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Fantastic New Fiction - Debut Author Panel
Sat 29 April 2017, 13:00 – 15:00 BST
Come and meet some of 2017’s most talked about first time authors. Hear them speak about their work and their road to publication, with plenty of opportunities for questions and conversation.
Beth Underdown is author of ‘The Witchfinder’s Sister’, a historical thriller set in the mid-seventeenth century. Based on the life of Matthew Hopkins, the witchfinder who helped to convict over a hundred women. It has been described as ‘Vivid and Terrifying’ by Paula Hawkins, author of ‘The Girl on the Train’.
Nuala Ellwood is the author of ‘My Sister’s Bones’, described as ‘A gripping rollercoaster ride of a thriller’. In it Kate Rafter, a traumatised war reporter just returned from Syria, moves in with her sister following the death of their mother, but she quickly becomes convinced that there is a crime being commited next door…
Nicolas Obregón is the author of ‘Blue Light Yokohama’, a crime novel set in Tokyo where Inspector Kosuke Iwata races against time to capture a brutal killer. ‘Blue Light Yokohama has been described as a ‘twisty, highly entertaining thriller’ and Obregón as ‘a bright, sophisticated new voice in crime fiction’.