Events

  • Thu
    02
    Mar
    2017
    7:00 pmElmbank Ave, Kilmarnock KA1 3BU

    Celebrate World Book Day in the company of author Mason Cross. Mason will discuss his latest book in the Carter Blake series – The Time To Kill.

    The first book, The Killing Season, was longlisted for the 2015 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year award, The second book, The Samaritan, was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club for Spring 2016.

    "A superior example of the chase thriller" – Morning Star

    "The chapters are short, the prose is punchy and fast moving making this a proper page turner which maintains a furious pace without draining the reader." – Crime Fiction Lover.

    Tickets £5 from the event website.

  • Sun
    12
    Mar
    2017
    1:15 pmGlasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3NY

    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. In that time Ian's books have been translated into 36 languages and are bestsellers on several continents. He is the recipient of four CWA Dagger Awards and in 2004, won America's celebrated Edgar Award. He is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Hull and Edinburgh and received the OBE for services to literature. Ian will be in conversation with fellow crime writer Mason Cross about how the character and book s have changed over the years culminating in the latest Rather Be the Devil a tale of twisted power, deep-rooted corruption and bitter rivalries.

    Tickets £10, available from the Aye Write website

  • Mon
    20
    Mar
    2017
    7:00 pm44 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AG
    Mason Cross will be appearing at Orkney Library's Crime Reading Group to talk about writing and his novels The Killing Season, The Samaritan, The Time to Kill and his latest, Don't Look For Me.
    Contact the library on 01856 873166 for more details.
  • Wed
    12
    Apr
    2017
    1:30 pmEast Kilbride Central Library, 40 The Olympia, Town Centre, East Kilbride, G74 1PG
    Mason Cross will be appearing at East Kilbride Central Library to talk about writing and his novels The Killing Season, The Samaritan, The Time to Kill and his latest, Don't Look For Me. There will be a talk, a Q&A and a signing.
    Contact the library on 01355 220046 for tickets.
  • Thu
    20
    Apr
    2017
    7:00 pmWaterstones Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8BT

    Join Deanston Award shortlisted author Neil Broadfoot (Falling Fast, All the Devils) in conversation with Mason Cross for the official launch of his new novel Don't Look For Me, published by Orion Books.

    Don't Look For Me sees manhunter Carter Blake on the trail of an old ghost from his past, in an adventure that will take him from the bright lights of Vegas to the Arizona desert.

    There will be a reading, a Q&A and a signing. More importantly, there will be free wine. The event is free and all are welcome. You can register with Eventbrite to let us know you're coming.

  • Tue
    25
    Apr
    2017
    2:00 pmCambuslang Library, 27 Main St, Cambuslang, Glasgow G72 7EX
    Mason Cross will be appearing at Cambuslang Library to talk about writing and his novels The Killing Season, The Samaritan, The Time to Kill and his latest, Don't Look For Me. There will be a talk, a Q&A and a signing.
    Free event - contact the library on 0141 584 2530 for more details.
  • Thu
    11
    May
    2017
    7:00 pm175 High St, Kirkcaldy KY1 1JA

    Mason Cross will be appearing at Waterstones Kirkcaldy 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 01592 263755 for details.

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017
    10:10 amBristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TA

    Stefan Ahnhem, Hugh Fraser, Ragnar Jonasson and Melanie Raabe join participating Moderator: Mason Cross to discuss the mavericks of crime fiction.

    See the CrimeFest website for more details.

  • Wed
    14
    Jun
    2017
    7:00 pmCentre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD

    Mason Cross will be talking about his novels at this monthly networking social for writers, publishers, booksellers, librarians, readers - anyone interested in books.

    For more details, see www.weegiewednesday.org

  • Fri
    21
    Jul
    2017
    5:00 pmRoom 166, Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, HG1 2SR

    Steve Cavanagh and Luca Veste play 'Two Truths and a Lie' with top crime writers A.K. Benedict, Elle Croft, Mason Cross, Julie Cohen and Isabel Ashdown for their popular podcast Two Crime Writers and a Microphone.

    Watch live from The Incident Room studio!

    Click here to book tickets [SOLD OUT]

  • Fri
    04
    Aug
    2017
    7:30 pmPrint Point, 24-26 W Princes St, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9AF

    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.

  • Sun
    06
    Aug
    2017
    12:30 pmRothesay Library, Stuart St, Isle of Bute PA20 0BX

    Steph Broadbribb and Mason Cross discuss writing thrillers set stateside as part of the Bute Noir festival.

    More details and tickets at the festival website.

  • Sat
    19
    Aug
    2017
    2:00 pm12 George St, Oban PA34 5SB

    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.

  • Thu
    24
    Aug
    2017
    6:00 pmBlackwells Bookshop, 53 - 62 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1YS

    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

  • Sat
    09
    Sep
    2017
    5:30 pmBloody Scotland, Stirling

    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.

  • Wed
    13
    Sep
    2017
    6:30 pmWilliam Patrick Library, 2-4 W High St, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow G66 1AD

    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

  • Fri
    03
    Nov
    2017
    Sun
    05
    Nov
    2017
    Grantown-on Spey

    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

     

  • Tue
    28
    Nov
    2017
    7:00 pm122 High Street, Dunblane, FK15 0ER
    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.
  • Thu
    30
    Nov
    2017
    2:00 pmClydeview Shopping Centre, 1A Glasgow Rd, Blantyre, G72 0QD
    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.
  • Mon
    04
    Dec
    2017
    6:30 pmCity University, College Building, A130, St John Street, London, EC1V 4PB

    Our event this month is a real holiday treat! Not only do we have a cracking panel- Louise Jensen, Chris Whitaker, Susi Holliday, Mel McGrath, moderated by the lovely Claire McGowan, but wine will be graciously sponsored by No Exit Press.

    As an extra festive bonus, some of the finest crime fiction authors in the WORLD are going to pitch their cherished dream projects to you, the audience. A panel of experts, with savage wit and repartee, will be there to add commentary, but YOU decide who the winner is! There will be tears, laughter and possibly dinosaur detectives.

    This part of the event will be crafted under the careful and caring gaze of MC Howard Linskey, Rod Reynolds, Abir Mukherjee, Cass Green, Leye Adenle, Susi Holliday, Derek Farrell, Lisa Cutts, Chris Whitaker, Mason Cross, Neil White and James Carol as they vie for the ultimate prize: the coveted title of First Monday Pitch an Audience Champion 2017.

    Book free tickets here