Wednesday 29th, Wordpool, Blackpool. Mystery & Illusion, the art of the crime writer. Stanley Park Cafe, 6pm – 9pm.
Elly Griffiths hosts a panel of renowned crime writers: Sharon Bolton, Alex Marwood and Denise Mina for a ‘magical evening of writing revelations and criminal disclosures.’ Ticket price includes entertainment from the fabulous Bookshop Band, author signings, book discounts at Joan’s Popup Bookshop, quiz, raffle, complimentary cocktail on arrival and a selection of criminally delicious canapes. There will be prizes! Dress to sparkle after dark.
Thursday 20th, UK release of DEAD WOMAN WALKING.
To be one of the first to get your hands on Sharon’s tenth thriller and maybe win a proof copy, register your interest here.
Friday 28th, Chipping Norton Literary Festival, The Theatre, 8pm – 9pm.
Sharon will be “In Conversation” with her good friend, and Sunday Times bestseller, Clare Mackintosh.
Saturday 29th, Chipping Norton Literary Festival, Crime Writing Workshop, St Mary’s Parish Rooms, 1.30pm – 3pm.
Writing thrillers and crime fiction can often involve blurring lines of fact and fiction, but how much research does a brilliant crime novel need? Sharon Bolton, critically-acclaimed author of Daisy in Chains and new thriller Little Black Lies, is known for her twisty turny plots, her atmospheric descriptions and her almost unbearable suspense. She is looking forward to passing on a few tricks of the trade.
Thursday 18th, 19.30, David’s Bookshop, Letchworth, Herts.
Saturday 20th, 17.00 – 17.50. Crimefest, Bristol
Wednesday 28th, Wordfest, Urmston.
Saturday 19th, St Hilda’s Crime and Mystery Conference, Oxford, 2pm – 3pm.
With her good friend and fellow crime writer, Belinda Bauer, Sharon will be talking about whether research trips are entirely necessary to authenticate crime novels. Belinda’s view is that they are, Sharon’s, not so much…
Tuesday 5th September, DEAD WOMAN WALKING launched in the US.