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May 2019

WHSmith Cardiff: Leslie Scase and G B Williams

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
WHSmiths Cardiff, 83-85 Queen Street
Cardiff, CF10 2NX
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Rounding off the Saturdays in Crime Reading Month, WHSmiths in Cardiff will host another two Crime Cymru authors: Leslie Scase, whose first historical crime novel, Fortuna’s Deadly Shadow is just out, and G B Williams, author of the hard-boiled Locked series, including the latest, Locked Down.

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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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Alis Hawkins Indie Bookshop Tour: Mumbles

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cover To Cover, 58 Newton Road
Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4BQ United Kingdom
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Cover to Cover in Mumbles, Swansea:  Alis Hawkins is celebrating National Crime Reading Month and the publication of  In Two Minds, the second in her Teifi Valley Coroner historical crime series by visiting all of Wales’s independent bookshops.   Harry Probert-Lloyd, a young barrister forced home from London by encroaching blindness, has begun work as the acting coroner of Teifi Valley with solicitor's clerk John Davies as his assistant. When a faceless body is found on an isolated beach, Harry…

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Alis Hawkins Indie Bookshop Tour: Haverfordwest

May 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Victoria Bookshop, 6 Bridge St Haverfordwest SA61 2AD United Kingdom + Google Map

Victoria Bookshop, Haverfordwest:  Alis Hawkins is celebrating National Crime Reading Month and the publication of  In Two Minds, the second in her Teifi Valley Coroner historical crime series by visiting all of Wales’s independent bookshops.   Harry Probert-Lloyd, a young barrister forced home from London by encroaching blindness, has begun work as the acting coroner of Teifi Valley with solicitor's clerk John Davies as his assistant. When a faceless body is found on an isolated beach, Harry must lead the…

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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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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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Alis Hawkins’ Indie Bookshop Tour: Narberth

May 29 @ 7:30 pm
Chapter One Bookshop, Narberth Museum, he Bonded Stores, Church Street
Narberth, Pembrokeshire SA67 7BH United Kingdom
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Alis be at Chapter One bookshop in Narberth Museum talking to readers over wine and nibbles about why I chose to set my historical crime series in the Teifi Valley and giving sneak previews of In Two Minds.   Harry Probert-Lloyd, a young barrister forced home from London by encroaching blindness, has begun work as the acting coroner of Teifi Valley with solicitor's clerk John Davies as his assistant. When a faceless body is found on an isolated beach, Harry…

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Alis Hawkins’ Indie Bookshop Tour: St David’s Bookshop

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
St Davids Bookshop, 5A The Pebbles
St Davids, Haverfordwest SA62 6RD United Kingdom
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St David’s Bookshop, St David’s, Pembrokeshire Britain’s smallest bookshop:  Alis Hawkins is celebrating National Crime Reading Month and the publication of  In Two Minds, the second in her Teifi Valley Coroner historical crime series by visiting all of Wales’s independent bookshops.   Harry Probert-Lloyd, a young barrister forced home from London by encroaching blindness, has begun work as the acting coroner of Teifi Valley with solicitor's clerk John Davies as his assistant. When a faceless body is found on an isolated…

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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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