Noisy Auction

In the grand Bouchercon tradition, we’ll be holding a Silent Auction and a Noisy Auction at Bouchercon.

The Noisy Auction will be held Friday, October 13th from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Grande Centre Room.

Here are just a few of the many fantastic items that will be auctioned off:

Peter Robinson Character NameCover of Abattoir Blues by Peter Robinson
Join in the mystery and suspense up close and personal, by becoming a character name in an upcoming Inspector Banks book by Peter Robinson

Edgewalk at CN TowerWalk the Edge with Twist Phelan
Enjoy the heart-pumping, death defying Edgewalk at the CN Tower, with that well-known daredevil herself, Twist Phelan, author of the Finn Teller Corporate Spy Series.  9:00 Saturdaymorning. Not for the faint of heart. (Some health restrictions apply.)

Hank Phillippi Ryan’s ever-popular Book of the Month Club Headshot Hank Phillippi Ryan
Every month for a whole year, Hank Phillippi Ryan will mail you a new book – autographed by a well-loved and fabulous author! Perhaps a new and exciting thriller by one of her favourite writers. Maybe a debut from a wonderful new author. Hank will surprise you! That’s TWELVE new autographed hardcover books – landing right in your mailbox every month! In addition, Hank will include some delicious extras we know you’ll be thrilled to receive.

Headshot of Louise PennyBreakfast with Louise Penny
Enjoy a delicious Saturday morning get-together with Louise Penny, creator of the amazing Three Pines mysteries, featuring Armand Gamache.

Charlaine Harris Character NameHeadshot of Charlaine Harris
Become a character in  an upcoming book by Charlaine Harris.  Texoma is the first book in a new fantasy series set in an alternative America.

Image of AmsterdamA Week in Amsterdam
Planning a trip to the Netherlands? Stay in a charming one-bedroom flat in Amsterdam. It’s in the Bos en Lommer, on Willem de Zwijgerlaan, a twenty minute walk from the central canal tourist area, and well-connected by public transit, walking paths and bicycle paths leading to the centre of town.  Arrange the date with the owner.

Who benefits?

Each year the Bouchercon Committee chooses a literacy-related charity to receive the proceeds from the live and silent auctions. This year, the Committee has chosen Frontier College.

Frontier College is a longstanding cross-Canada literacy organization supporting people across Canada as they work to increase their literacy skills. The people at Frontier College will be joining us at the event to help cash out.