Love Crime Novels? Love This

Date Released - 22/10/2018

WHODUNIT? Tameside Libraries have. If you love reading crime novels, you’re in for a treat with the Mini Crime Fest lined up for November.

Three top authors are coming to the borough to discuss their work as well as psychologist Dr David A Holmes and crime fiction reviewer Dr Jennifer Palmer.

Tuesday, November 6 – Patricia Dixon

Patricia Dixon, author of “Over My Shoulder” and “They Don’t Know, Patricia” was born and bred in Droylsden. She’ll be discussing her work and what goes into excellent crime writing.

Stalybridge Library, Trinity Street - 1.30 to 3pm.

Tuesday, November 13 – Most Evil

Psychologist Dr David A Holmes gives a glimpse into true evil and the rare individuals who live there. He’ll be examining what drives them to inflict such horrors.

Dukinfield Library, Concord Way - 6.30 to 7.30pm

Friday, November 16 - Why was it the Body in the Library?

A body in the library has become a cliché but violence occurring in such a quiet place feels wrong. Reviewer Dr Jennifer Palmer explains how the cliché developed.

Mossley Library, George Lawton Hall - 11am to 12.15pm.

Tuesday, November 20 – Kate Ellis

Kate Ellis, an entertaining and engaging speaker, has sold more than half a million books. Her latest Wesley Peterson title is “The Mechanical Devil”.

Tameside Central Library, Old Street, Ashton - 6 to 7.30pm.

 Tuesday, November 27 – Stephen Booth

Award-winning novelist Stephen Booth is the author of 18 books in the best-selling Cooper and Fry series, set in the Peak District. His most recent title is “Fall Down Dead”.

Droylsden Library, Manchester Road - 1.30 to 3pm.

To book a free place at any of the talks, call 0161 342 2031, pop in at the relevant library or visit

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