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MANCHESTER — Northshire Bookstore is continuing a full slate of virtual events while also holding a number of in-person book signings in the month of October.

Celebrated mystery author Eric Rickstad returns with his latest Northshire Staff Pick “I Am Not Who You Think I Am,” an “ingenious page-turner,” for a book signing Oct. 8 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This event will be preceded by a Northshire Presents virtual event with Rickstad in conversation with acclaimed thriller writer Hank Phillippi Ryan on Oct. 7 at 6 p.m.

On Oct. 15 from 5 to 6 p.m., David Coggins, the New York Times bestseller and expert, lifelong angler will be at Northshire to sign copies of “The Optimist: A Case for the Fly-Fishing Life,” his modern tribute to an ageless pastime, and a practical guide to the art, philosophy and rituals of fly fishing

On Oct. 17 from 2 to 3 p.m. award-winning historian Robert P. Watson, author of “Escape! The Story of the Confederacy’s Infamous Libby Prison and the Civil War’s Largest Jail Break” and “George Washington’s Final Battle: The Epic Struggle to Build a Capital City and a Nation,” will be on hand to sign copies of his books.

On Oct. 30 from 11 a.m. to noon, Archer Mayor will come to Northshire for a book signing of his latest Joe Gunther mystery “Marked Man (number 32)”, “a perfect jumping-on point for newcomers” and “one of the best American police procedurals going. His book signing will be followed by a virtual event in conversation with fellow mystery writer Sarah Stewart Taylor at 7 p.m.

For more information on these or other events, e-mail, or visit the Northshire Bookstore website at


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