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Murders, twists and bloody revenge! Line-up revealed for Boston Crime Book Festival

Expect murders, twists and bloody revenge to take place in a grand 18th century house this summer.

This year’s Boston Crime Book Festival line-up offers some thrilling entertainment.

Set in the picturesque Fydell House, the two-day festival will celebrate the genre with a number of talks, discussions and signings.

Fydell House in Boston. Photo: Google
Fydell House in Boston. Photo: Google

On Saturday, June 8, David Whittle will begin proceedings with Crime and Carry Ons (10am-11am).

David will be giving a talk on the life and works of Edmund Crispin and The Golden Age of Crime.

From 11.30am-12.30pm cosy crime author Helen Golden will read extracts and sign books.

Author Philippa East
Author Philippa East

Authors Nell Pattison, Claire Ladds and Kate High will be in conversation from 1.30pm-2.30pm, and will also be on hand to sign books.

Day one will conclude with author TM Logan giving a talk on psychological thrillers, plus a book signing.

The second day (Sunday, June 9) will begin with Barbara Copperthwaite and Philippa East discussing Bad Women and Toxic Friendships (9.30am-10.30am).

Jack Cartwright will take part in a Q&A session and book signing from 11am to noon while William Hussey will present a talk on Crime Thrillers plus book signing from 1pm-2pm.

The festival will conclude with an illustrated talk on how to write an historical thriller, plus book signing, with Jim Kelly (2.30pm-3.30pm).

Prices for each session vary and tickets are available from www.blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk.

More information is available via www.bostonbookfest.co.uk.

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