Fiction Review

Unknown History & Agatha Christie

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Have you heard the podcast Unknown History yet?  Quick and Dirty Tips now brings us Unknown History, a new podcast for history buffs and those of us who appreciate a fun, quirky story. One of those stories is “The Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie”, http://bit.ly/1VVE2fY

The story is excerpted from When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain by Giles Milton, which is the basis for the Unknown History podcast. We can order the book, if you’re interested. http://bit.ly/1NTAaEF

“Agatha Christie never spoke about the missing eleven days of her life and over the years there has been much speculation about what really happened. What did Christie tell reporters about her disappearance?” To find out the answer, listen to the full episode of the new podcast, Unknown History, on iTunes, Stitcher, and Spotify. – See more at: http://bit.ly/1SKkWWW

Playbill’s Murders in Musical Theatre

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This is just too good not to share. Playbill recently ran an article by Talaura Harms and David Gewirtzman called “An Illustrated Guide to Methods of Murder in Musical Theatre”. It’s a fun tour through ten musicals, everything from “Sweeney Todd” to the recent hit, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”. Check it out!

http://bit.ly/1SS5tVQ

Camille Perri & LS Hilton – Photos & Livestream

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You may have noticed that Camille Perri’s The Assistants was the most recent Hot Book of the Week.

Assistants

Perri was here, and we have autographed copies of the book available.

http://bit.ly/1ZqSlYn

Hilton and Perri   Perri
Camille Perri

Perri was joined by LS Hilton. You might have heard of her latest book, Maestra. Naturally, we have autographed copies of that as well.

http://bit.ly/1WQRn8J

Maestra

Hilton of Hilton and Perri
LS Hilton

We hope you take time to watch some of the Livestream events from the bookstore. This was another program that’s available.

http://livestream.com/poisonedpen/events/5229335

Robyn Carr – Photos & Livestream

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Robyn Carr, New York Times best-selling author, recently appeared at The Poisoned Pen, where she was interviewed by John Charles. She was here to talk about What We Find, her latest book.

PP John Charles and Robyn Carr
John Charles and Robyn Carr
PP Robyn Carr and John Charles
John Charles with Robyn Carr

In case you missed it, the event was taped for Livestream.

http://livestream.com/poisonedpen/events/5279063

We still have autographed copies of the book, if you’d like to buy one.

http://bit.ly/1VO4dWl

What We Find

Wallander on PBS

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You won’t want to miss the final season of Wallander, airing on PBS, beginning Sunday, May 8 and running until May 22. Starring Kenneth Branagh, the show is based on the late Henning Mankell’s Swedish crime series. Check it out.

https://youtu.be/mhVMiyfFpFw

You can order Mankell’s books through The Poisoned Pen.

http://bit.ly/1X0qsYo

 

Diana Gabaldon hosts KC Dyer – Recap

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Great pictures from The Poisoned Pen’s event in which KC Dyer and Diana Gabaldon talked about Dyer’s tribute to Gabaldon’s Outlander series, Dyer’s own book, Finding Fraser.

Dyer and Gabaldon great
KC Dyer and Diana Gabaldon (check out those tartan tights!)

Dyer smiling at Gabaldon

Dyer Gabaldon and Peters good
KC Dyer, Diana Gabaldon, and The Poisoned Pen’s Barbara Peters
Dyer at Poisoned Pen
Check out the audience!

Dyer audience

Dyer and Gabaldon with book
Dyer and Gabaldon with Finding Fraser
Dyer line
Time for book signing
Dyer and Gabaldon
Signing posters

You might want to get your copy of Finding Fraser, signed by both KC Dyer and Diana Gabaldon, while they’re still available.

http://bit.ly/1UEh785

Dyer's Finding Fraser

If you want to feel as if you were there for the event, check out the Livestream, and you can see the entire program.

http://livestream.com/poisonedpen/events/5229342

Anthony Award Nominees

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Bouchercon announced the nominees for the 2016 Anthony Awards! Congratulations to all of the authors, editors, and narrators.

Check out the entire list. I’m sure some of those authors and titles sound familiar.

http://www.bouchercon.com/2016anthonysnominees/

Don’t forget you can get them through The Poisoned Pen. http://store.poisonedpen.com/