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
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 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
Canongate will publish an anthology offering “a new future from an astonishing array of Scottish voices” created by crime author Val McDermid and geographer Jo Sharp.... Read more
Author Ben Holden will host a new podcast which celebrates libraries and indie bookshops, and aims to campaign against library cuts, with Jacqueline Wilson, Melvyn... Read more
More than 50 crime authors and members of the Detection Club, including Ian Rankin, Mick Herron and Val McDermid, will contribute to a HarperCollins-published title... Read more
Val McDermid has revealed her choice for the 10 most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today, with a list including Fiona Mozley and... Read more
A list of 50 great thrillers by women, chosen by authors such as Sophie Hannah and Val McDermid, has been published by the Guardian following criticism of a Sunday... Read more
The Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers will play at Glastonbury, in what lead singer Val McDermid described as “a bit like a fairy story”.
Val McDermid, Belinda Bauer and Stuart Turton are among the 18 authors on this year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel longlist.