James R. Benn On Tour

Proud Sorrows

Book Tour

September 5 – September 20


PROUD SORROWS by James R. Benn

In the eighteenth installment in this fan-favorite WWII mystery series, US Army Captain Billy Boyle investigates a murder in a charming English village, where personal vendettas tangle with wartime espionage.

—READ MORE about the book, including praise, here.


—JAMES R. BENN is the author of the Billy Boyle World War II mysteries. The debut, Billy Boyle, was selected as a Top Five Book of the Year by Book Sense and was a Dilys Award nominee, A Blind Goddess was longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, The Rest Is Silence was a Barry Award nominee, and The Devouring was a Macavity Award nominee. Benn, a former librarian, lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida with his wife, Deborah Mandel.




Tuesday, September 5

6:30 p.m. CT

At Murder By The Book (Houston, TX)

In Conversation with Alex Juden

In-Person Event

Learn More & Pre-order a Signed Copy


Wednesday, September 6

7:00 p.m. MT

At The Poisoned Pen Bookstore (Scottsdale, AZ)

In Conversation with John Sandford

In-Person & Virtual Event

Learn More, Find Livestream Links, & Pre-order a Signed Copy


Tuesday, September 19

7:00 p.m. ET

At RJ Julia Booksellers (Madison, CT)

In-Person Event

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Wednesday, September 20

6:30 p.m.

At Bank Square Books

In Conversation with Rick Koster

In-Person Event

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Tuesday, October 3

2:00 p.m. ET

Soho Crime’s THE LINEUP: October Showcase

With Stephen Mack Jones (Deus X) and Leonie Swann (The Sunset Years of Agnes Sharp)

Virtual Event in partnership with Mystery to Me Books

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