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May 2019

The Secrets of Successful Crime Writing with Pauline Rowson

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fareham LIbrary, Osborn Road
Fareham, PO16 7EN
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Acclaimed Crime Author Pauline Rowson is the author of nineteen crime novels set against the backdrop of the sea on the South Coast of England. Fourteen of these feature the rugged and flawed Portsmouth copper, Inspector Andy Horton with Dead Passage, number fourteen in the series, published in October 2018. Three of her mystery thrillers feature former Royal Marine Commando, Art Marvik, now working as an undercover investigator for the UK's National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS) and Pauline has also written…

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Sandra Prior – The Kingmaker

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wanstead Library, Spratt Hall Road London E11 2RQ United Kingdom + Google Map

The Kingmaker is the fifth book in the series by crime writer Sandra Prior, following Dangerous, Diamond Geezer, Mickey’s War and Mickey's Revenge. With Mickey ‘Dangerous’ Taylor gone, his son Tommy is the new boss of the East End and he’s taking the gangland by storm, leaving his mark as the impeccably dressed, take-noshit boss he’s always dreamt of being. With new ventures around every corner, a new bird every day of the week and unlimited booze and blow, Tommy…

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Book Signing with Alice Castle

May 18 @ 11:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
91 Court Lane, Dulwich SE22 9ET United Kingdom + Google Map

18-19th May, Dulwich Open House Festival 11am -5pm Alice Castle will be selling and signing copies of Death in Dulwich, The Girl in the Gallery, Calamity in Camberwell, Homicide in Herne Hill and Revenge on the Rye. Books are £8 each.   Before turning to a life of crime, Alice Castle was a UK newspaper journalist for The Daily Express, The Times and The Daily Telegraph. Her first book, Hot Chocolate, was a European best-seller which sold out in two weeks.…

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Barbara Nadel – Displaced and Incorruptible

May 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Forum Southend, Elmer Square
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1NS United Kingdom
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Displaced Irving Levy is a man with few roots and, now that he is terminally ill, is anxious to find anyone to whom he can leave his considerable property. When he learns that there may be more to the disappearance of his younger sister, who disappeared when she was a baby, he engages the services of Hakim and Arnold to investigate. Unwittingly in mortal danger, the private detectives and Levy enter the world of Barking Park Fair and the secrets…

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Toni Mount : Author Talk & Book Launch

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gravesend Library, WindmillStreet
Gravesend, Kent DA12 1BE United Kingdom
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Join Toni Mount on 22nd May at Gravesend Library, Kent to launch the new murder mystery The Colour of Lies.   Toni will be talking about her writing career, writing non-fiction history books,and medieval murder mysteries, the story so far in the Sebastian Foxley series and readings from previous novels and the new book.   It is late summer and London is all a-bustle for St Bartholomew’s Fayre, with merchants arriving from faraway lands. When an old friend returns with…

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The Never Game: An evening with Jeffery Deaver

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Heffers Bookshop, 20 Trinity Street
Cambridge, CB2 1TY
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Number one bestselling author Jeffery Deaver returns with a stunning new thriller – the first in an exciting series featuring enigmatic investigator Colter Shaw. Join Jeffery at Heffers, as he talks to Mel McGrath about THE NEVER GAME and life as 'the best psychological thriller writer around'. This is one of just three UK events for Deaver’s new book so don’t miss it! £7 advance tickets

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Take Three Crime Writers: Julie Wassmer, William Shaw and Lisa Cutts

May 22 @ 6:30 pm
Waterstones Canterbury, 6 - 8 Rose Lane Canterbury CT1 2SJ United Kingdom + Google Map

Wassmer, an Eastenders writer for 20 years, now has a huge following with her crime series. In MurderFest, Pearl Nolan investigates the murder of a famous author at an Arts Festival. Val Mc Dermid says of Shaw’s atmospheric Kent mysteries ‘if you’re not a fan yet, why not?’, and for Peter May he is simply ‘a superb storyteller’. Deadland is a gripping report from Kent’s neglected badlands. Lisa Cutts, a full-time police detective, has used her twenty-three years of policing to write the DC Nina…

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Psychological Thrillers with Barbara Copperthwaite

May 25 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Coronation Hall, 16 Halfleet
Market Deeping, Peterborough PE6 8DB United Kingdom
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£5.00

Hosted by Deepings Literary Festival With Lincolnshire's Fens at the heart of her psychological thriller writing Barbara Copperthwaite knows just how dangerous our location can be! Come and find out more...   Barbara Copperhwaite is the Amazon, Kobo and USA Today bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including The Perfect Friend, The Darkest Lies and Flowers For The Dead. Discover how her childhood in the Lincolnshire Fens, real crimes, and her former life as a journalist have influenced of her writing!   The…

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Sandra Prior – The Kingmaker

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canning Town Library, 18 Barking Road London E16 1EH United Kingdom + Google Map

The Kingmaker is the fifth book in the series by crime writer Sandra Prior, following Dangerous, Diamond Geezer, Mickey’s War and Mickey's Revenge. With Mickey ‘Dangerous’ Taylor gone, his son Tommy is the new boss of the East End and he’s taking the gangland by storm, leaving his mark as the impeccably dressed, take-noshit boss he’s always dreamt of being. With new ventures around every corner, a new bird every day of the week and unlimited booze and blow, Tommy…

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Kimberley Chambers – The Sting

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Lord Denman, 270-272 Heathway Dagenham RM10 8QS United Kingdom + Google Map

Best friends Tommy Boyle and Scratch always had each other’s backs. Dragged up in care, and cruelly betrayed by everyone they trusted, they made a pact to fight their way out of the gutter – together. Old loyalties die hard on the streets of London. Tommy throws his lot in with the notorious Darling family – even if it means leaving Scratch to the wolves. She’s destined for a different path, reinventing herself as copper Kim Regan. Now they’re on…

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