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Sunday 7 April 2019

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CrimeFest 9 May 2019
14:40 - 15:30

Talking about Unique Voices and Unreliable Narrators are:

Guy Bolton a screenwriter and novelist based in London. Guy's first novel, The Pictures, was released in 2017 and shortlisted for the CWA New Blood Award for Best Debut Crime Novel. Critics from the Telegraph, The Times and Mail on Sunday listed it as one of the top crime books of that year and it has recently been optioned for film. His second novel The Syndicate was released in October 2018. Website:

Elly Griffiths the author of the best-selling Ruth Galloway mysteries and the Stephens and Mephisto books. The eleventh Ruth book, The Stone Circle, was published in February 2019 and was a Sunday Times bestseller. Elly’s standalone novel, The Stranger Diaries, was The Times Crime Novel of the Year and her first children’s book, A Girl Called Justice, will be published in May 2019. Elly was awarded the CWA Dagger in the Library in 2016

Amanda Robson who worked in medical research before becoming a stay-at-home mother. Now that her sons have fled the nest, she lives in London and Wales, with her dog, cats and lawyer husband. She attended Faber Academys 2011 Writing a Novel course, and writes psychological thrillers full time. Her debut novel Obsession was a #1 ebook bestseller, and her second novel Guilt, a Sunday Times bestseller. Envy was released on the 4th April 2019.

G.B. Williams specialises in complex, fast-paced crime novels. The Locked Trilogy consists of Locked Up, Locked In and recently released Locked Down. Williams’  Last Shakes was shortlisted for the 2014 CWA Margery Allingham Short Story Competition, and is now available in Last Cut Casebook. Current projects include a completed standalone and development of a Welsh police procedural series. As well as crime, G.B. writes steampunk and horror, and is an active member of Crime Cymru. Website:

  Matt Wesolowski
is the participating moderator and is an author from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
He is also an English tutor for young people in care. Matt's debut thriller, Six Stories, was an Amazon bestseller, a WHSmith Fresh Talent pick, and film rights were sold to a major Hollywood studio. A loose prequel Hydra, was published in 2018 and the third in the Six Stories series, Changeling was published in January 2019 and entered the Audible horror charts at number one.

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