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Grantown-on Spey CrimeFest 2017

Now in its fifth year, The Wee CrimeFest’ features fun and informal events with the participation of established crime writers. As well as panels and discussions, there will be a murder mystery play ‘Murder at the Knickerage’, ‘Coffee, Cake and Crime’ and ‘Crime and Dine’. The scale is small and the atmosphere intimate.

 

Tickets from The Bookmark, 34 High Street, Grantown-on-Spey
or at the door (except ‘Crime and Dine’ which must be booked in advance due to limited numbers

For more information, see the Facebook page

 

Blantyre Library

As part of Book Week Scotland, Mason Cross will be appearing at Blantyre Library to talk about writing and his novels. There will be a talk, a Q&A and a signing.
Contact the library on 01698 823808 for ticket details.

Dunblane Library

As part of Book Week Scotland, Mason Cross will be appearing at Dunblane Library to talk about writing and his novels. There will be a talk, a Q&A and a signing.
Contact the library on 01786 823125 for ticket details.

Kirkintilloch Crime Reading Group

The William Patrick Library Crime Reading Group are delighted to have Mason Cross, author of the Carter Blake series, join them in discussion. All are very welcome at this special event.

Book your free place online or by calling 0141 777 3143

Writers at the Fringe

Now in its tenth year, Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe brings you once again the best in Scottish writing.
Every Thursday during the Festival we invite a selection of Scottish performers to give us a taste of their work.

New and unpublished works of literary art stands alongside established novelists, from folk music to contemporary fiction and all that is found in between.

Thursday 24th August
Sara Sheridan
Peter Ross
Natalie Fergie
Daniel Shand
Mason Cross

The event is free, click here to book your ticket

For more information or if you would like a signed copy of any of the books because you can’t make it to the event, please contact Ann Landmann on 0131 622 8222 or ann.landmann@blackwell.co.uk

Bloody Scotland – From Tinseltown to Sin City

Get your kicks on Route 66 with the bestselling authors of two American-based novels that take us on a thrill ride from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.

Chris Carter’s number one chart topper The Caller is set in LA and is the eighth to feature his unstoppable detective Robert Hunter. Don’t Look For Me, the fourth in Mason Cross’s brilliant Carter Blake series, sees Blake up against a hitman in and around America’s gambling capital.

Tickets from the festival website.

Bute Noir – Americana

Steve Cavanagh and Mason Cross talk to SJI Holliday about writing American thrillers as part of the Bute Noir festival.

More details and tickets at the festival website.

Waterstones Oban

Mason Cross will be appearing at Waterstones Oban to read from and sign copies of his new book Don’t Look For Me, the fourth in the Carter Blake series.

Contact the store on 01631 571455 for details.