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Killer Crime Club


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  • Samantha Bailey
  • Hannah Mary McKinnon
  • Mary Kubica

Gabrielle, Queen's Square | June 9, 2020

There is nothing I love more than digging into a good mystery story. Don’t get me wrong, I love a lot of genres, but I can always count on a mystery to transport me so completely into the storyline that I barely register what is happening around me. That’s why mysteries are perfect for summer reading - talk about a great escape! 

If you love mysteries and thrillers as much as I do, you won’t want to miss our virtual Killer Crime Club event happening on Monday, June 22 at 7:00pm. We will be hosting Samantha Bailey, Mary Kubica, and Hannah Mary McKinnon as they talk about their newest books. The discussion will be moderated by Kayleigh Platz.

Samantha M. Bailey is the #1 bestselling author of Woman on the Edge. A Toronto-based novelist, journalist and freelance editor, her work has appeared in Now Magazine, The Village Post, and Oxford University Press, among other publications. She was a writer-in-residence for Kobo Writing Life at Book Expo America 2013. She is the co-founder of “BookBuzz,” a promotional and interactive author-reader event held in New York City and Toronto. Woman on the Edge is her debut novel. Connect with her on Twitter @sbaileybooks . Grab her eBook or audiobook on Overdrive.

Hannah Mary McKinnon was born in the UK, grew up in Switzerland and moved to Canada in 2010. After a successful career in recruitment, she quit the corporate world in favor of writing. She now lives in Oakville, Ontario, with her husband and three sons, and is delighted by her twenty-second commute. Connect with her on Facebook, on Twitter @HannahMMcKinnon, and on Instagram @HannahMaryMcKinnon. For more, visit her website at Search her books in our catalogue  now.

Mary Kubica is the New York Times and international bestselling author of several psychological thrillers, including the The Good Girl, which has now sold over a million copies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in History and American Literature. She lives outside of Chicago with her husband and two children, and enjoys photography, gardening and caring for the animals at a local shelter. Find her eBooks and audiobooks on Overdrive or place a hold on a paper copy in our catalogue for Pick-up Service.

Want your own copy? Purchase one from The Bookshelf, our book selling partner for this event. A limited number of Hannah Mary McKinnon’s books will come with a signed bookplate. Contact The Bookshelf through their website or by calling 519.821.3311.

Want more mysteries? Try our NoveList service, available through our website for terrific suggestion lists based on the types of mysteries you like. Find recommended reading lists by selecting “mysteries” from the list on the left-hand side of the screen. I thought this list of “Vacation Interrupted” mysteries sounded perfect for summer reading.

Or join the Facebook group by Harper Collins also called Killer Crime Club to get the latest and greatest by their authors.