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May 2019

Crime Mystery Trail

May 1 @ 9:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre
The Wiend, Wigan WN1 1NH United Kingdom
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The Infamous Criminal mastermind ‘The Quizzer’ has stolen a pie that was left unattended overnight in a van. It’s your job to follow his crumb trail and answer the questions given by his devious goons, aka ‘The Categories’, to find out where he’s hidden the various pie pieces and what colours they are. If you don’t find them The Quizzer has promised to destroy all pies and their pie moulds. Please save Wigan from this apocalyptic catastrophe and be the…

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Roger A. Price Author Visit

May 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre
The Wiend, Wigan WN1 1NH United Kingdom
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£3.00

Having served for over thirty years in the police where he was involved in both covert and overt roles, across the UK, Europe and beyond Roger retired as a detective inspector and started to write about the wrongs instead of trying to right them. His first two novels are from the covert side of things whereas his next two are more from a traditional detective perspective, with some sneaky-beaky stuff thrown in.

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An Evening with Cath Staincliffe

May 23 @ 7:00 pm
Northwich Library, Witton Street
Northwich, CW9 5DR United Kingdom
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Meet The Author. An evening with Cath Staincliffe for National Crime Reading Month. Cath will be talking about her novels and her writing process, plus reading from her latest book, followed by a Q&A.   Cath Staincliffe is an award winning novelist, radio playwright and creator of ITV's hit series Blue Murder. Cath's books have been shortlisted for the CWA Best First Novel award. She was joint winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger in 2012. Letters To My Daughter's Killer was selected…

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Friends, Romans, Murderers with Jane Finnis

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Withernsea Library, Withernsea Centre
243 Queen Street, East Yorkshire HU19 2HH United Kingdom
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"Friends, Romans, Murderers…" Jane Finnis, who writes the Aurelia Marcella mysteries, talks about life (and death) in Roman Britain, and explores the pleasures and pitfalls of writing historical mysteries. Admission free: all welcome.   Jane's Aurelia Marcella novels tell of life and death in first-century Roman Britain. The turbulent province of Britannia on the very edge of the Roman Empire makes a good background for murder and mayhem. They all feature innkeeper Aurelia as a reluctant sleuth. They are published in the…

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Martin Edwards Author Visit

May 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre
The Wiend, Wigan WN1 1NH United Kingdom
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£3.00

Award winning author Martin Edwards visits Wigan Library. A member of the ‘Murder Squad’ collective of crime writers, Martin will be sharing his knowledge of the crime novel and his experiences of writing.   Martin is the author of the multi-award winning history of crime fiction between the wars, The Golden Age of Murder and the Macavity-winning The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books. He has written about and reviewed crime fiction for numerous books, magazines, websites and blogs. His essays appear…

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