Online and telephone bookings have now closed. Tickets will be available to buy from the on-site Box Office at the Old Swan Hotel from 3pm Thursday 21 July subject to availability.
Historical crime fiction has never been more popular, and authors of the genre have found great success mining the rich seam of history to plunder scandalous liaisons, murders, and revolutions to help shape their work.
Ambrose Parry’s extraordinary series set in Victorian Edinburgh is a masterpiece and the latest, Corruption of Blood, is no exception; Set in Bombay in 1950, Vaseem Khan’s gripping The Dying Day plays out in a changing India and an era of darkness. Robbie Morrison’s award-winning Edge of the Grave is an irresistible trip to the gangland underworld of 1930s Glasgow; Black Drop, the stunning debut by Leonora Nattrass is set in 1794 with revolution in the air and the gallows only one slip away. Historical master Abir Mukherjee takes charge.