Bay Tales Live #3

Two Authors Chat…

Ann Cleeves and Cath Staincliffe

Wednesday Feb 17th 19:30 UK time

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves is the author behind ITV’s Vera and BBC One’s Shetland. She has written over twenty-five novels, and is the creator of detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez – characters loved both on screen and in print. Both series are international bestsellers. In 2006 Ann was awarded the Duncan Lawrie Dagger (CWA Gold Dagger) for Best Crime Novel, for Raven Black, the first book in her Shetland series. In 2012 she was inducted into the CWA Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame.

Cath Staincliffe is the author of the Sal Kilkenny private eye stories and creator and scriptwriter of Blue Murder, ITV’s hit detective drama starring Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis. She also writes the Scott & Bailey books, based on the much loved ITV1 police series. Her standalone titles, psychological fiction, explore the lives of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary events.


Our regular Bay Tale Live sections:

  • What’s New in the World of Crime and Mystery Publishing for March
  • Mystery Author Reading
  • Guest Author Book Review
  • Quizzes and Competitions
  • Print to Screen: Movie Adaptation of the Month
  • And much more!


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