Sunday October 13th. 7.00pm at St Mark's Church Hall
Contemporary crime is a bold and unrelenting genre so we are most delighted to have an expert panel guide us through their stories of a nation’s murky criminal underbelly and from where exactly they derive their inspiration.
Mark Billingham is sadly no longer able to attend.
Matt Baylis. Matt is a novelist, screenwriter and journalist.
A former storyliner on EastEnders, he also adapted Catrin Collier’s 1930’s-set novel Hearts of Gold for the screen that was broadcast on BBC 1 in 2003.
The author of two comic novels, Stranger than Fulham and The Last Ealing Comedy he has been the television critic for the Daily Express since September 2005 and has also written on television and other subjects for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, Independent on Sunday and Daily Mail.
His third novel, the fantastic A Death At the Palace is a crime thriller set in Wood Green and the surrounding area. It was published earlier this year, and is the first in the Rex Tracey series.
Louise Millar, Louise is the author of Accidents Happen and The Playdate, psychological thrillers published by Pan Macmillan.
Before turning to fiction, she spent 20 years working in magazines and newspapers, starting as a freelance sub-editor on entertainment titles such as the NME, Kerrang!, Empire and Smash Hits, before crossing over into women’s magazines and becoming a senior commissioning editor at Marie Claire. In 2006, she left Marie Claire to start a business writing ‘ordinary people’s memoirs – appearing on BBC’s The One Show to promote it – while writing freelance features for Psychologies, the Observer, the Guardian, Stella (the Telegraph), Stylist and Marie Claire, and starting work on The Playdate.
She's currently writing her third psychological thriller, Taken Away, which will be published in 2014.
All the author's books will be available to buy at the event and also throughout the festival and they will be happy to sign copies of these for you.
Tickets cost £3 and are available HERE