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2018 Signings and Author Appearances:

Saturday 6/2 – Noon – 2 PM – Seattle 7 Writers Summer Bookfest
Eagle Harbor Books
157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 (206) 842-5332
www.eagleharborbooks.com / www.seattle7writers.org
Seattle 7 Writers presents twenty award-winning, bestselling authors—including Elizabeth George, Suzanne Selfors, Mike Lawson, Carol Cassella and yours truly. We’ll be chatting you up, signing books and offering up baked goods at this festive summer event—just blocks from the ferry. Make a day of it on Bainbridge Island.

Tuesday 7/31 – 7 PM – The Official THEY WON’T BE HURT “Book Launch” Party!
Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 10th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98112 (206) 624-6600
You’re invited to my publication party. It should be a lot of fun, and there might just be a few famous authors in attendance. Delicious food and refreshments will be provided by Savior Fork (www.saviorfork.com). If you can’t make it, be sure to place a personally signed book on hold. The marvelous booksellers at Elliott Bay Book Company can handle it!

Thursday 8/16 – 6:30 PM – Back to The Book Stall
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
811 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL 60093 (847) 446-8880
Join my family, old friends and faithful readers as I return to Chicago’s North Shore to celebrate the release of THEY WON’T BE HURT. There will be treats and lots of laughs.

Friday 9/14 – 7 PM – Back to the Scene of the Crime!
Leavenworth Public Library
700 US Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826
Most of the action in THEY WON’T BE HURT takes place at a winery/vineyard near beautiful Leavenworth. And yes, there’s a scene at the library! So be sure to make the scene at the Leavenworth Public Library for an author talk and book signing.

Saturday 9/15 – Noon – 2 PM – The Scene of the Crime – Part 2
A Book for All Seasons
703 US Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826 (509) 548-1451
Chat with yours truly and snack on treats while I sign books at one of my favorite bookstores. Plan an autumn day in gorgeous, scenic Leavenworth, where most of THEY WON’T BE HURT happens.

More author appearances and THEY WON’T BE HURT signings are being arranged. So please keep checking this page for listings and updates.



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If you can’t make it to one of my book signings, you can still purchase a personally-inscribed copy of THEY WON’T BE HURT—for yourself and/or a special someone. Just call or email the bookstore ahead of time and ask to have a signed book mailed to you. They’ll add shipping and handling charges to the cost of the book. It’s that simple! Be sure to tell the bookseller if you have anything special you’d like me to write for you. And remember, a personally-signed book makes a great gift!
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Click here to order HIDE YOUR FEAR on audio.

The cool people at Tantor Audio have done a great job with HIDE YOUR FEAR. A lot of the credit goes to Jonathan Yen, whose reading—especially when he gets into the villain’s voice—will give you chills. Better wear a sweater when you listen to it!

On sale now from Tantor Media (click on the cover to buy). Coming soon on audio: HIDE YOUR FEAR (pre-order now).


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news & events - Kevin O'Brien goes International


Kevin goes international with these foreign versions of his books: ACTORS (Swedish); MAKE THEM CRY (Czech); WATCH THEM DIE (Dutch); LEFT FOR DEAD (German); THE LAST VICTIM (Japan—yes, that’s a woman’s butt on the cover); KILLING SPREE (German); ONE LAST SCREAM (Czech), VICIOUS (Greek), a pretty darn gruesome interpretation of MAKE THEM CRY (Turkish), TERRIFIED (Italian), UNSPEAKABLE (German) and VICIOUS (Turkish)






The wonderful folks at Headline have released my thrillers in the United Kingdom. Check out these cool,
eye-catching covers! Order a copy for yourself or for a friend overseas!

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