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Exclusive Author Masterclasses: An Evening with Abi Elphinstone

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Working with Book Aid International, we’re thrilled to reveal a one-off series of evening masterclasses with authors keen to offer insight into their novels and the writing process.  Tuesday 22nd May Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London 18:00-20:30 If you’re writing children’s fiction, you won’t want to miss out on author Abi Elphinstone in conversation with Alysoun Owen, Editor of the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook. This session will cover Abi discussing her path to publication, the importance of continuing to…

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Norfolk & Norwich Festival – Jeffery Deaver – The Cutting Edge

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Thursday 22 May, 7.30pm The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens £12 / concessions from £7.50 We welcome number-one Sunday Times bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver to Norwich UNESCO City of Literature. The Cutting Edge sees Deaver’s most popular character, Lincoln Rhyme, at work again in NYC. https://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/event/nnf-jeffery-deaver/ Norfolk & Norwich Festival  

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Elly Griffiths: The Dark Angel

May 23 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

The bestselling crime writer talks about her latest novel featuring forensic Archaeologist Ruth Galloway. Wednesday 23 May Berkhamsted Library 7.15pm

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Exclusive Author Masterclasses: An Evening with Tony Parsons

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Working with Book Aid International, we’re thrilled to reveal a one-off series of evening masterclasses with authors keen to offer insight into their novels and the writing process. Thursday 24th May Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London 18:00-20:30 Best-selling author Tony Parsons joins Joe Haddow for an evening of lively discussion about his genre-spanning career and to offer plenty of tips on the novel writing process. Prepare to take notes! Book now About Book Aid International Book Aid International is…

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Ricki Thomas Book Talk and Signing

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ricki will be doing a talk and book signing at Hastings True Crime Museum on Sunday 27th May 2018 from 1pm, as part of the National Crime Reading Month. For more information please contact the museum (info@truecrimemuseum.co.uk, 01424 420115). https://www.truecrimemuseum.co.uk/events/crime-reading-month/

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Kate Ellis-Bullock will be speaking at Ilfracombe Library

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On 29 May 2018 at 6pm, Kate will be speaking at Ilfracombe Library EX34 9DS Kate will be talking about her writing and her books, particularly her new trilogy set in the aftermath of the Great War and her latest Wesley Peterson novel, The Mechanical Devil.

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Talk with Paul Finch

May 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a talk with Author and scriptwriter Paul Finch. Having started out with a career in the Police, Paul left this profession to pursue a career in writing; penning scripts for popular TV show ‘The Bill’ before becoming an author. A writer of thrillers, horror and crime novels. Paul is a Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller. At Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre North, The Wiend, Wigan, WN1 1NH FREE EVENT. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Telephone 01942 827621 to book your…

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Why do people kill?

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Rachel Amphlett and Vicky Newham will discuss why people kill, and what motivates the killers in their books. Rachel Amphlett is the author of the Kent-based Detective Kay Hunter series, and Vicky Newham is the author of Turn a Blind Eye, the first book featuring DI Maya Rahman and out now from HarperCollins.

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Alibis in the Archive 2018

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - June 10 @ 1:30 pm

Friday 8 – Sunday 10 June 2018 Back by popular demand, Alibis in the Archive (in association with the Crime Writers’ Association and The Detection Club) returns for a second year to bring some of the UK’s best-loved crime writers to Gladstone’s library, Hawarden, N Wales. Over a weekend of talk sessions and murder mystery evenings, the weekend centres around the Crime Writers’ Association Archive which incorporates the archives and documentation of The Detection Club, the oldest and most august…

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Author talk with Rachel Amphlett

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rachel Amphlett will be in conversation at the library, chatting about her Kent-based Detective Kay Hunter books and why the county became the focus of her writing for this police procedural series. The evening will include Rachel reading an exclusive extract from book six in the Kay Hunter series, out on 8 July 2018.

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