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    Apple Store: Meet the Author Event

    Thursday 9 July 2015 | 6:00pm
    Apple Store, Buchanan Street, Glasgow

    Mason Cross appears at the Apple Store to talk about his new book The Samaritan available now on iBooks, and about how technology affects writing in the 21st Century.

    Book your place in the Apple Store app if you have an iOS device, or on the Apple Store Glasgow website from next week.


    BritCrime: Online Crime Writing Festival

    Saturday 11 - Monday 13 July
    The BritCrime Facebook Page 

    Panel: Serial Offenders
    Graeme Cameron, Mason Cross, Emma Kavanagh and Alexandra Sokoloff talk serial killers.
    Saturday 11 July | 6pm - 8pm

    Join a massive lineup of acclaimed British authors for an online crime writing festival:

    Quentin Bates, Jenny Blackhurst, Rebecca Bradley, Graeme Cameron, Tamar Cohen, Mason Cross, Julia Crouch, Eva Dolan, Steven Dunne, Mark Edwards, Chris Ewan, Helen Giltrow, Sarah Hilary, Susi Holliday, Amanda Jennings, Emma Kavanagh, Clare Mackintosh, Alex Marwood, Daniel Pembrey, Joanna Penn, Nick Quantrill, Jane Isaac, Fergus McNeill, Colette McBeth, Ava Marsh, Marnie Riches, Craig Robertson, Mel Sherratt, Alexandra Sokoloff, Helen Smith, C L Taylor, Simon Toyne, Luca Veste, Louise Voss, Sarah Ward

    Q&As, giveaways and more. Details coming soon. Visit the BritCrime website and like the Facebook page for updates.


    The Samaritan: Official Launch

    Wednesday 15 July | 7:00pm
    Waterstones Argyle Street, 174-176 Argyle Street Glasgow G2 8BT

    Join bestselling author Craig Robertson (Random, Witness the Dead) in conversation with Mason Cross for the official launch of his new novel The Samaritan, published by Orion. The Samaritan is the sequel to last year's The Killing Season, and follows mysterious manhunter Carter Blake on an all-new assignment.

    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. Click here to register free.


    Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Friday 21 August | 7:00pm
    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    Living on Adrenalin: Successful civil rights lawyer Steve Cavanagh has penned his first novel, an exhilarating legal thriller. The first of his Eddie Flynn series is a heart-pumping tale of a hustler lawyer whose daughter is kidnapped by the Russian mafia. Mason Cross has followed up his high-octane debut, The Killing Season, with The Samaritan, which sees the return of Carter Blake and his unconventional ways to track down the killer.

    Vote for The Defence by Steve Cavanagh in the First Book Award.

    More details on the Edinburgh Book Festival website. Tickets onsale 23 June.


    Bloody Scotland

    Friday 11 - Sunday 13 September | Stirling

    Panel: Thrillers with Simon Kernick, Tom Wood, Mason Cross and GJ Brown
    Sunday 13 September | 11:45am

    The theme of this event is thrillers, and we’re in good hands as these four get together to discuss their heart stopping writing and explosive plotlines.

    Simon Kernick’s race-against-time novels and novellas have seen him top the crime charts. Mason Cross released The Samaritan in July, the second instalment of the popular series featuring investigator Carter Blake. G.J. Brown’s book Meltdown  is the latest gripping page-turner from this Glasgow author. Tom Wood’s new novel The Darkest Day has seen him described as “the new master of the dark, intricately plotted chase thriller.”

    Expect a lively discussion about how to write fast-paced plots that grab readers and don’t let go until the very end.

    More information and tickets from the Bloody Scotland website.


    Encounters Festival 2015

    Tuesday 20 October | 7pm
    Airdrie Library

    Mason Cross will be appearing as part of Encounters to talk about his books The Killing Season and The Samaritan.

    Tickets will be available when the full programme is launched later this year.