Thursday, 14 July 2016

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 21-24 July 2016, Harrogate

There are still some places left for accommodation during Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, details below:

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival


Weekend Break Packages - Almost Sold Out!

We now have extremely limited availability for 2016 Packages!
Release your inner criminal and allow yourself to be completely immersed in the world of crime fiction. Stay in one of our specially selected hotels (subject to availability) right here in the centre of the town where crime writing queen herself, Agatha Christie chose to escape to! Call us on 01423 562303 to book. 

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival  International Superstars! 

There's no need to travel the globe to hear from International Crime Authors and broaden your knowledge of the difference in crime fiction across the globe as the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival brings it all right to your doorstep when you attend the festival! From Murder out of Africa where the panel will discuss how Homicide figures in South Africa are akin to a country at war and where carjacks, organised criminal groups and armed robberies, make it one of the most violent societies on Earth to the our French Noir Panel who have a certain je ne sais quoi, when it comes to the crime genre
France Noir
Saturday 23 July
3.30pm | Tickets: £10
Murder Out of Africa
Saturday 23 July
2pm | Tickets: £10

June's Book of the Month

Michel Bussi is the author of the bestseller , After the Crash. In France he has published eight bestselling thrillers and in 2013 alone, his books sold half a million copies in his native country. He returns with Black Water Lilies which is You're Booked’s Book of the Month for June.

You may also be interested in...

For all the latest news and reviews from the world of crime fiction, thrillers and courtroom dramas, look no further than The Times and Sunday Times Crime Club. Sign up for the monthly Crime Club newsletter and on the last Thursday of the month it will deliver all that’s best in crime writing straight to your inbox. You’ll find provocative, fascinating and highly revealing contributions from some of the world’s greatest crime writers in the Crime Club bulletins: so far the list includes Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Walter Mosley, Donna Leon, John Banville, Jo Nesbo, Linwood Barclay, Yrsa Sigurdardottir and Peter James.

And each month, Crime Club previews the pick of the new books, including many world-class titles in translation, with the opportunity to read a sample chapter. So you can find out more about the writers you love, and discover great new names, when the Crime Club bulletin hits your computer, tablet or phone.  Along with all the best gossip and news from the world of crime and thriller fiction, Crime Club has regular special offers and opportunities to win free books, download free ebooks and sign up for exclusive events where you can meet your favourite writers.
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