Saturday 26 October: Cambridge Festival Of Ideas. Reading and Writing Historical Fiction. Historical fiction event with authors Emma Flint, Syd Moore and Antonia Senior (Mick Finlay chairing) at Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge. Free tickets – booking opens Sept 23rd.

Past events

Thursday, March 28: Historical Crime Panel in Penarth Pier Pavilion, Wales arranged by Griffin Books. I’ll be in conversation along with Alis Hawkins and Katherine Stansfield. Location to be confirmed. Tickets here.

Friday May 10th, 11.20 am: I’m giving a 20 minute talk on ‘Cruel and Unusual Victorian Crimes’ at Bristol CrimeFest.

Thursday May 21st: An evening crime fiction event in Brooks Bookshop, Pinner . I’ll be in conversation about all things crime fiction with Leigh Russell, John Nightingale and L.C. Tyler. Tickets available in shop or reserve by emailing

Monday June 3rd, 12.30pm: I’ll be appearing with Katherine Stansfield at a lunchtime event in the Cardiff Libraries Crime and Coffee Festival. Cardiff Central Library Hub. Tickets here.

Saturday June 8: Heffers’ Murder Will Out Crime Festival in Emmanuel College, Cambridge. ‘…. a murderously good day of panel discussions, book signings – and answering those author questions you’ve been just dying to ask.’ Featuring: Fiona Barton, Simon Brett, Julia Chapman, Rory Clements, Mick Finlay, Lucy Foley, Elly Griffiths, Mick Herron, Lisa Jewell, Gytha Lodge, Alex Michaelides, Anthony Quinn, William Shaw, Laura Shepherd-Robinson and L C Tyler. I’ll be on the ‘Big Smoke’ London-themed panel with Mick Herron, Anthony Quinn and a soon-to-be-announced moderator. Book tickets here.