Tuesday 28 July at 7pm
Our first Virtual Author Event via zoom bringing together crime writers, William Shaw and Olivia Kiernon once again.
Grave’s End the third crime thriller from William Shaw, featuring DS Alexandra Cupidi. The most riveting and atmospheric novel so far, Grave’s End confronts the crisis in housing, environmental politics and the protection given to badgers by the law.
If Looks Could Kill by Olivia Kiernon, is a superior crime thriller filled with fascinating characters and laced with dark wit. The ending was both shocking and satisfying. Superbly plotted,
If you would like to join in contact us by email, facebook or twitter and details of password etc. will be sent to you nearer the time. Our guests will answer submitted questions at the end, Don’t delay . . . . get in touch, from Friday 24th July.
Sunday 17th November – Come and join us with Kieran and Laura, and meet Cheesemonger Ned Palmer at Chinley Cheese shop (the Post Office) with cheese tasting and beer or wine tasting and hear all about his new book on cheese!What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon, more details to follow. Ned’s book will be on sale for the special price of £12.99.This will be a ticketed event as space is limited and will be on sale soon.
We’re very excited to announce the £1
voucher books for
WORLD BOOK DAY 2020
NOTE: We will be at Chapel High School on Friday 6th March during lunchtime 12.20 until 1pm with the books.
See the Younger Readers and Teen and YA pages for details of this year’s books!
Bookshop Day Saturday 5th OctoberPictures from our day. Huge thank you to all our customers who came to have a lucky dip!Saturday 31st August – Stephen Booth book signing and chattinghis new book Drowned Lives inCome and ask him about Cooper & Fry, has he just got fed up with them? Stephen with Roz Watkins and Norah and Anna Bywater’s NanSplit into twelve chapters, marking the months of the year, learn about the aircraft that first flew in that month and important events on each day.
There has been an explosion of new feminist publishing in the last two to three years. Books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Laura Bates, Mary Beard, Laurie Penny, Rebecca Solnit and many others have become bestsellers.
Younger feminists are also discovering feminist classics by writers and activists such as Audre Lorde, whose writing was recently republished in the UK by Silver Press.
Independent bookshops wanted to celebrate these authors but also provide space for discussions and learning.
Crime ‘n Dine Friday 12th April 2019 at 7pm
We are delighted to welcome the return of Olivia Kiernan with her second novel The Killer in Me. After her hugely successful debut, Too Close to Breathe, Olivia has again produced a slick, Dublin based, dynamic-paced thriller with fierce female protagonist DCS Frankie Sheehan.
‘Mesmerizing …….. Clever plot. Brilliant characters.’ Lisa Gardner. ‘Disorderly, dangerous and above all, driven. Frankie Sheehan is the kind of true-to-life protagonist I love!’ William Shaw.
William Shaw is one of the great rising talents in UK crime writing. He has been shortlisted for the CWA Historical Dagger and longlisted for the Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year. William is the author the Breen & Tozer crime series set in sixties London.
As Val McDermid says, ‘If you’re not a fan yet, why not? ‘A superb storyteller’ Peter May.
Author event at Chapel High School with Bali Rai on Tuesday 9th April
Author event at Poynton School with A.J.Hartley on Wednesday 13th March
On Friday 15th March we will be at Kettleshulme St James’ Primary School with World Book Day books and plenty more! Our apologies the event from the 7th March was postponed.
On Friday 8th March we will be at Chapel High School over lunchtime with the WBD books. Thank you Gemma, looking forward to visiting the school again!