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The Poisoned Pen – Autographed Books



The Poisoned Pen is my local independent bookshop.  They carry all my books, in all formats (hardcover, trade paperback, mass-market paperback, audiobook, US and UK editions, plus some miscellaneous foreign-language editions), all the time. And the Pen ships anywhere in the world. {g}

I normally go by the store a couple of times a month, both to buy books for reading (it’s a great store; mysteries are their specialty, but they carry a number of other things, and have a specialty in signed first editions, too), and to sign my own books that people have ordered.

To order an autographed book from the Poisoned Pen:

  1. Click here to access a list of my books in stock at the Poisoned Pen.
  2. Go to the Poisoned Pen’s store site, and enter “Gabaldon” in the site’s search feature to find the book you would like. Or…
  3. On my web site, each of my books has its own page, including an option to order signed copies in the purchasing pull-down menus. Use the BOOKS pull-down menu on my web pages, or use this URL: www.dianagabaldon.com/books

Then be sure to let the Poisoned Pen know how you’d like the book(s) signed (detailed how-to instructions for checkout are below), and I’ll take care of it next time I’m in the store. Note that I’ll be glad to add a short personal inscription, such as “Happy Birthday, Jill!”

If you have any problems, contact The Poisoned Pen by email. Or call them at (888) 560-9919 toll free or at (480) 947-2974. (Full contact information is below.)

How To Order Autographed and Personalized Books

When placing an online order from the Poisoned Pen, don’t forget to specify that you want the book signed, and specify any desired personal inscriptions in the Instructions field (a text entry box in their checkout order form) by following these steps:

  1. After adding all desired items to your shopping cart, click on the Proceed to Checkout or Checkout Now button.
  2. Select your delivery preference (ship or pick up at the store).
  3. The Instructions text entry box will now appear in the optional Additional Information section under your shipping address. Please be sure to specify which book(s) are to be signed and inscribed and the desired text if you ordered multiple copies. The Instructions box is shown below:
  4. Instructions text entry box


    Contact Information For The Poisoned Pen

    The bookstore’s physical contact information:

    The Poisoned Pen
    4014 N Goldwater Blvd. Suite 101
    Scottsdale, AZ USA 85251

    Home Page: http://poisonedpen.com
    Online Store: http://store.poisonedpen.com

    Phone: (480) 947-2974
    Toll free: (888) 560-9919
    FAX: (480) 945-1023
    Email questions to patrick@poisonedpen.com.

    Free Bookplates

    Another option is to request free signed bookplates to attach to your books. Click here for more information.


    This page was last updated on May 6, 2013 at 5:18 p.m. (MST).