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Events 2010
Crime Events At Heffers

Dates for your diary - Launch parties at 6.30pm:

July 9th: Emily Winslow’s debut Cambridge-set mystery features American students Polly and Liv who both fall for the same charming graduate student. Then he disappears. Told through five narrators whose personal obsessions limit what each of them sees, The Whole World is the story of the desperation and malice that take them by surprise while they're all looking elsewhere.

July 12th: Nicola Upson’s Two For Sorrow is the third book in the Josephine Tey & Archie Penrose series after An Expert in Murder and An Angel with Two Faces. In London, 1903, two women are hanged in Holloway Prison for killing babies. More than thirty years later, their crimes resurface with shocking consequences… When Josephine Tey sets out to write a novel about Amelia Sach and Annie Walters, the notorious Finchley baby farmers, she can have little idea that the research for her book will be needed to help solve a modern-day killing.

July 14th: In Alison Bruce's second book of the Cambridge-set DC Gary Goodhew series after Cambridge Blue, all it takes is one small item on the regional news for Kimberly Guyver and Rachel Golinski to know that their checkered past is catching up with them. Within hours, Rachel's home is burning and Kimberly's young son Riley is missing.

Lunchtime Signings – 1.00pm

July 23rd: Jeffery Deaver will be signing copies of the latest Lincoln Rhyme, The Burning Wire.

July 6th: Peter Robinson will be signing copies of the latest Alan Banks, Bad Boy.

Tickets are FREE and available from the cash desk at

Heffers Bookshop, 20 Trinity Street, Cambridge (01223-568568) or by contacting Richard Reynolds on 01223 568532 or by email at literature@heffers.co.uk.

July 15th: Bodies in the Bookshop at 6.00pm: 20th Anniversary

Join us for a glass of wine and make murder your business at our annual crime fiction extravaganza for an evening free from speeches and readings – a great chance to meet both debut and established crime writers including:

The line-up so far: Don Bartlett (Translator of novels by the Norwegian authors K. O. Dahl, Jo Nesbo, Pernille Rygg and Gunnar Staalesen), A. L. Berridge, Richard Blake, Alison Bruce, Armand Cabasson, Charlie Charters, Mary Andrea Clarke, Rory Clements, Barbara Cleverly, Adam Creed, John Curran, Ruth Downie, Ruth Dudley Edwards, JT Ellison, Ann Featherstone, Jason Goodwin, Dolores Gordon-Smith, Eliza Graham, Michael Gregorio, Lucretia Grindle, Elliott Hall, Sophie Hannah, Veronica Heley, Suzette Hill, Matt Hilton, Lis Howell, Seth Hunter, Rebecca Jenkins, Erin Kelly, Jim Kelly, Laurie R. King, Patrick Lennon, Adrian Magson, Rose Melikan, R. N . Morris, Janet Neel, Chris Nickson, Gerard O'Donovan, Christine Poulson, Ann Purser, Philip Purser, Sheila Quigley, Mike Ripley, Imogen Robertson, Leigh Russell, William Ryan, E. V. Seymour, Lynn Shepherd, Stav Sherez, Harry Sidebottom, Roz Southey, Lyndon Stacey, L. C. Tyler, Nicola Upson, Andrew Williams, Emily Winslow and many more.

Tickets, costing £5.00, will be available from the Ground Floor Cash Desk (01223-568568) or by contacting Richard Reynolds on 01223-568532 or by email at literature@heffers.co.uk
April 2010

Sleuths! Torbay Crime Writing Festival: 20th - 24th April
In attendance Simon Brett, Ann Cleeves, Diane Janes, Michael Jecks and Bernard Knight

[ http://www.englishriviera.co.uk/site/events-and-entertainment/sleuths-festival-of-crime-writing ]

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Malice Domestic XXII – April 30-May 2, 2010 -Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Virginia.
Guest of Honour – Parnell Hall, Toastmaster – Rhys Bowen, Lifetime Achivement- Mary Higgins Clark. Fan Guests of Honour – Tom and Marie O’Day

[ http://www.malicedomestic.org/index.html ]

May 2010

Crimefest 2010 - Bristol – May 20th to May 23rd
Featured guest authors- Tonino Benacquista and Colin Dexter, Gala Dinner Toastmaster – Gyles Brandreth

[ http://www.crimefest.com/ ]

June 2010

Crime Fiction Week - 14th to 20th June
The Crime Writers Association will hold a National Crime Fiction Week to celebrate crime writing. During the week, members of the CWA will take part in readings, discussions, readers' group events and workshops all over the country.

[ http://www.crimefictionweek.co.uk/ ]

July 2010

Theakston’s Crime Writing Festival – Harrogate , 22nd to 25th July
Special guests - Christopher Brookmyre, Jeffery Deaver, Joanne Harris, Jeff Lindsay, Val McDermid, Ian Rankin and Karin Slaughter

[ http://www.harrogate-festival.org.uk/crime/ ]

August 2010

St Hilda’s Crime and Mystery Conference 13th to 15th August
Theme : Behind the Mask

Contact - Eileen Roberts:- eileen.roberts@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk or call 44+ 1865 373753

September 2010

Reading Festival of Crime - 16 September to 19 September

[ http://www.readingfestivalofcrimewriting.org.uk/ ]

October 2010

Bouchercon by the Bay – San Francisco 14th October to 17 October 2010
Distinguished Contribution to the genre: Lee Child, International Guest of Honour: Denise Mina, American Guest of Honour: Laurie R King, Toastmaster: Eddie Muller, Fan Guest of Honour: Maddy Van Hertbruggen.

[ http://www.bcon2010.com/ ]

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