Ace Atkins & Megan Abbott

Ace Atkins will sign and discuss The Sinners (Putnam; $27).

Ace Atkins is the New York Times Bestselling author of nineteen novels, including The Innocents and Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn, both out from G.P. Putnam's Sons in 2016.

One of the best crime writers working today, Ace has been nominated for every major award in crime fiction, including the Edgar twice for novels about former U.S. Army Ranger Quinn Colson. A former newspaper reporter and SEC football player, Ace also writes essays and investigative pieces for several national magazines including Outside and Men's Journal.

He lives in Oxford, Mississippi with his family, where he's friend to many dogs and several bartenders.  


Megan Abbott will sign and discuss Give Me Your Hand (Little, Brown; $27.00).

Megan Abbott is the award-winning author of eight novels, including Dare Me, The Fever and the bestselling You Will Know Me. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Paris Review and the Wall Street Journal. A writer on HBO’s David Simon show The Deuce, she’s currently adapting her novel Dare Me for the USA Network. Production on the pilot begins this fall. Her latest novel, Give Me Your Hand, comes out in July and is already in development for TV at AMC.

Our in-store talk/readings are free. However, if you want to get anything signed, the author's newest book must be purchased from Murder By The Book. Our signing policies can be found here

Event date: 

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Sinners (A Quinn Colson Novel #8) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399576744
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 17th, 2018

In the new novel from New York Times-bestselling crime master Ace Atkins, violence comes in many forms...and this time it may be more than Quinn Colson can handle.

Give Me Your Hand Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316547185
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 17th, 2018

A life-changing secret destroys an unlikely friendship in this "magnetic" (Meg Wolitzer) psychological thriller from the Edgar Award-winning author of Dare Me.

You told each other everything. Then she told you too much.