A Guide to 2018 Events

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please note these events have been organised by Orion Publishing

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Thursday 19 July

AN INFUSION OF FRESH BLOOD:

Afternoon Tea For Festival Newcomers

First time at Harrogate? Crime writers Mari Hannah & Stephanie Marland share tips for having a fun-packed weekend.

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Friday 20 July

CREATIVE WRITING KICKSTART

10.30 – 11.30am

Following last year’s sell-out workshop, author Isabel Ashdown returns with another exclusive crime writing class. No  experience needed!

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MEET THE SILENT PATIENT

2.30 – 3.30pm

Bag your limited edition free copy of THE SILENT PATIENT – the most anticipated thriller of 2019 – and get it signed by author Alex Michaelides.

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THE BOOK CLUB PRESENTS: NEW TALENT

4.30 – 5.30pm

The Book Club’s Tracy Fenton introduces four of the most exciting debut authors of 2018: Niki Mackay, Clare Empson, Elle Croft & Emma Rowley.

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THIRTEEN: LIVE!

6.00 -7.30pm

To celebrate Steve Cavanagh’s rip-roaring thriller THIRTEEN, join us for a live jury selection featuring some very special crime writing guests . . .

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Saturday 21 July

TWO CRIME WRITERS AND A MICROPHONE PRESENTS: THE HUNGOVER GAMESHOW

10.00am – 12.00pm

Crime writers put their obscure true crime knowledge to the test, with quizmasters Steve Cavanagh & Luca Veste, and some very special guests . . .

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WHICH WITCH ARE YOU?

3.00 – 4.00pm

Enter the world of Sharon Bolton’s spellbinding novel THE CRAFTSMAN with an interactive event hosted by YouTube star Harmony Nice

Harmony Nice is a twenty-something YouTuber and Instagram star helping to bring a greater interest and understanding of Wicca to a modern, diverse audience. She became interested in Witchcraft and Wicca at the age of 14 after discovering that her great grandmother, Hilda, was a witch. Three years later she started her Youtube channel to communicate with other practitioners, educate newcomers and generate discussion. She appeared on the BBC documentary ‘Britain’s Young Witches’ in 2017.

 

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SERIAL OFFENDERS PANEL

4.30 – 5.30pm

Marnie Riches interviews Mason Cross, Rob Sinclair, Daniel Cole & Emma Kavanagh about their ongoing crime series.

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AN EVENING WITH: LINWOOD BARCLAY

6.30 – 7.15pm

Hear Linwood Barclay talk in his most intimate event of the year – and have a drink on us!

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