Just like the Rolling Stones*

Now that Blind Eye has hit the bookshelves like a drunken ex-boyfriend, I'm going to be hitting the road, pimping the books to anyone who'll listen. And apparently (according to HarperCollins) it might be a good idea to actually tell people where I'm going to be.

Never one to rock the boat, or fart in the bath, I have acquiesced to their demands and publish for you here the list of stuff what I'll be doing over the next couple of weeks (and yes, I have stolen the descriptions from the venues). Mostly it's going to be me rambling on about stuff, things, and anything else that takes my fancy. Including, but not restricted to, rude songs and Polish swearing.

I've been told that the gig in Piccadilly is likely to be ... challenging. Apparently it's really hard to get people to go along to hear a bearded Scottish idiot being incoherent for an hour and a half. So, if you're in the neighbourhood, please do come along and drag everyone you know with you. Otherwise I'm going to feel like a right bloody idiot.

No change there then.



Tuesday, 5 May 2009WATERSTONE'S NOTTINGHAM BRIDLE
18:30 - 20:00
Tickets £3 from the store, redeemable against the featured book at the event.

Bestselling crime supremo Stuart Macbride will be with us to talk about and sign copies of his latest offering, 'Blind Eye'. Once again, Waterstone's Nottingham offers up a treat for crime fans everywhere!

Further details: 01159 484499
1-5 Bridlesmith Gate
Nottingham
NG1 2GR



Wednesday, 6 May 2009WATERSTONE'S LINCOLN HIGH ST
7:00PM
Tickets £3 now available

Crime writer Suart MacBride will be talking about and signing copies of his latest thriller.

Further details: 01522 540011
297 High Street
Lincoln
LN2 1AF



Thursday, 7 May 2009WATERSTONE’S PICCADILLY, LONDON
7:00PM
Tickets £3, redeemable against purchase of the promoted title on the night

The bestselling author will be discussing his new thriller 'Blind Eye'.

Further details: 0207 851 2400



Friday, 8 May 2009STREATHAM LIBRARY
7:00PM

As part of the 2009 Readers and Writers festival

63 Streatham High Rd
SW16 1PL



Tuesday, 12 May 2009NORTH SHIELDS LIBRARY
7:00PM

Crime writer Stuart MacBride will be talking about his books at a North Tyneside Council library next month.

Stuart is the top-ten best-selling author of several novels set in Aberdeen that feature DS Logan McRae.

He has been shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year Award twice, won the 2007 CWA Dagger in the Library for his body of work, and was named best breakthrough author at the 2008 ITV Crime Thriller Awards.

Tickets cost £2 and include a free glass of wine.


For further information TEL: 0191 200 5424
Central Library
Northumberland Square
North Shields
Tyne & Wear
NE30 1QU



Wednesday, 13 May 2009EAST BOLDON LIBRARY
7:30PM

£1.00 a ticket covers refreshment and stuff.

Further details: 0191 424 7853
Boker Lane
East Boldon
NE36 0RY



Thursday, 14 May 2009BLACKWELL BOOKSHOP – EDINBURGH
18:15 - 19:45pm

Blackwell's welcomes Stuart MacBride the bestselling Scottish author of Cold Granite and Flesh House.

Stuart will be introducing us to his latest in the Logan McRae thriller series set in gritty Aberdeen - Blind Eye.

Come along and enjoy a glass of wine whilst you listen to Stuart MacBride and gather some clues towards Detective Sergeant Logan McRae's fate.

This event is ticketed, but tickets are FREE. Tickets are available from the front desk.


Further details: 0131 622 8206
Blackwell Bookshop
52 - 63 South Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1YS
events.edinburgh@blackwell.co.uk



Friday, 15 May 2009BORDERS GLASGOW
6:30PM

Come and meet bestselling Scottish crime writer Stuart Macbride on Friday 15th May at 6.30pm, as he talks about and signs copies of his fantastic new DS Logan McRae novel Blind Eye.

Further details: 0141 222 7700
98 Buchanan Street
Glasgow
G1 3BA



* Only without the drugs. Booze. Groupies. Rock & Roll. And wrinkles.

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