ITEM: Lunch at the Bloomsbury Hotel, London, with 5 Bonnier Zaffre authors!
DETAILS: Join crime writers Sam Blake, Alex Caan, Simon Booker and James Hazel plus the irrepressible Ayisha Malik at the Bloomsbury hotel for an almost criminal lunch!
BIOS: Sam Blake is the best selling author of Little Bones and In Deep Water. Sam Blake is a pseudonym for Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin, Ireland’s leading literary scout, the founder of The Inkwell Group publishing consultancy and the Irish national writing resources website Writing.ie.
Alex Caan has spent over a decade working in Information Systems Security for a number of government organisations, and is currently specialising in Terrorism Studies. After completing an MA in Creative Writing, his debut Cut to the Bone, which became a Kindle Number 1 bestseller. He was also picked as an Amazon Rising Star for 2016, and chosen as a Sainsbury’s best of summer reads along with being WH Smith’s Everyone’s Talking About book of the week. First To Die, the sequel to Cut to the Bone, will be released in Spring 2018.
Ayisha Malik is author of the critically acclaimed, Sofia Khan is not Obliged, and The Other Half of Happiness, 2016 WHSmith Fresh Talent Pick and ghost writer for Nadiya Hussain.
James Hazel is a former lawyer turned writer whose debut novel, The Mayfly, was published in June 2017 and represents the first in a series featuring protagonist Charlie Priest, a London lawyer hired by a wealthy businessman to investigate the murder of his son.
Simon Booker is an author and screenwriter with many credits in primetime drama on BBC1 and ITV. He’s written original thrillers such as The Stepfather for ITV1, penned BBC1 adaptations such as Just William, and worked on long-running series including The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Holby City and The Mrs Bradley Mysteries. Without Trace is the first in a series of psychological thrillers featuring Morgan Vine, a single mother and journalist who specialises in miscarriages of justice.
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