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Award-winning crime writers return to the scene - Great Big Book Club Tour

Award-winning crime writers return to the scene

October 5, 2017

Join Dave Warner and Alan Carter at selected venues in Perth and the South-West. Indulge in chills and thrills as the authors share their new books, Clear to the Horizon and Marlborough Man.

crime wave with alan carter and dave warner

Books at Bars with Alan Carter and Dave Warner

Dymocks Joondalup welcomes crime authors Dave Warner and Alan Carter to the very first Books at Bars event. Bring your mates, and join Dave and Alan at local bar Down the Hatch for a glass of wine or beer and to chat about great new crime. Snacks included with ticket price. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

When: 6.00 pm Tuesday 31 October 2017
Where: Down the Hatch, 1/39 Central Walk, Joondalup
Tickets: $6 includes nibbles from grazing platters
Bookings/Enquiries: Bookings required. or call us on 9300 0895


Literary Salon with Alan Carter

Alan Carter will be the next guest of the Bassendean Memorial Library’s Literary Lounge series, talking about his latest book Marlborough Man. This is a free event and refreshments will be provided.

When: 6.00 pm Wednesday 1 November
Where: Bassendean Memorial Library, 46 Old Perth Road, Bassendean
Book online here.

Crime Wave in the South-West at Margaret River Bookshop

In Clear to the Horizon a spate of local thefts puts Snowy Lane and Dan Clement on the trail of WA’s most notorious serial killer. In Marlborough Man Nick Chester is hiding from a man with a grudge while hunting a killer in the Marlborough Sounds known as the Pied Piper. Don’t miss your chance to meet two award-winning crime writers as they discuss their latest, and most exciting, thrillers.

When: 6.30 pm Thursday 2 November
Where: Margaret River Books, 1/109 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River
Tickets: 9757 3331 or

book buzz clear to the horizon

Crime Wave in the South-West at Barefoot Books Busselton

Join Alan Carter and Dave Warner for a night of crime! The authors of Marlborough Man and Clear to the Horizon will read from their new novels, answer questions and sign some books. With the usual drinks and nibbles, this one will be a great night out for all crime lovers

When: 6.30 pm Friday 3 November
Where: Barefoot Books Busselton, Shop 21 Figtree Lane, Busselton
Tickets: $10 (to be refunded upon the purchase of one of their new books)
Please contact us via 9751 3905 or to purchase tickets!

Crime Wave in the South-West at Silverstream Wines

Hosted by Silverstream Wines with assistance from John McGlue, this event combines two award-winning crime writers with the release of Silverstream’s 2013 Riesling and 2014 Pinot Noir. Guests can enjoy readings and author interviews in the Silverstream gardens while picnicking on sumptuous fare from Great Southern Oysters, Dellendale Cheese and Little Villain gourmet hampers. Hamperscan be pre-ordered for collection on the day by contacting Kim Nayda on 0413 223 395. Signed copies of Marlborough Man and Clear to the Horizon will be available to purchase on the day from Dymocks Albany. Bring along a picnic blanket and spend the afternoon in the Silverstream gardens and vineyard.

When: 2 pm Saturday 4 November
Where: Silverstream Wines, 2365 Scotsdale Road, Denmark

Fremantle Press Criminally Good Great Big Book Read

Seven exceptional new books, one Criminally Good Great Big Book Read. Join us for an evening of giant poo balls, gun fights, chilling crimes, palindromes and a truckload of fences. Don’t miss the chance to celebrate our unique local books and the incredibly talented people who were inspired to create them. Hosted by Sarah McNeill with readings by Jack Bradshaw, Alan Carter, Robert Edeson, James Foley, Andrew Frazer, Meg McKinlay and Dave Warner.

When: 6 pm Wednesday 8 November
Where: Fremantle Arts Centre
Tickets: Free, reserve your place now