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SATURDAY 2 JUNE, 10.30am WATERSTONES, MARKET HARBOROUGH
Crime writer Adrian Magson, author of the acclaimed Lucas Rocco series will be signing copies of his books, including Death on the Marais and Death on the Rive Nord, at Waterstones, 9 The Square, Market Harborough, LE16 7 PA. For more information call the bookshop on 0843 290 8489.
Sunday 3 June, 2.30 – 3.30pm HUFFKIN’S TEA ROOMS, Stow-on-the-Wold
Come and meet Rebecca Tope, author of the bestselling Cotswold mystery series including the latest releases Malice in the Cotswolds and Deception in the Cotswolds. She wil be talking about her writing and signing copies of her books at Huffkin’s Tea Rooms, The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1AB. The event is supported by the Borzoi Bookshop and you can ring them for more information on 01451 830268.
Friday 15 June, 11.00am BOOK STOP, TAVISTOCK
Rebecca Tope, author of the bestselling Cotswold mystery series will be celebrating the relaunch of her West Country mysteries (set in Devon), including four new paperbacks Dark Undertakings, A Death to Record, Death of a Friend and A Dirty Death at Book Stop, 3 Market Street, Town Centre, Tavistock PL19 0DA. For more information call the bookshop on 01822 617244. Come and meet the author, enjoy some light refreshments and get your books signed.
Sunday 17 June, 4.45pm BORDERS BOOK FESTIVAL, MELROSE
As part of the Borders Books Festival, three exciting debut novelists Carol Rifka Brunt, Kathleen be MacMahon, and A&B author Susan Wooldridge will speaking about their books which cover themes that really matter: family, friendship, love, life and death. Susan will be talking about her award-winning The Hidden Dance, a beautifully and tenderly written story about a young woman escaping the brutality of a failed marriage. The event takes place in the Lochmarron Marquee, Harmony Garden, St Mary’s Road, Melrose, TD6 9LJ. Tickets are £9, £7 (Concession). For more information and too book tickets visit the festival website.
Author and activist Rosa Guy has died. Her acclaimed debut novel Bird at My Window was published by Margaret Busby at A&B in 1985 and Margaret’s friendship with the author lasted until Rosa’s death earlier this month. Her obituary appeared in The Guardian on 17 June 2012 and you can read it here.
Margaret Busby, Louise Meriwether and Rosa Guy in 1994.
Saturday 23 June, 2.00pm – 5.00pm IDEA STORE, WHITECHAPEL
Come and enjoy an evening with historical authors including Sangeeta Bhargava, who will be reading from her novel The World Beyond, Shahida Rahman, Nick Robins and Dr Georgie Wemyss, at the Idea Store, 321 Whitechapel Road London E1 1BU. The event will include Indian dancing! And the authors will also be signing copies of their books. For more information call the Idea Store on 020 7364 4332.
Tuesday 26 June, 5.00pm ST JOHN’S WOOD LIBRARY, LONDON
Come and meet husband-and-wife crime duo Edward Marston and Judith Cutler who will be comparing writing historical and modern crime fiction in their highly entertaining talk Murder Ancient and Modern. They will also be taking questions from the audience and signing copies of their books, all at St John’s Wood Library, 20 Circus Road, London NW8 6PD. For more information call the library on 0207641 1300.