Monday, August 31 at 7PM
speaking & signing
As of 3:00pm on 8/31/15, orders for X can be done in-store and by phone only.
Online orders for X will resume on 9/1/15.
In order to allow enough time for everyone in line to meet Sue Grafton and have their books signed, this event is now a signing only.
MysteryPeople is thrilled to be welcome one of the biggest, best selling thriller authors on our shelves! Join us as Sue Grafton draws closer to the end of the alphabet and shares her latest highly anticipated book, X. In X, Kinsey returns and must prove her case against ruthless sociopath or risk becoming his next victim! The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing and only available with the purchase of a copy of X from BookPeople.
X: The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss.
X: The shortest entry in Webster's Unabridged. Derived from Greek and Latin and commonly found in science, medicine, and religion. The most graphically dramatic letter. Notoriously tricky to pronounce: think "xylophone."
X: The twenty-fourth letter in the English alphabet.
Sue Grafton's X Perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. Once again breaking the rules and establishing new paths, Grafton wastes little time identifying this sociopath. The test is whether Kinsey can prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim.
The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing and only available from BookPeople. Please see below for ticket details.
EVENT GUIDELINES & TICKET INFO:
- The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public.
- Tickets are required to join the signing line.
- Tickets are only available with the purchase of a copy of X from BookPeople.
- Books & tickets are now available to pre-order. Purchasing a book online automatically assigns you a ticket for the signing. There is no separate "ticket" item to add to your cart.
- Tickets are lettered. The line for the signing will form according to ticket letter after the author speaks.
ABOUT SUE GRAFTON
Sue Grafton entered the mystery field in 1982 with the publication of "'A' Is for Alibi", which introduced female hard-boiled private investigator, Kinsey Millhone, operating out of the fictional town of Santa Teresa, (aka Santa Barbara) California. "'B' is for Burglar" followed in 1985 and the series, now referred to as 'the alphabet' mysteries, is still going strong. In addition to her books, she's published several Kinsey Millhone short stories, and with her husband, Steven Humphrey, has written numerous movies for television, including "A Killer in the Family" (starring Robert Mitchum), "Love on the Run" (starring Alec Baldwin and Stephanie Zimbalist) and two Agatha Christie adaptations, "Sparkling Cyanide" and "Caribbean Mystery," which starred Helen Hayes. Grafton is published in 28 countries and 26 languages. She loves cats, gardens, and good cuisine. Sue has a home in Montecito, California, and another in Louisville, the city in which she was born and raised.