As you know, we're deadly serious here.
To prove that, here are some photos of Peter Lovesey's first ever signing at Seattle Mystery Bookshop.
First up, the table, full of his books, waiting for him and his fans:
Two grand ol'Men of Mystery, shop founder Bill Farley and author Peter Lovesey:
The lunch tableb - Dianna, Bill, Peter and Jim - BBQ chicken sandwich for the author
Damn - do we know how to show an author a grand time or what!