MysteryPeople Crime Fiction Fest!


7 Crime Fiction Authors  *
 Double Feature Film Series *
  International Crime Month

June is an incredible month for crime fiction and we're celebrating with a month-long
MysteryPeople Crime Fiction Fest! 


Follow all the action this month on the MysteryPeople blog.

And be sure to mark your calendars for these awesome events, all happening right here at BookPeople!


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7 Great Authors, One Amazing Month! Come for the talk, stay for the book signing!

All events held at BookPeople are FREE & open to the public. If you'd like a book signed, we ask you purchase your copy from BookPeople. 

Can't make it to an event? You can pre-order signed copies of the books!

Just add the book to your cart and write "SIGNED COPY" in the comments field at checkout. We ship worldwide!



6/5 @ 7PM


6/11 @ 7PM


6/16 @ 7PM


6/23 @ 7PM


6/26 @ 7PM


6/28 @ 4PM




Join us for a brand new summer film series!

We'll screen movies based on some of our favorite crime fiction novels, up on the third floor of BookPeople.

The screenings are FREE & open to the public. Escape that summer heat & join us! 


June 25 - 6PM
Double Indemnity
  July 9 - 6PM
Purple Noon (The Talented Mr. Ripley)
 July 23 - 6PM
The Long Goodbye
Billy Wilder's classic film based on James M. Cain's classic novel, Double Indemnity. This is the gold standard of noir in any
  As part of our celebration of International Crime Fiction month, we bring you Purple Noon, Rene clemont's 1960 version of Patricia Highsmith's novel The Talented Mr. Ripley. This classic of deception and stolen identity differs from the novel more than the 1999 film version but is arguably more complex and interesting.
 Robert Altman gives a very '70s take on the  quintessential private eye, Phillip Marlowe. Like Chandler's novels, the film gives us a vivid look at Los Angeles in it's time.
 August 6 - 6PM
Devil in a Blue Dress
  August 20
Winter's Bone
Carl Franklin beautifully photograph's Walter Mosely's first Easy Rawlins novel, Devil in a Blue Dress, both an entertaining private eye story and insightful look at race. Don Cheadle gives a career-making performance as Easy's violent sidekick, Mouse.  Director Debra Granik creates a faithful adaptation of the brilliant Daniel Woodrell's novel, Winter's Bone. Possibly the best example of rural crime fiction out there.






June is International Crime Month! We're celebrating crime fiction writers around the world with a brand new series on the MysteryPeople blog that delves into the authors writing crime fiction around the globe and the publishers here in America who put those books on our shelves. 

International Crime Month is a month-long initiative highlighting internationally acclaimed crime fiction authors, editors, critics, and publishers. Four of America’s most influential independent publishers—Grove Atlantic, Akashic Books, Melville House, and Europa Editions—have joined forces to promote one of the most vital and socially significant fiction genres of our time. We're happy to join them!

Look for a special in-store display in MysteryPeople highlighting books from these publishers. Watch the MysteryPeople blog for regular posts throughout the month focusing on international crime fiction. 







The Directive Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316198646
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Published: Little Brown and Company - May 27th, 2014

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Any Other Name Cover Image
ISBN: 9780670026463
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Published: Viking Books - May 13th, 2014

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Ruin Falls Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345549075
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 22nd, 2014

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The Ways of the Dead Cover Image
ISBN: 9780670016587
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Published: Viking - June 12th, 2014

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The Fever Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316231053
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Published: Little Brown and Company - June 17th, 2014

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Stay with Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061878268
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Published: Harper - June 24th, 2014

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Double Indemnity Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679723226
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - May 14th, 1989

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The Long Goodbye Cover Image
ISBN: 9780394757681
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - August 12th, 1988

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Devil in a Blue Dress: Featuring an Original Easy Rawlins Short Story
ISBN: 9780743451796
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Published: Washington Square Press - September 17th, 2002

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ISBN: 9780316066419
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 11th, 2007