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Cath Staincliffe discusses assisted dying in ‘The Kindest Thing’

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Women in the Law UK Bookclub, online on Friday 5 November at 7pm.

Bestselling author Cath Staincliffe discusses her cutting edge novel,  The Kindest Thing in an online book club event hosted by Barrister at Law, author and founder of Women in the Law UK Sally Penni MBE.

With assisted dying in the news and a groundswell of public opinion supporting a change to the law, The Kindest Thing looks at what it might be like to help the person you love most end their life and then to stand trial for their murder.

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Find out more about Cath and her books here.

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Murder at the Seaview Hotel Book Launch

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursday November 11 2021 at 2pm

Join author Glenda Young in a Q&A by Zoom with Gemma Alexander of Scarborough’s South Cliff Gardens.

Join Sunderland’s best-selling author Glenda Young online as she launches her debut cosy crime Murder at the Seaview Hotel, published by Headline.

Set in Scarborough, the book stars 12 Elvis impersonators, called Twelvis! When one is murdered and his blue suede shoes are stolen, hotel landlady Helen Dexter and her rescue greyhound Suki are on the case to solve the crime.

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Discover Glenda’s novels at and find out more on the CWA site here:

Author and Novelist with Headline
Website: Glenda Young, Author
Blog: Flaming Nora
Editor: Coronation Street Blog

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The CWA Presents: Criminal Minds #3

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Disrupting Criminal Patterns: Crime Science and Cybercrime – Vaseem Khan

Vaseem works at the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science, and will provide insight and understanding into the activities of cyber criminals and what’s being done to prevent cybercrime. Vaseem is also the winner of the 2021 CWA Sapere Books Historical Dagger.

Tickets available to the public from Tuesday 27 July.

Only £5.

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