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Meet Ian Rankin

Rankin is not only the master of Scottish crime, whose dark and playful writing has gained him a legion of fans, he is the bestselling male writer of crime fiction in Britain. Come to our Inverness bookshop, have a chat with the creator of Rebus himself and get a copy of his newest book, Even Dogs in the Wild, signed.

Mark Gatiss & Stephen Moffat

Dream duo Mark Gatiss and Stephen Moffat have written new introductions to some of Arthur Conan Doyle’s most renowned tales, and these are collected in a sumptuous new edition. Meet them at London Piccadilly as they sign copies of Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle.

Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins is both one of cycling’s biggest stars and an unpredictable and reluctant hero. His new book, The Hour, is a fascinating account of his attempt to break one of sports’ most gruelling records – how far a person can cycle in one hour. Come meet the man himself at Manchester Deansgate and discuss The Hour in person.

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All Waterstones shops are now selling a fantastic selection of books by bestselling authors in our 'Buy Books for Syria' campaign. 100% of the sales price of each of these books will be donated to Oxfam. With your help, we will raise one million pounds for Oxfam's Syria crisis appeal.

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