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Celtic Noir

Today’s hottest crime writers, Val McDermid and Adrian McKinty will be participating at Celtic Noir in October. Find out more about their events and latest books below.

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An afternoon with John Connolly

John Connolly is author of the Charlie Parker mysteries, The Book of Lost Things, the Samuel Johnson novels for young adults and, with his partner, Jennifer Ridyard, co-author of the Chronicles of the Invaders. John Connolly's debut - Every Dead Thing - introduced the character of Private Investigator Charlie Parker, and swiftly launched him right into the front rank of thriller writers. All his subsequent novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers. He was the winner of the 2016 CWA Short Story Dagger for On the Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier from NIGHT MUSIC: Nocturnes Vol 2.

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Nalini Singh Book Launch and Talk

Join us to celebrate the release of Archangel's War, the latest book in the Guild Hunters series by New York Times bestselling local author Nalini Singh.

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Tammy Robinson at Hamilton Book Month

Come along to Hamilton Book Month and hear Photos of You author Tammy Robinson in the Contemporary Fiction Panel.

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Author Talk: The Little Girl on the Ice Floe by Adélaïde Bon, translated by Ruth Diver

Join us for a celebration of this extraordinary memoir of recovery from childhood sexual assault. A powerful new voice in the #MeToo conversation, The Little Girl on the Ice Floe is an unflinching yet luminous account of the author’s rape at age nine, her long road to recovery, and the trial of the serial rapist twenty years later. A heart-breaking, triumphant true story.

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Celebrating 50 years of Margaret Mahy

'It is in the nature of books, that they have the capacity to make you feel powerful about what you can alter and achieve in your life' - Margaret Mahy

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