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Hosted by the Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop


A Virtual Event on

Sunday, February 18th, 2024

at 2:00 pm Eastern (USA)

This is a FREE event, however, reservations are required so that we can provide everyone with the appropriate link.

"Join" us for a virtual event with British Author Tom Mead on February 18th, at 2 pm Eastern Time (USA). Author Bill Peschel, the host of our vodcast, Mechanicsburg Mystery Presents..., will be asking engaging questions about Mr. Mead's Joseph Spector series, Death and the Conjuror and The Murder Wheel. There will be time for the audience to participate in a Q&A at the end.

Instructions will be provided with a link to the event closer to the actual day. If you have any questions in regards to this event, please do not hesitate to contact one of our staff members at 717-795-7470 or fill out an online form through this website.

More on the Author...

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Tom Mead is a UK author specializing in locked-room mysteries.

He is a member of the Crime Writers’ Association and the International Thriller Writers’ Organization. His debut novel DEATH AND THE CONJUROR was published in 2022. The sequel, THE MURDER WHEEL, was published last year, with the much anticipated continuation of CABARET MACABRE set to be released in the summer of 2024.

Tom Mead

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More our Podcast Host...

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Bill Peschel is a former journalist who shares a Pulitzer Prize with the staff of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. He is also a mystery fan who runs the Wimsey Annotations at

Through his work, Bill has become an expert on Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Sherlock Holmes parodies and pastiches. The author of Writers Gone Wild (2010, Penguin), he publishes through Peschel Press the 223B Casebook Series of Sherlockian parodies and pastiches and annotated editions of Dorothy L. Sayers’ Whose Body? and Agatha Christie’s The Mysterious Affair at Styles, The Secret Adversary, and The Murder on the Links. An interest in Victorian crime led to the republication of three books on the William Palmer poisoning case.

Peschel was born in Warren, Ohio, grew up in Charlotte, N.C., and graduated with a B.A. in journalism from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He lives with his family and animal menagerie in Hershey, where the air really does smell like chocolate.

Bill Peschel

The Authors' Books...

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