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Saturday, 22 April 2017

Do you Remember these Authors? CrimeFest 18 May

18 May 2017. 17:00 - 17:50

Authors Remembered
Discussing authors that you may have forgotten are:

 Jane Corry on R F Delderfield.

R F Delerfield

Jane Corry is a writer, journalist, and creative writing teacher. After spending three years working as the writer-in-residence at a high-security male prison she was inspired to write her first thriller. This turned into the summer 2016 hit My Husband's Wife.

                    John Lawton on Oliver Bleeck.

Oliver Bleeck

John Lawton was born in 1949 in the USA. He is a producer/director intelevision, and an author of historical/crime/espionage novels set primarily inEngland during World War II and the Cold War. His latest book is TheUnfortunate Englishman

  Sarah Ward on Elizabeth Daly

Elizabeth Daly


Sarah Ward is an online book reviewer whose blog, Crimepieces, reviews the best of current crime fiction published around the world. She is a judge for the Petrona Award for translated Scandinavian crime novels. Sarah lives in rural Derbyshire where her debut novel, In Bitter Chill, published by Faber and Faber, is set. Click on the title to read a review of Sarah's latest book A Deadly Thaw.


Andrew Wilson on Patricia Highsmith

Andrew Wilson     

is an award-winning author and journalist. His first book Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith was shortlisted for the Whitbread biography prize (2003) and won an Edgar Allan Poe award for biography in 2004 and a LAMBDA Literary Award in 2003. His journalism has appeared in a wide range of newspapers and magazines including the Sunday Times, the Observer, the Daily Mail, the Evening Standard, the Independent, Tatler, the Smithsonian and the Washington Post. 

The Participating Moderator is Martin Edwards on
Lionel Davidson.

Martin Edwards was born 7 July1955 at  Knutsford, Cheshire and educated in Northwich and at Balliol College, Oxford University taking a first class honours degree He trained as a solicitor in Leeds and moved to Liverpool on qualifying in 1980. He published his first legal article at the age of 25 and his first book, about legal aspects of buying a business computer at 27, before spending just over 30 years as a partner of a law firm, where he is now a consultant. He is married to Helena with two children (Jonathan and Catherine) and lives in Lymm. A member of the Murder Squad a collective of crime writers, In 2007 he was appointed the Archivist of the Crime Writers Association and in 2011 he was appointed the Archivist of the Detection Club. Martin is the current chair of the Crime Writers’ Association. To read a review of Martin’s epic book The Golden Age of Detection click on the title.

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