Tagged: Val McDermid

Mosse and McDermid among writers penning first new Marple stories for 45 years

Kate Mosse, Val McDermid and Elly Griffiths are among 12 writers penning the first new Miss Marple stories since creator Agatha Christie's final mystery 45 years ago. They... Read more

W F Howes signs McDermid's new series

Independent audiobook publisher W F Howes has landed rights to Val McDermid's new Allie Burns series, releasing the first of five audiobooks this week.... Read more

Sissay, Osman and Slimani to star at hybrid Durham Book Festival

Durham's annual literary festival will be headlined by authors including Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman and Leïla Slimani, as the event pivots to a hybrid model... Read more

Rankin, Mukherjee and McDermid to headline Bloody Scotland Festival

Scottish crime scene heavy weights Ian Rankin (pictured), Abir Mukherjee and Val McDermid are among authors appearing at the Bloody Scotland crime festival, taking place... Read more

Osman and McDermid join Rankin at Theakston Old Peculier festival

Rebus author Ian Rankin will be joined by Richard Osman, Ann Cleeves and Val McDermid at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in July, one... Read more

Val McDermid launches first new series in 20 years

Val McDermid will launch her first new series in almost 20 years with Sphere this summer, inspired by her experience as a young reporter in the 1970s.  ... Read more

Lit fest The Coast is Queer returns in 2021 with Stuart and McDermid

Douglas Stuart, the 2020 Booker Prize winner, is among confirmed speakers for Brighton & Hove’s LGBTQ+ literature festival, The Coast is Queer, returning after its inaugural year in 2019 in digital form from 5th-7th... Read more

Child, Cole and Rankin join online festival in support of food banks

Crime fiction writers, including Lee Child, Martina Cole and Ian Rankin, are participating in an online festival to raise money for the food bank charity Trussel... Read more

McDermid’s How the Dead Speak becomes 2020’s first fiction number one

Val McDermid’s How the Dead Speak (Sphere) has knocked Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) from the UK Official Top 50 number one... Read more

ITV commissions Karen Pirie series based on McDermid's detective

ITV has commissioned a drama series based on Val McDermid’s The Distant Echo (HarperCollins), following Karen Pirie’s cold case investigations and produced by World Productions, the team... Read more

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