St Hilda’s College Crime Fiction Weekend

Friday, 16 August - Sunday, 18 August
12:00 am

Tea on the lawn. Whodunnit in the dining hall. Murder in the lecture room. 

Join me and a whole roster of outstanding crime writers for a weekend conference exploring Changemakers: the writers who have transformed the genre.

Based at St Hilda’s College in Oxford, this unique event features a series of talks given by crime writers, on a single theme, that then broadens into a wider dialogue between speakers and audience.

Participation also includes a riverside drinks reception, the PD James Conference Dinner and ‘whodunnit’, book signings, goodie bags and prizes.

Speakers include Lin Anderson, Nicci French, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Will Dean, Sarah Hilary, Val McDermid and Andrew Taylor, with special guest, Denise Mina.

Tickets available from St Hilda’s College.

A Three Day Weekend Pass to all events is an early bird rate of £190 if booked before March 31st. Meals and drinks receptions can be added as optional extras, for an additional fee.

A student ticket to all events is £100, not including meals or drinks.

Single day tickets from £75 – £210, including meals and drinks.

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019

Monday, 19 August
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Really delighted that I will be appearing at my local, and the world’s greatest, book festival this August.

I will be talking about my new novel, The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing alongside Norwegian novelist and godfather of Nordic Noir, Kjell Ola Dahl who will be discussing his latest, The Courier.

Come along to hear us discuss the power of long dead secrets.

We will be appearing in the Spiegeltent in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.

Tickets £12.00 (£10.00) from or on 0345 373 5888.

The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing – Glasgow launch

Tuesday, 10 September
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join me for the Glasgow launch of, The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing.

Hosted by Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, this will be a fabulous evening of chat, readings and Q&A as we explore the world of my new novel.

Come along and enjoy a drink at the top floor bar, purchase a copy of the book and get it signed.

The event is free, but please reserve a place online or on 0141 332 9105

Waterstones, 153-157 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EW

The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing – Edinburgh Launch

Thursday, 12 September
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join me for the Edinburgh launch of my second novel, The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing.

Hosted by the award winning, Golden Hare Books, in partnership with Pan Macmillan and the Royal Scots Club, this promises to be a fantastic evening.

Enter through the beautiful art deco doors of the Royal Scots Club in Edinburgh’s New Town to be immersed in the world and characters of my new book.

There will be complimentary drinks and a chance to browse the WW1 memorabilia of this wonderful institution, before readings, Q&A and a chance to purchase a book and get your copy signed.

Tickets are £3 early-bird/£5 standard, redeemable off a copy of the book if purchased on the night.

The Royal Scots Club, 29-31 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh.


Bloody Scotland 2019

Saturday, 21 September
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thrilled to be appearing once again at Scotland’s International Crime Writing Festival to talk about, The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing.

I’ll be joined by novelists, Anna Mazzola and Sandra Ireland to discuss and dissect all things historical mystery.

Tickets available from Bloody Scotland.