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Introduction to Health for Authors: A Holistic Approach

January 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Join fellow authors and educational writers for a wellbeing focused morning. Author and Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant Ignaty Dyakov will look at strategies to help you manage health issues and improve energy levels. Drawing on his recommendations from 5,000-year-old Ayurvedic tradition, alongside naturopathic approaches, Ignaty will talk about nutrition, exercise, sleep, relaxation, spiritual and emotional health and a range of mainstream complementary therapies. Read Ignaty’s blog on lifestyle and health here   Tickets and programme Registration from 10.30am, with tea and…

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‘Death in the East’: An evening with Abir Mukherjee

January 30 @ 6:30 pm

Heffers is pleased to welcome back award-winning crime author Abir Mukherjee, who will be talking about his latest Sam Wyndham novel, ‘Death in the East’ – another rip-roaring adventure set in 1920s India. The previous novel in the series, ‘Smoke and Ashes’, was chosen by the Sunday Times as one of the 100 Best Crime & Thriller Novels since 1945 and we’re looking forward to hearing more from Abir, with his usual warmth and wit. Tickets are £6 in advance and available from

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Book Launch – A Wash of Black

February 1 @ 7:00 pm

IT’S NOT LIFE THAT IMITATES ART. IT’S DEATH. Anna Symons. Famous. Talented. Dead. When the body of a famous actress is found mutilated on an ice rink in Manchester, recreating a scene from a blockbuster film she starred in years ago, DI Erika Piper must find the culprit; the media-dubbed ‘Blood Ice Killer.’ Having recently returned to work after suffering a near fatal attack herself, she must once again prove her worth. But when another body is found, and the…

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The secrets of successful crime writing at Hythe Library

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The secrets of successful crime writing at Hythe Library, Hampshire Monday 10th February 2020  2.00pm If you enjoy reading gripping fast-paced crime novels full of twists and turns, compelling, multi-layered with great characters then Pauline Rowson’s crime novels are right up your street.  Join Pauline for her lively and entertaining talk and hear about the inspiration behind her crime novels, how she plots, researches and writes them. “Pauline Rowson is the mistress of weaving intricate plot twists in complicated tales…

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