Past Events

The reopening of Timperley Library, March 2022








Celebrating 21 years of Murder Squad and the release of our new anthology MANY DEADLY RETURNS in a zoom event with Barbara Peters at The Poisoned Pen. Catch it on FB  on YouTube or podcast.

Bay Tales Live #3Two Authors Chat – Ann Cleeves and Cath Staincliffe in conversation. Recorded  Wednesday Feb 17th 2021 7:30 pm.

Tracy Talks To Mark Billingham, Cath Staincliffe and Amanda Jennings. Recorded Wednesday Feb 24th 2021 8.00 pm.


Murder Squad Weekend @The Word


 Huddersfield Literature Festival in conversation with Ann Cleeves (photo thanks to Jonathan Jacob)

Having fun at Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2018

At Mansfield Library with book reviewer Lu-Ellen of Lu’s Reviews

At Tottington Library, Bury.

At Bloody Scotland – with a whole slew of crime writers.


Altrincham wordfest

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Wordfest16 at Altrincham Library talking about Half The World Away


Peter May and Cath at Coffin Road launch

Interviewing Peter May at Waterstones Deansgate.



Launch of The Starlings and Other Stories by Murder Squad and Accomplices edited by Ann Cleeves.

Waterstones Wrexham.


Morality of Murder panel

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate 2015

 The Morality of Murder panel with Nicci French, Belinda Bauer,  Jonathan Freedland and Wiley Cash.


Sarah Hilary wins the TOPCrime Novel of the Year 2015

Sarah Hilary wins the TOPCrime 2015 novel of the year


All images © 2014-2015 - Robert Aarts Photography - All rights reserved

Special Guest at the KRO Detective Premiere Screening in the Tuschinski Theatre Amsterdam June 2015 Photo © Robert Aarts



Murder Squad at Carlisle Crime Writing Weekend June 2015


Holywell 15

Signing books at Holywell Library for World Book Day 2015


City Library Bradford 14

At Bradford City Library 1st Anniversary celebration.  With their book tree.