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May 2019

Martin Edwards Author Visit

May 28, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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May 2020

Author Event with Bill Rogers

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Leigh Library, Turnpike Centre, Civic Square, Market Street
Leigh, WN7 1EB United Kingdom
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POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Meet Bill Rogers, the Bolton based author who specialises in crime thrillers set in and around Manchester and the North West. He has five books published to date, and two more due out this Autumn. The Cleansing was shortlisted for the LongBarn Books Debut Novel Award, and A Trace of Blood reached the semi-final of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2009.  

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Historical Murder Talk with Marianne Howell

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom
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POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Local Historian and chair of the Lancashire Local History Federation, Marianne Howell, will be visiting Wigan Library to do a talk on the infamous Button Pit Murder that took place in the 19th Century. It is a story of how a family man's ordinary night at work turned into a crime that shocked the community. The national press of the time described the murder of Pit worker James Barton as a 'murder most gross, foul and…

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Author Event with David Jackson

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom
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POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Meet David Jackson, acclaimed author of the crime thriller series featuring New York detective Callum Doyle and his more recent, DS Nathan Cody series which is set in Liverpool. "I was a latecomer to fiction writing, having spent most of my adult life producing academic papers and reports. After some limited success entering short story competitions, I submitted  the first few chapters of a novel to the Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Awards. To my great…

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Author Event with Kate Bendelow

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom
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POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Kate will be giving you an insight into life behind the crime scene tape. Discussing how she became a crime scene investigator, what the job is really like, and how the CSI effect led to her becoming a writer.

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Author Event with Kate Ellis

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend
Wigan, WN1 1NH United Kingdom
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POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. CWA Dagger in the Library winning author Kate Ellis will be hosting this event to talk about her journey into writing, her successful DI Wesley Peterson detective novels, as well as the Albert Lincoln trilogy and the Joe Plantagenet mysteries. Book your place early to avoid disappointment.

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