The Reverse Blog Tour will continue on Monday with a guest post from the mysterious Hooded Utilitarian, but I wanted meanwhile to fill you in on my very special, not-your-average book tour, which will take me to some great bookstores all through the month of July.
I am going to do all the usual author-visit stuff, but (like a good mystery writer) I’ll be adding a couple of surprise twists.
Here’s the pitch…
Join author and raconteur Ben H. Winters to celebrate the release of World of Trouble, the concluding volume in the Edgar-award-winning Last Policeman trilogy. Ben is so excited to come and meet readers, he will do not only the the usual book tour activities (read from the new book, sign books, answer reader questions), he will also…
* Deliver his Patented Rapid-Fire Five-Minute History of Crime Fiction, and give out his top secret list of Ten Crime Novels Every Human Must Read
* play Mystery Trivia with the audience, and give away fabulous prizes—like signed manuscript pages and novelty Detective-Palace-style mustaches!
* Play a medley on his ukulele of every single Bob Dylan song mentioned in the Last Policeman trilogy!