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Special Edition BritCrime Festival Exclusive Material

In partnership with our creative collaborators

Opening Ceremony


Video featuring BritCrime authors, friends, family and pets preparing for the BritCrime Festival

The Book Trail


Behind the scenes with maps, photos and more for books by BritCrime authors.

Joined Up Writing


Special edition interviews:
Preview | Helen Smith
Interview | MJ McGrath

Talking Books UK


Paul Finch, Marnie Riches, Anthony Schumacher & Helen Smith talk about books & writing with host Luca Veste



Martyn Waites, Helen Smith, C L Taylor and Alex Marwood with host Simon Toyne. Presented by HarperCollinsUK/BookD

Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 July 2015
Live Q&As and discussions between participating authors

More details about the books featured here: Saturday Panels | Sunday Panels

Serial Killer Thrillers

Rebecca Bradley | Shallow Waters
Steven Dunne | A Killing Moon
Jane Isaac | Before It’s Too Late
Craig Robertson | Random

This Is Personal...

Steve Cavanagh | The Defence
Paul Finch | Hunted
Mel Sherratt | Only the Brave

Proceed with Caution

Eva Dolan | Tell No Tales
Sarah Hilary | No Other Darkness
Fergus McNeill | Cut Out

Serial Offenders

Graeme Cameron | Normal
Mason Cross | The Samaritan
Emma Kavanagh | Hidden
Alex Sokoloff | Huntress Moon

Trust No One

Mark Edwards | Follow You Home
Chris Ewan | Dark Tides
CL Taylor | The Lie
Louise Voss| The Venus Trap

The Past Won't Stay Buried

Jenny Blackhurst | How I Lost You
SJI Holliday | Black Wood
Colette McBeth | Life I Left Behind
Clare Mackintosh | I Let You Go

Crime in the City

Michael Malone| Beyond the Rage
Alex Marwood | Killer Next Door
Nick Quantrill | The Crooked Beat
Luca Veste | Blood Stream

Skeletons in the Closet

Tammy Cohen | First One Missing
Julia Crouch | The Long Fall
Amanda Jennings | The Judas Scar
Sarah Ward | In Bitter Chill

Foreign Bodies

Quentin Bates | Summerchill
MJ McGrath | The Bone Seeker
K T Medina | White Crocodile
Daniel Pembrey | Harbour Master

Femmes Fatales

Helen Giltrow | The Distance
Ava Marsh | Untouchable
Marnie Riches | The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die

Monday 13 July 2015
Highlights and Heroes | What's Next for BritCrime?




A report from ThrillerFest in New York from JF Penn and Simon Toyne.

Looking Ahead


A look ahead to Harrogate, Bloody Scotland and Bouchercon by Sarah Hilary, Anya Lipska and Alex Marwood.



Panel highlights prepared by BritCrime Festival's Assistant Producers Stephanie Cox and Charlotte Sabin.

Thank you


Thank you for joining us from BritCrime Festival organiser Helen Smith

What's next?


We are planning a Christmas party & another festival next summer. Both will be free, online and open to readers around the world. Don't miss out on your invitation.