Killer Crime Writing
Thu 23 Nov / Quarterhouse
Police procedurals, literary crime, dark ‘cosy crime’…Three distinct styles from three popular crime writers in discussion with Lennox Morrison about their novels and the real-life stories that have inspired them.
Lisa Cutts is a full time police detective as well as the award-winning author of the DC Nina Foster series and the East Rise Incident Room crime novels, which are based on her twenty-one years of policing experience. Her latest book is Mercy Killing.
William Shaw writes the popular Breen and Tozer crime series set in the 1960s; the latest, Sympathy for the Devil was recently published to great acclaim. His novel The Birdwatcher and its forthcoming follow-up, Salt Lane, are set in Dungeness.
Julie Wassmer has been a screenwriter for EastEnders and other television dramas. Her crime novels in the Whitstable Pearl Mystery series combine seafood, murder and a multi-tasking heroine in a captivating coastal setting and have just been optioned for TV.