It's a crime! (Or a mystery…)

London, 18 Feb 2013, free historical crime event with…

… Andrew Williams, Mike Ripley and Robert Ryan at Victoria Library, SW1, 18:00.

January 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kensal Rise library stripped in night of books and Twain plaque

From the Guardian. This, dear readers, is a moment of utmost shame.  How have we arrived at this juncture to display such a loss of respect for our heritage and … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

British Library – European Literature Night

Wed 16 May 2012, 18:30 – 20:30, at the British Library it’s European Literature Night.  Authors include: AUSTRIA’s Paulus Hochgatterer; DENMARK’s Pia Juul; FRANCE’s Laurent Binet; GERMANY’s Ludwig Steinherr; HUNGARY’s … Continue reading

May 9, 2012

CWA Dagger in the Library 2012 Longlist

Many congratulations to these fine authors. Belinda Bauer Simon Beckett S.J. Bolton Frances Brody Gordon Ferris Elena Forbes Nicci French Elly Griffiths John Harvey Susan Hill Shona MacLean Peter May … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · 3 Comments

Cowbridge Book Festival

Coming up in May, we have the Cowbridge Book Festival.  There’s a Crime Night on May 16 with three crime authors: M. R. Hall; Belinda Bauer; Martin O’Brien.  But that’s … Continue reading

April 12, 2012

Festival of Crime Writing Events – Libraries in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

It’s kicking off tomorrow folks!  Here’s the page to find the booking details. And here’s the schedule: Meet Peter James – Wednesday 22 February, Maidenhead Library, 7.30pm.  Tickets £5/£4 with … Continue reading

February 21, 2012

Thrillers vs romance. Thrillers = new winner.

From today’s Daily Mail: Crime stories and thrillers have killed off romantic novels as the most-borrowed genre of book in Britain’s libraries, research has shown. But, as usual, we can … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

M R Hall Event at Newport Libraries, Gwent

She may be ‘… a bit obsessed and a bit difficult, but she doesn’t give in…’ – so who is she? It’s great to see authors out and about doing … Continue reading

April 17, 2011