Crime in Glasgow at Aye Write Book Festival Sunday 19th March Event Picks

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CL Taylor & Sarah Pinborough – Gripping Psychological Thrillers
19th Mar 2017  •  3:00PM – 4:00PM  •  Mitchell Library
CL Taylor and Sarah Pinborough will be reading from and discussing their gripping psychological thrillers.

Michelle Birkby & Mick Finlay – Sherlock-ish
19th Mar 2017  •  4:45PM – 5:45PM  •  Mitchell Library
For those of us who have enjoyed the contemporary re-imagining of Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes on TV here are two novels that take place in Sherlock’s world but with imaginative twists!

Chris Morgan Jones & Mick Herron – Our Kind of Spies
19th Mar 2017  •  6:30PM – 7:30PM  •  Mitchell Library
In the wake of recent Le Carre adaptations of The Night Manager and Our Kind of Traitor, British espionage fiction is enjoying a bit of a renaissance. Here, we bring together two of the best writers in the genre.

For more information about these events and to book tickets go to the website at http://www.ayewrite.com/pages/default.aspx

Crime in Glasgow at Aye Write Book Festival Saturday 18th March Event Picks

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Diana Bretherick & ES Thomson – Ripping Victorian Yarns
18th Mar 2017  •  3:00PM – 4:00PM  •  Mitchell Library
Victorian Edinburgh and London provide the setting for these ripping gothic tales.

Frank Gardner – Crisis
18th Mar 2017  •  3:00PM – 4:00PM  •  Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Frank Gardner OBE is currently the BBC’s Security Correspondent. Well known for his reporting from all over the world, he has recently turned his hand to thriller writing.

Mark Billingham – Die of Shame
18th Mar 2017  •  4:45PM – 5:45PM  •  Mitchell Library
Die of Shame is the spectacular new book from number one bestseller Mark Billingham – author of Time of Death and In the Dark, both soon to be major BBC series.

Val McDermid – Out of Bounds
18th Mar 2017  •  6:30PM – 7:30PM  •  Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
We are so excited to be welcoming the legendary queen of crime back to Aye Write! with her latest novel Out of Bounds.

Craig Robertson & Stav Sherez – Online Crime
18th Mar 2017  •  8:15PM – 9:15PM  •  Mitchell Library
The internet is constantly providing new opportunities for crime, and the parameters of what is possible are explored in these two topical crime novels.

For more information about these events and to book tickets go to the website at http://www.ayewrite.com/pages/default.aspx

Crime in Glasgow at Aye Write Book Festival Wedensday 15th March and Friday 17th March Event Picks



Cathi Unsworth & Martin Cathcart Froden – London Noir15th Mar 2017  •  6:30PM – 7:30PM  •  Mitchell Library 

London in the 1920s and 1940s provides the setting for these two delicious servings of Noir,
Alex Gray, Douglas Skelton & Les Wood – The Dear Gritty Place
17th Mar 2017  •  7:45PM – 8:45PM  •  Mitchell Library 

Three top notch crime writers whose books are set in our fair city – Alex Gray, Douglas Skelton and Les Wood

For more information about these events and to book tickets go to the website at http://www.ayewrite.com/Pages/default.aspx 

Crime in Glasgow at Aye Write Book Festival Saturday 11th March  and Sunday 12th March Event Picks 


Roslund & Hellstrom, Kati Hiekkapelto, Antti Tuomainen – Award-winning Scandi Crime11th Mar 2017  •  6:30PM – 7:30PM  •  Mitchell Library 

This session will bring some of the best award-winning Scandi crime writers to Aye Write! – Roslund and Hellström, Kati Hiekkapelto and Antti Tuomainen.
Steph Broadribb, SJI Holliday & Russel Mclean – 3 Slices of Crime

11th Mar 2017  •  8:15PM – 9:15PM  •  Mitchell Library 

This crime event brings together one of the founders of Bloody Scotland, Two of the infamous Slice Girls and the host of Noir at the Bar!
Ian Rankin – 30 Years of Rebus

12th Mar 2017  •  1:15PM – 2:15PM  •  Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 

2017 marks the thirtieth anniversary of one of crime fiction’s greatest characters, John Rebus, created by one of the world’s leading crime writers, Ian Rankin.
MC Beaton – Death of a Ghost.

12th Mar 2017  •  3:00PM – 4:00PM  •  Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 

Join MC Beaton as she talks about Hamish MacBeth and her phenomenal career with novelist and screenwriter Chris Dolan
Denise Mina – The Long Drop

12th Mar 2017  •  6:30PM – 7:30PM  •  Mitchell Library 

The Long Drop is an extraordinarily unsettling, evocative and compelling novel based on the infamous case of Peter Manuel.
Doug Johnstone, Louise Beech & Michael Malone – Gripping Thrillers

12th Mar 2017  •  8:15PM – 9:15PM  •  Mitchell Library 

Three top notch crime writers discussing their emotionally gripping new thrillers.

For more information about these events and to book tickets go to the website at http://www.ayewrite.com/Pages/default.aspx

Crime in Glasgow at Aye Write Book Festival Thursday 9th March to Friday 10th March Event Picks


Christopher Brookmyre Introduces…Daniel Cole and Helen Fields

9th Mar 2017  •  6:00PM – 7:00PM  •  Mitchell Library 

Chris Brookmyre introduces two addictive new crime writers, Daniel Cole and Helen Fields.

Craig Russell, Dreda Say Mitchell & Rod Reynolds – Decades of Crime

9th Mar 2017  •  7:45PM – 9:45PM  •  Mitchell Library 

Visit 1950s Glasgow, 1940s Arkansas and 1970s London in the latest novels from these cracking crime writers!

Vaseem Khan & Abir Mukherjee – The Jewel in the Crime

10th Mar 2017  •  6:00PM – 7:00PM  •  Mitchell Library 

This session brings together two young crime writers, Vaseem Khan and Abir Mukherjee who have chosen India as the setting for their novels.
Tom Gash & Neil Woods – The Truth About Crime

10th Mar 2017  •  7:45PM – 8:45PM  •  Mitchell Library 

Interweaving conversations and stories of crime with findings from the latest research,the latest books by Tom Gash and Neil Woods make fascinating reading.
Ann Cleeves and Lin Anderson – The Darkness of Orkney and Shetland

10th Mar 2017  •  7:45PM – 8:45PM  •  Mitchell Library 

Crime writers Ann Cleeves and Lin Anderson will be discussing their latest novels.

For more information about these events and to book tickets go to the website at http://www.ayewrite.com/Pages/default.aspx