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Murder by Water – Canals, Rivers and Crime Fiction


May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Best-selling author of the Cooper and Fry novels, Stephen Booth (‘A modern master’ The Guardian) joins Worcestershire-based crime author Andy Griffee for a lively discussion of dark waters and deadly secrets. Stephen’s latest book (Drowned Lives) and Andy’s thrillers (Canal Pushers and River Rats) both feature murder on the towpath. They’ll discuss the appeal of ‘Canal Noir’, their approach to writing and the crime fiction that they enjoy reading.

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Crime Scene Investigation Workshop


October 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bestselling CWA member Sam Blake will be in Huddersfeld on Sunday 18th October as part of Think Forensic’s crime scene investigation workshop. Many of you will be familiar with Think Forensic from the workshops they give at Theakstons Crime Festival and the Murder One International Crime Festival in Dublin. Sam will be discussing the writing side, while Think Forensic’s team of ex police officers will take you through your paces at the sharp end looking at everything from blood splatter…

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