Portsmouth MysteryFest- Saturday June 2nd – Central Library Portsmouth


Great Value – Whole Day Event 10.15 to 17.00. Up to 14 speakers. £15 all day ticket, includes a cream tea lunch.

Come along to a fun and informative day exploring crime fiction and fact with crime fiction authors, academics, and experts from the University of Portsmouth.

Your ticket includes:

1. Contemporary crime fiction panel with authors Judith Cranswick, Jeff Dowson, Christine Hammacott, Leigh Russell, Peter Tickler and Carol Westron

2. A talk on forensics by Paul Smith and Colin White (University of Portsmouth)

3. Four shorter talks:

  • Agatha Christie- Stranger than death – Gaynor Baker (University of Bath Spa)
  • Not much like the Gentle Touch! – Dot Marshall-Gent
  • Murder and moving car parks in Oxford – Peter Tickler
  • Writing a bestselling series – Leigh Russell

4. Mystery History Panel – The past is a foreign country with authors Barbara Nadel, Leigh Russell, William Shaw, Nicola Slade, Linda Stratmann and Carol Westron.

A Fun Crime Fiction Quiz with bestselling books for prizes. There will also be the chance to buy books and have them signed by the authors.

Tickets from any Portsmouth City Library or by calling The Hayling Island Bookshop on 02392 466 620