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May 2018

Crime Coffee & Cake Reading group sessions featuring Liz Mistry and her third book Untainted

May 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bradford Central Library BD1 1SD + Google Map

Liz Mistry will be at Wibsey Library for a coffee and cake reading session of her third bird Untainted.

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June 2018

Kate Ellis-Bullock Murder Mystery Evening

June 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Neston Library, Parkgate Road Neston CH64 6QE United Kingdom + Google Map
FREE

On 21 June 2018 at 7.00pm, Kate will be presenting a Murder Mystery Evening at Neston Library, Wirral CH64 6QE. Kate will be talking about her writing and her books, particularly her new trilogy set in the aftermath of the Great War and her latest Wesley Peterson novel, The Mechanical Devil.

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Crime Writing: Classic to Contemporary with Kate Ellis-Bullock, Martin Edwards and Sarah Ward

June 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lymm Hotel, Whitbarrow Road Lymm WA13 9AQ United Kingdom + Google Map
£10.00

On 28 June 2018 at 8pm, Kate will be taking part in Lymm Festival with Martin Edwards & Sarah Ward. Kate will be talking about her writing and her books, particularly her new trilogy set in the aftermath of the Great War and her latest Wesley Peterson novel, The Mechanical Devil. For more details, please visit - http://www.lymmfestival.org.uk/event/crime-writing-classic-to-contemporary/ 

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May 2019

Crime Mystery Trail

May 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - May 31, 2019 @ 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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Newcastle Noir: Spirits in the Material World

May 4, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Newcastle City Library, Charles Avison Building, 3 New Bridge St W
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AX United Kingdom
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Newcastle Noir is back! A panel discussion about what happens when the crime genre meets ghosts... Featuring authors SJI Holliday, William Ryan and Anna Mazzola, chaired by author Ian Skewis.   Ian Skewis Ian Skewis is the author of bestselling novel A Murder Of Crows. He is also a freelance proofreader, audiobook narrator and public speaker, as well as a chairperson of events. He is a member of SfEP, the CWA and the Society of Authors. For more info please click on…

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Newcastle Noir – Step Back in Time

May 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Newcastle City Library, Charles Avison Building, 3 New Bridge St W
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AX United Kingdom
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£4.00

Talking about the mix of crime and history with Nicola Ford, Lesley Thomson, Oscar de Muriel and Fiona Veitch Smith.   There is no mystery about where the North’s crime fiction fans will soon be heading – Newcastle Noir is back. The hugely popular literary weekend is returning for its sixth year and the event is on the move. Tony said: ”As a North-East based company we are proud to be supporting the fantastic Newcastle Noir. It is not only…

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Friends, Romans, Murderers with Jane Finnis

May 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stamford Bridge Library, Church Road
Stamford Bridge, East Yorkshire Y41 1BP 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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Once Upon A Crime with Jane Finnis

May 13, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bridlington Central Library, 14 King Street
Bridlington, East Yorkshire YO15 2DE United Kingdom
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"Once Upon A Crime" Mystery writer Jane Finnis takes a not-too-solemn look at the murder and mayhem contained in traditional fairy tales. (Think of Red Riding Hood…Hansel and Gretel.) Why do we tell these horror stories to children, and why do children love them? Admission free: the talk is for the library’s regular monthly book group, but everyone is welcome to join them for this event.    

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An Introduction to Crime Fiction – Writing workshop

May 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dr.inks, 3 Coniscliffe Road
Darlington, DL3 7EE 
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£15

Best-selling crime novelist John Dean is to run an Introduction to Crime Fiction creative writing workshop. John, author of 17 novels, including the recently-published Death List, is published by London-based The Book Folks and is the creator of DCI John Blizzard and DCI Jack Harris. The workshop will examine how to: * Create a strong story, including plotting * Create a strong sense of place * Create strong characters * Make the villain real * Grab the reader from the…

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The Meek Shall Inherit the Storyline – Talk

May 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dr.inks, 3 Coniscliffe Road DL3 7EE  + Google Map
£3

Best-selling crime novelist John Dean will give a talk looking at how conflict in the modern age drives crime fiction. John, whose books regularly feature in the best-selling charts on Amazon, is the creator of the DCI John Blizzard and DCI Jack Harris series. The writer, who has had 17 novels published, including the recently-published Death List, is with The Book Folks of London. The event is part of National Crime Reading Month and Darlington Arts Festival. Not suitable for…

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