Crime and Thrillers Panel 2016

17th September at Lift Youth Hub, 45 White Lion Street, nr Angel Tube, Islington N1 9PW 

Watch the panel here:

Sadly, Leye Adenle missed the panel. Catriona Troth caught up with him here.

 Third Panel, starting at 15:00
Leye Adenle is a Nigerian writer who has also appeared on stage in plays including Ola Rotimi’s Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again. Leye is named after his grandfather who was also a writer, Oba Adeleye Adenle I, a former king of Oshogbo in South West Nigeria.

Easy Motion Tourist, his first novel, is published by Cassava Republic Press (2016).

He currently lives in London.
Review on BookMuse UK
Adam Croft is a British author, principally of crime fiction, best known for the Kempston Hardwick mysteries and Knight & Culverhouse thrillers as well as his 2015 worldwide bestselling psychological thriller, Her Last Tomorrow, which became one of the biggest selling books of the year with over 150,000 copies sold in the first five months.

His books have sold more than half a million copies around the world, and in 2016 he was featured by The Guardian as one of the biggest selling authors of the year, and regularly takes part in discussions and panels on publishing and the future of books.

Review of Adam's first novel, Exit Stage Left, on BookMuse UK
Kate Hamer grew up in Pembrokeshire. She did a Creative Writing MA at Aberystwyth University and the Curtis Brown Creative novel-writing course.
She won the Rhys Davies short story award in 2011 and her winning story was read out on Radio 4. She has recently been awarded a Literature Wales bursary. She lives in Cardiff with her husband and two children.
Her debut novel, The Girl in the Red Coat, was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.

Review on BookMuse UK

Chris Longmuir is an award winning novelist. She is best known for her Dundee Crime Series, featuring DS Bill Murphy. Night Watcher, the first book in the series, won the SAW (Scottish Association of Writers) Pitlochry Award, and the sequel, Dead Wood, won the Dundee International Book Prize, as well as the Pitlochry Award. Missing Believed Dead is the third book in the series.

The Crime and Trillers panel will be chaired by Ben Cameron. Ben is the Founder and Managing Director of Cameron Publicity and Marketing. He has over 20 years experience in book publishing, promotion and sales with both traditional publishers and self-published authors. Ben is also a well-regarded speaker and writer on publishing and contributes to The Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook, Writing Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Self-publishing Magazine and others.

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