Peter’s Forthcoming Book Tour

Peter will be on tour in Canada promoting his new book, Before the Poison, due out in the UK on August 18, and in Canada on October 4. We’ll be posting more information about the book soon, but here’s a list of dates and locations for the tour.


Thursday, August 18, 6.30pm. Waterstones, Bentall Centre, Kingston, London. Q & A with Chris Simmons.

Friday, August 19, 12.30pm. Signing at Waterstones, 1 – 3 Cornmill Centre, Darlington, County Durham DL1 1LS.

Friday, August 19, 3.00pm. Signing at Waterstones, 102 High Street, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL7 8PP.

Tuesday, August 23, 12.30pm. Signing at Waterstones, 93 Albion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 5AP

Tuesday, August 23, 7.30pm. Talk for Calderdale Readers and Writers Festival, Central Library, Northgate, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 1UN.

Wednesday, August 24, 7.00pm. Talk for Scarborough Library at the Library Concert Hall, Vernon Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2NN.

Thursday, August 25, 12.30pm. Signing at Waterstones, 12 Kingsgate Centre, King Street, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2QB.

Thursday, August 25, 7.30pm. Talk at Biddulph Town Hall, High Street, Biddulph, Staffordshire ST8 6AR.

Tuesday, August 30, Lunch. Waterstones, Emerson Chambers, Newcastle, Northumberland NE1 7JF. To be confirmed.

Tuesday, August 30, PM. Event for Waterstones, 153 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland G2 3EW.

Wednesday, August 31, 12.30pm. Signing at Waterstones, 66 Scotch Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8PN.

Wednesday, August 31, 7.00pm. Event for Silverdell, County Hall, Preston, Lancashire.

Thursday, September 1, 12.30pm. Signing at Waterstones, Bold Street, Liverpool, Lancashire.

Thursday, September 1, 7.00pm. Event for Waterstones, Deansgate, Manchester, Lancashire.

Tuesday, September 6, 7.00pm. Talk for Explore York Library Learning Centre, Museum Street, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7DS.

Wednesday, September 7, 12.30pm. Signing at Waterstones, 24 Orchard Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2FB.

Wednesday, September 7, 7.00pm. Event for Waterstones, 297A High Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1AF.

Thursday, September 8, Lunch. Waterstones, Boston, Lincolnshire. To be confirmed.

Thursday, September 8, 7.00pm. Talk with Mark Billingham at Waterstones, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

Friday, September 9, 7.30pm. Event for Toppings at St Peter’s Church, Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Wednesday, September 14, 12.30pm. Hull Literary Lunch at the Willerby Manor Hotel, Well Lane, Willerby, Hull, East Yorkshire HU10 6ER.

Tuesday, September 27, Evening. Talk with Ann Cleeves at the Richmond Books and Walking Festival, Richmond, North Yorkshire.

Friday, September 30, Evening. My Life in Books event with surprise guest at the Richmond Books and Walking Festival, Richmond, North Yorkshire.


Wednesday, October 12, Evening. Bryan Prince Books at the Art Gallery of Ontario with Linwood Barclay and Maureen Jennings. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Tuesday, October 18, Evening. Wordsworth Books event with Linwood Barclay and Maureen Jennings, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Thursday, October 20, 8.00pm. On Stage with Ian Rankin at the Vancouver International Writers Festival, Granville Island, Vancouver, B.C. Canada.