional "chima-jeogori" is found strangled to death on the frozen banks of the Sonyu River with only a carefully calligraphed poem in her sleeve. George Sueno and Ernie Bascom, sergeants in the US 8th Army CID, are called in by the formidable KNP detective Gil Kwon-up to investigate. George and Ernie's job is to liaise with Korean law enforcement on matters that may involve or implicate 8th Army American servicemen. 

But as they learn about the case, George and Ernie realize this isn't their jurisdiction the nearby village of Sonyu-ri is occupied by the US Army's 2nd Infantry Division, a disciplined and often brutal force that won't stand for outside officers questioning its men. All that George and Ernie are able to glean before being kicked out of town is that they are close to the truth and that a mysterious smuggler, known locally as "the Ville Rat," holds the key to the woman's murder. Luckily, the pair is officially assigned another investigation in the area, which allows them to continue nosing around for answers. They are to elucidate the circumstances of a shooting incident between a young African American private and his white supervising chief. Racial tensions run high, and George and Ernie must tread carefully to solve both cases. But they aren't exactly known for going out of their way to avoid stepping on US Army toes, and this is no exception.

Saturday September 19th at Noon - Maia Chance Double Signing!

Come Hell or Highball

Lola Woodby is living the carefree life of a society woman in Prohibition America. Then her wealthy husband dies, leaving her a pile of debt. From the penthouse to the flophouse in the time it takes to shake a martini. To make it worse, at her husband’s funeral, one of his chippies asks Lola to do something for her and she’ll be paid a nice chunk of change. This twist thinks Lola’s husband had a certain roll of film… First in a new comic series by this PNW writer.

Cinderella Six Feet Under

2nd with Victorian variety hall star Ophelia Flax. Her friend Prudence has vanished but a body is discovered in her family’s deserted Parisian mansion: ball gown, single glass slipper and a dead ringer for Pru. Second and third books from this new Northwest author.

All we ask is you purchase their new book at our event!

Saturday September 26th at Noon - Peter May signs Entry Island - Cancelled

Det. Sime Mackenzie is part of a squad of cops who have come from the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The richest man on Entry Island has been murdered, his wife the chief suspect. Yet once he arrives, Mackenzie feels as if he knows her – which is highly unlikely, right? The feeling leaves him incapable of believing her guilt. [postponed from June]

Due to health problems Peter had to cancel his entire US tour.

Saturday September 12th at Noon - K. K. Beck signs Tipping The Valet

With a talent for bad timing, young Tyler Benson is ensnared in cases of auto theft and murder at Alba, an upscale Seattle restaurant where he parks cars. First, there‘s a body in a parked car, and then shots are fired at a tech zillionaire. A gang of inept Russian thugs have targeted Tyler, too. If all of that isn’t weird enough, Italian beauty Flavia Torcelli and even Tyler‘s stunningly unsuccessful father seem somehow connected to the crimes. The more Tyler tries to sort things out, the more the guilty he looks.

Tuesday September 8th at 11am - J.A. Jance signs Dance of the Bones

A convict that Sheriff Brandon Walker put away years before now insists Walker clear him. To do that, the retired Walker will have to travel to the wet Northwest, where he’s introduced to a State cop now out of a job – a guy named Beaumont. First pairing for these two.

Saturday September 5th at Noon - Julie Weston signs Moonshadows

Photographer Nellie Burns is an adventureous soul in 1920s Idaho. Out one evening making photos of moonlight on the snow, she discovers a body. She records it on a plate but before she can report it, the body and the negatives disappear. She determines to find the body, her negatives, and the killer. Debut novel by a former Seattle lawyer who now lives in Idaho.

Saturday August 29th at Noon - J. C. Nelson signs Wish Bound

This is the third in the Grimm Agency urban fantasy series. As a partner at Grimm's magical Agency, Marissa Locks is used to working odd jobs. But when an evil queen reappears in Kingdom, life becomes too strange to handle. Even when she's not starting it, trouble follows Marissa everywhere. First there was the incident with the homicidal Fairy Godmother. Then there was the time she accidentally started Armageddon. But the problems that always seem to arise on Marissa's birthday take the cake. This year, her annual bad-luck presents include an army of invading goblins, the resurrection of two vengeful enemies from hell, and the return of the Black Queen, the evil sorceress whose reign of terror still haunts Kingdom and who happens to have claimed Marissa as her servant. As Marissa's friends try to save her from the Black Queen's clutches, Marissa fights to end a bitter war that started before her birth. But her quest for peace is about to bring up some inconvenient truths about her own past ones that might cost her the happily ever after she's always dreamed of.

Tuesday August 25th at Noon - Richard Kadrey signs Killing Pretty

James Stark has met his share of demons and angels, on earth and beyond. Now, he's come face to face with the one entity few care to meet: Death. Someone has tried to kill Death--ripping the heart right out of him--or rather the body he's inhabiting. Death needs Sandman Slim's help: he believes anyone who can beat Lucifer and the old gods at their own game is the only one who can solve his murder. Stark follows a sordid trail deep into LA's subterranean world, from vampire-infested nightclubs to talent agencies specializing in mad ghosts, from Weimar Republic mystical societies to sleazy supernatural underground fight and sex clubs. Along the way he meets a mysterious girl--distinguished by a pair of graveyard eyes--as badass as Slim: she happens to be the only person who ever outwitted Death. But escaping her demise has had dire consequences for the rest of the world . . . and a few others.

Friday August 7th at Noon P.F. Chisholm signs A Chorus of Innocents

7th with Sir Robert Carey, Deputy Warden at the Scotland/England border, the “Wild North”. A young woman rides into town, claiming to have been raped and that her husband, a minister, was murdered. It is up to Carey and his assisstant, the larcenous and loyal Henry Dodd, Land Sergeant of Gilsland, to get the culprit.