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June 2017

An evening with Barbara Nadel

June 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Marylebone Library, 54 Macintosh House, Beaumont Street
London, W1G 6DW
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As a part of CWA's event June is a crime month Marylebone Library is proud to host an event with bestselling crime author Barbara Nadel. Please note that there is a maximum number of 20 spaces to attend this event, so book your place quickly to avoid disappointment. Refreshments will be provided.

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Agatha Christie’s Far-Reaching Influence

June 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brown Judges Court
£7

A panel of Agatha Christie experts who will be discussing the Queen of Crime, her far-reaching influence over crime fiction and golden age crime itself. The panel is made up of the following: Sophie Hannah, internationally bestselling author, and indeed author of the first new Hercule Poirot mysteries since Agatha Christie’s death, Ragnar Jónasson, bestselling author of the Snowblind crime series and lifelong Agatha Christie fan. Ragnar has translated 14 of Agatha Christie’s titles into Icelandic. We will also have…

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A Life of Crime

June 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Crown Street Library, Darlington
Co. Durham, United Kingdom
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A talk by John Dean, creator of the John Blizzard and Jack Harris series

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Laucnh of The Killing Connection – the latest in the DCI Andy Gilchrist crime series

June 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones Glasgow, 174 Argyle Street
Glasgow, G2 8AH
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How well do you know the person you love? A woman’s body is washed up on the rocks by the castle ruins in St Andrews with evidence of strangulation, and no ID. Two days into the case, a call from another woman claiming to be the victim’s friend could be DCI Andy Gilchrist’s first solid lead. But when she fails to turn up for an interview, Gilchrist fears the worst. The next day, they find her battered body. Gilchrist’s focus…

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Writing a Murderer

June 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burgess Hill Library, The Martlets
Burgess Hill , RH15 9NN
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£4

Two top crime writers, William Shaw (Been and Tozer series, The Birdwatcher) and P.D.Viner (The Last Winter of Dani Lancing, Summer of Ghosts), join former police commander turned Sunday Times Best Selling Non Fiction author Graham Bartlett (Death Comes Knocking - Policing Roy Grace’s Brighton) to look at what makes the most fiendish killers in fact and fiction. Why are we so fascinated with the villains and how do real murderers buck the stereotype?

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Three CWA Crime Writers Celebrate Crime Reading Month!

June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Llanelli Library, Vaughn Street
Llanelli, Carmarthern, SA15 3AS
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2017 Prose in the Park Literary Festival and Book Fair

June 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Parkdale Park Ottawa Canada + Google Map

Ottawa's favourite open-air literary festival and book fair, Prose in the Park, will take place on  June 10, 2017 in the Parkdale Park. (click here for a map to the Parkdale Park). And it is absolutely free. Everyone is welcome! We are now developing the 2017 program and will be posting news on our 2017 festival's page. So, stay tuned!

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Author signing with Frank Muir

June 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Waterstones Dundee, + Google Map

How well do you know the person you love? A woman’s body is washed up on the rocks by the castle ruins in St Andrews with evidence of strangulation, and no ID. Two days into the case, a call from another woman claiming to be the victim’s friend could be DCI Andy Gilchrist’s first solid lead. But when she fails to turn up for an interview, Gilchrist fears the worst. The next day, they find her battered body. Gilchrist’s focus…

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Author signing with Frank Muir

June 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Waterstones St Andrews, + Google Map

How well do you know the person you love? A woman’s body is washed up on the rocks by the castle ruins in St Andrews with evidence of strangulation, and no ID. Two days into the case, a call from another woman claiming to be the victim’s friend could be DCI Andy Gilchrist’s first solid lead. But when she fails to turn up for an interview, Gilchrist fears the worst. The next day, they find her battered body. Gilchrist’s focus…

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Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival Big Read 2017 Events

June 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ashington Library NE63 9JY + Google Map

As reader-in-residence at Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival it’s my pleasure to tour the libraries of the north annually, to facilitate a discussion about crime fiction through the Big Read initiative. The idea is to reach out to communities; to encourage literacy by getting everyone to read the same novel simultaneously. I’m delighted to share the news that the 2017 title is Ian Rankin’s Black and Blue, a Rebus novel published by Orion.

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