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.
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!