National Crime Reading Month


South-east England (inc. London) & East Anglia

Event Type:Panel
Event Organiser:Chalfont St Peter Community Library
Other Links: https://www.facebook.com/p/Chalfont-St-Peter-Community-Library-100069083720508/
Ticket Price:£7

Chalfont St Peter Community Library
9, High Street
Chalfont St Peter

Venue accessibility:

Fully wheelchair accessible.

This quarter’s event features sees crime, espionage and true crime writers Denise Beddows, Joanna Wallace, Louise Burfitt-Dons, Dan Malakin and JA Marley talking to readers at Chalfont St Peter Library, Buckinghamshire. Tickets £7 on sale at the library with some admissions on the door on the day. All proceeds go to the library.

Denise Beddows writes award-winning crime/espionage fiction and true crime, her latest book ‘The Forgotten Forty-Four: Victims & Survivors of America’s First Serial Sex Killer’ was shortlisted and awarded a ‘highly commended at the 2024 True Crime Awards.

Joanna Wallace’s book ‘You’d Look Better as a Ghost’ won the 2023 Crime Fiction Lovers’ Best Debut Crime Novel Award and has been optioned for TV, and Joana was shortlisted for the Best Crime Author of the Year Award. Her new book ‘The Dead Friend Project’ is available soon.

Louise Burfitt-Dons drew on her experience of growing up in Kuwait for the background to her best-selling espionage thriller ‘Our Man in Kuwait’. She is author also of ‘The Missing Activist’, ‘The Killing of the Cherrywood MP’ and ‘The Secret War’. 

Dan Malakin, author of ‘The Regret and ‘The Box’, and twice shortlisted for The Bridport Prize, introduces his latest book ‘The Wreckage of Us’, described as ‘suspenseful, thrilling and perfectly crafted’ and ‘a masterful study of the art of manipulation’.

JA Marley, John, who runs his own successful TV production company, pens the best-selling Danny Felix series of crime thrillers including ‘London Interrupted’ and ‘The Unholy Hours’.

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