CrimeFest Sunday 12 May 2019
10:40 - 11:30
How Far Will You Push Your Characters?
Caroline England who is a former divorce and professional
indemnity lawyer. In addition to her short story collection, Watching
Horsepats Feed the Roses, Caroline has had stories and poems published in a
variety of literary publications and anthologies. Her debut novel, Beneath
the Skin, was published by Avon HarperCollins in October 2017. Her second
novel, My Husband’s Lies, followed in May 2018. Her new novel, Betray
Her, will be published by Piatkus in March 2019.
Charlie Gallagher who has been a serving UK police officer for
ten years. During that time he has had many roles, starting as a front-line
response officer, then a member of a specialist tactical team and is currently
a detective investigating serious offences. Charlie is the author of four
Lanthorne police procedurals. His new series features DS Maddie Ives.
Kate Rhodes the bestselling author of the Hell Bay series, set in the Isles of Scilly,
which has been optioned for television. Her acclaimed Alice Quentin series
features a forensic psychologist, employed by London’s Metropolitan police. She
has had many lives as a English teacher, an usherette and a cocktail waitress.
Gunnar Staalesen who is from Bergen, Norway. His PI Varg Veum series is published
in twenty-four countries, has sold over four million copies, and has spawned
twelve film adaptations. He has won three Golden Pistols, including the Prize
of Honour. He won the Petrona Prize 2017 for Where Roses Never Die. Wolves at the Door (2019, translated by Don
Bartlett), the fifth book in the series published by Orenda Books, his tenth in