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EVENTS & TALKS
 

If you'd like me to speak at your writing / literature festival or to your group, please click here to contact me.

Wednesday 6 March 2024  

Private event
A talk on my northeast historical novels including my new book, The Toffee Factory Girls and my Scarborough cosy crimes 

Saturday 16 March 2024 at 11am

EAST RIDING FESTIVAL OF WORDS 
North Bridlington Library

'Coastal Crime' panel talk on my Seaview Hotel cosy crimes, set in Scarborough. 
I'll be with crime author Kate Evans, chaired by writer Nick Quantrill
Book your ticket here

Saturday 16 March 2024 at 2pm

Book signing and meet and greet
The Book Nook Bookshop, 44 High St, Old Town, Bridlington
Come and say hello! I'll be signing my Seaview Hotel cosy crimes, set in Scarborough. 

Thursday 21 March 2024 from 1pm to 3pm
Private event

A talk on my northeast historical novels including my new book, The Toffee Factory Girls and my Scarborough cosy crimes 

Saturday 23 March 2024 from 10am to 3pm
ARTS CENTRE, WASHINGTON

Spring Fayre
Website

 

Wednesday 27 March 2024 at 10.30am
PELTON LIBRARY
A talk about my historical novels for Women's History Month

Tuesday 16 April 2024 at 7.30pm

THE CUMBERLAND HOTEL, SCARBOROUGH
Private Event for Re-Engage Charity
Website

Monday 29 April 2024 at 2pm

BOLDON & CLEADON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
A talk on my northeast historical novels including my new book, The Toffee Factory Girls and my Scarborough cosy crimes 
Please note entry is £5 and all proceeds support the library, payable at the door
Library website

Saturday 18 May 2024 - all day

SUNDERLAND HISTORY FAIR 2024
Bethany Church (Bede Tower), Sunderland
I've been invited to give the opening speech and official welcome

Full details here

Wednesday 22 May 2024 at 10.30am
PELTON LIBRARY
A talk on my new historical novel, The Toffee Factory Girls for Local and Community History Month

Saturday 25 May 2024 - 11am to 4pm

BOOK LAUNCH for THE TOFFEE FACTORY GIRLS
The Lambton Arms pub, Front Street, Chester-le-Street

Featherbed Books will join me to sell my books and I'll happily sign them
Prize draw, Free goodies and a Heritage Exhibition by Chester-le-Street-Heritage Group
FREE, All welcome!
More details coming soon

Saturday June 1 2024 from 12 noon to 2pm
SUNDERLAND WATERSTONES

Book signing - my new historical novel, The Toffee Factory Girls

 

Monday June 3 2024 at 11 am
CHESTER-LE-STREET LIBRARY
A talk on my new historical novel, The Toffee Factory Girls

 

Tuesday June 4 2024 at 2pm
BIRTLEY LIBRARY
A talk on my new historical novel, The Toffee Factory Girls

Monday June 10 2024 at 2pm
CROSSING THE TEES BOOK FESTIVAL
Venue tbc

A talk on my Scarborough cosy crimes and my northeast historical novels including my new book, The Toffee Factory Girls
Website

Saturday June 15 2024 from 11am
SUMMER FAYRE
Saint Paul's Church, Ryhope

Monday 8 July 2024  

Private event
A talk on my northeast historical novels including my new book The Toffee Factory Girls and my Scarborough cosy crimes 

 

Wednesday 31 July 2024 at 11.00
WHEATLEY HILL HISTORY CLUB
Author talk
"Writing historical fiction set in the pit village of Ryhope in 1919"
Venue: Wheatley House, Woodland Avenue, Wheatley Hill, County Durham
Website

Sunday 22 September 2024 at 7.30pm
RICHMOND BOOK FESTIVAL

A cosy crime panel talk about my Scarborough cosy crimes with crime author Tom Mead

Website
 

Saturday 5 October 2024
Private event

A talk on my northeast historical novels including my new book The Toffee Factory Girls and my Scarborough cosy crimes 

December 4 - 7 2024
Newcastle Noir

10 year anniversary

Crime Writing Festival
Full details to be announced

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