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Mari Hannah & David Mark: From Facts to Fiction

08/10/2016, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

- £4

Part of our Associated Events Programme; with Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival

This event offers readers the chance to hear two internationally best-selling crime fiction writers in conversation. You will hear how Mari Hannah, a former probation officer, and Carlisle-born, former journalist David Mark, have turned their raw, real-life experiences, combined with skilled plotting and a great eye for character, into best-selling novels. A fantastic opportunity to hear two of the best writers of their genre discussing their work.

Northumberland based scriptwriter and author Mari Hannah won the Polari First Book Prize for her debut The Murder Wall; a Northern Writers’ Award for her second novel Settled Blood; and her work was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library award in 2014. She is currently reader-in-residence for Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Mari Hannah has written five titles featuring DCI Kate Daniels and the series is in development with Stephen Fry’s production company, Sprout Pictures.
Gallows Drop, (Kate Daniels 6) will be published on November 17th. Her dark and tense thriller, The Silent Room, a standalone title featuring Detective Sergeant Matthew Ryan, is released on 6th October in paperbackDavid Mark spent more than 15 years as a journalist, including seven years as a crime reporter with The Yorkshire Post, walking the Hull streets that would later become the setting for his Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy novels. He has written five novels in the series, Dark Winter, Original Skin, Sorrow Bound, Taking Pity & Dead Pretty along with a McAvoy novella available digitally called A Bad Death.

David Mark spent more than 15 years as a journalist, including seven years as a crime reporter with The Yorkshire Post, walking the Hull streets that would later become the setting for his Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy novels. He has written five novels in the series, Dark Winter, Original Skin, Sorrow Bound, Taking Pity & Dead Pretty along with a McAvoy novella available digitally called A Bad Death.

Dark Water, was selected for the Harrogate New Blood panel, as a Richard & Judy pick, and was a Sunday Times bestseller. David was reader in residence for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival between 2013 and 2015. Originally from Carlisle, he now lives in Lincolnshire with his partner, two children and an assortment of animals.

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Date:
08/10/2016
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
£4
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Borderlines: Carlisle Book Festival
Email:
borderlinescarlisle@gmail.com
Website:
www.borderlinescarlisle.co.uk

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Accessibility
Wheelchair Access, Accessible Toilets

Venue

Carlisle Library
11 Globe Lane
Carlisle, CA3 8NX United Kingdom
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Phone:
01228 227310