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We carry thousands of new mysteries, thrillers, and crime fiction and also maintain a large collection of rare, used, and hard-to-get volumes in The Annex. We can order almost any book for you. Feel free to email or call ahead to find out if the book you want is in stock: 612-870-3785 or EMAIL.

To find the store, CLICK HERE and you will be taken to a page with maps and information for travel. Call if you get lost!

Below you will find a rolling list of upcoming store events. Please stop by for any appearance or just to visit and check out all the fantastic books!


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UPCOMING EVENTS: Evening events usually begin with readings and/or discussions, followed by a signing. Doors for weekday evening events open at 6:30. Saturday events are informal and occur during business hours.

Sat. Aug 27 - Noon - 2:00 Michael Black "Missile Intercept, Executioner (Book 447)" and Shauna Washington, short stories in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazines.

Tues. Sep 6 - 7:00 William Kent Krueger "Manitou Canyon" - Launch party for this MN author.

Thurs. Sep 8 - 7:00 Jess Lourey "Salem's Cipher" (First in the Witch Hunt Series) - Launch party for this MN author.

Wed. Sep 21 - 7:00 Reed Farrel Coleman "Robert B. Parker's Debt to Pay" (Jesse Stone Novel).

Sat. Sep 24 - 6:30 Michelle Griep & Kelly Klepfer "Out of the Frying Pan" - Local authors with a new series.

Wed. Sep 28 - 7:00 Alex Kava "Reckless Creed" - Discussion and Signing.

Thurs. Sep 29 - 7:00 - Craig Johnson "An Obvious Fact" (Walt Longmire series) - Discussion and Signing.

Wed. Oct 5 - 7:00 - Patricia Skalka "Death in Cold Water" - Discussion and Signing.

Fri. Oct 7 - 7:00 Erin Petti "The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee" (YA novel).

Sat. Oct 8 - Noon - 2:00 Laura Childs "Crepe Factor" - Signing for the new Scrapbooking novel.

Wed. Oct 12 - 7:00 Kyle Mills "Vince Flynn's Order to Kill" - Discussion and Signing.

Fri. Oct 14 - 7:00 Allen Eskens "The Heavens May Fall" - Discussion and Signing for this MN Author.

Tues. Oct 18 - 7:00 Randy Wayne White "Seduced" - Discussion and Signing.

Wed. Oct 19 - 7:00 John Sandford "Escape Clause" - Discussion and Signing with this MN Author.

Sat. Oct 22 - Noon - 2:00 Greg Gardner "In Plain Sight" (First in the series about Agent John Wells of the FBI) - Local author and setting. CLICK HERE for more info.

Tues. Nov 1 - 7:00 Richard A. Thompson "Demon in the Hole" - Launch Party for this MN Author.

Tues. Nov 15 - 7:00 Tom Combs "Nerve Damage" - Discussion and signing for this MN Author.

Sat. Dec 10, Noon - 2:00 Laura Childs "Egg Drop Dead" (New Cackleberry Club Mystery).

Come meet your
favorite authors
and join the fun!
Can’t attend? Call or email and we will reserve a signed and/or inscribed copy for you.

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