The full line-up for the Puffin Festival of Big Dreams has now been announced! I’ll be holding my workshop on Saturday the 13th June – and if you tune in that day, you’ll also get the chance to meet REAL LIVE PUFFINS! (Though not in my event, sadly … I wish!)… Read more
I’m delighted to announce that I’m going to be part of the Puffin Festival of Big Dreams, which will take place next month to celebrate my publisher Puffin’s 80th birthday!
The line-up is incredible, and I’m so proud to be part of it. Watch out for more information soon – I can tell you that my event will be a live create-a-mystery, and I’m excited to get fans all around the world involved!… Read more
Hello Detectives! This isn’t exactly the update I was hoping to post, but here we are! As you know, the Coronavirus is messing up everyone’s schedules. Because of it, I’ve decided to stop doing events for the forseeable future – this video explains why, what I’m going to be doing while I’m at home, and why social distancing makes us all heroes.… Read more
I’ve moved house, I’ve handed in the next draft of MMU9 and my book recommendation videos are back! This month I’m talking about …
– Nothing Ever Happens Here by Sarah Hagger-Holt (8+)
– Slay by Brittney Morris (12+)
– An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (13+)
– One Of Us is Next by Karen McManus (12+)
I’m off on tour for The Case of the Drowned Pearl next week, but I’ll be back later in March for more updates!… Read more
Yesterday was my last signing event of 2019 – and it was a wonderful way to say goodbye to what’s been the most fantastic year for me. I visited Blackwell’s Oxford Westgate branch to celebrate Top Marks for Murder winning Blackwell’s Children’s Book of the Year 2019.
I met fans, I signed lots of copies of my books and I was even presented with a framed certificate to commemorate my win!… Read more
Detectives, there are just TWO more chances to meet me and get your Murder Most Unladylike books signed in 2019.
On Saturday 7th December I’ll be at Round Table Books in Brixton Village, London. This is a slightly unusual event for me, as I’ll be there for the shop’s normal business hours (approximately 10am-6pm – but please do call ahead to check if you’re coming from a long way away, as they sometimes close a little early).… Read more
My last few 2019 events are up now! Here’s where I’ll be over the next few months …
Saturday 23rd November, 10am, Waterstones Yarm: I’ll be visiting Waterstones Yarm for the book club at 10am, followed by a signing at 11am. At the book club I’ll be talking about all of my books and creating a mystery with book club members, and at the signing I’ll be happy to sign both new copies and your old favourites.… Read more
I’ve been hearing a lot from wonderful Irish and Northern Irish fans who hope I’ll come to visit them – so many that I decided to do something about it! I’m delighted to be able to say that I’ll be visiting Belfast on the 19th of October and Dublin on the 20th of October – more details are below.… Read more
Last weekend I visited two cities, Birmingham and London, and held two fantastic Top Marks for Murder signings. Thank you to everyone who came along, and especially to booksellers Jamie-Lee and Sue for organising the events!With a fan at Foyles Birmingham With two fans at Waterstones Finchley Road, London With a fan in London – who brought me two beautiful Hazel and Daisy models she’d made herself!
It was so wonderful to meet so many brilliant readers, and to hear your stories about what the books mean to you.… Read more
I’m back from the most wonderful weekend at the Edinburgh Book Festival! I spoke at two sold-out events, including one with my crime-writing pal Sharna Jackson, and held a wonderful Fringe signing with independent bookshop of the year Golden Hare Books.
Below are some of my favourite photos from the weekend – thank you so much to the festival, for having me back this year, and to everyone who came along to meet me!… Read more