Advance booking is advisable and all events may be subject to change. See library staff to make a booking or email Julia Slater with any queries.

Shelley Day

Lanchester Library, Newbiggin Lane, Lanchester, DH7 ONT
Monday 22 May, 2.15pm

Meet the author of The Confession of Stella Moon, an unconventional crime novel that takes us back to the late 1970s. Released from prison, a killer returns to her former home and finds she must confront the ghosts of the past if she’s to restart her life.

Deborah Andrews

Durham Clayport Library, 8 Millennium Place, Durham City, DH1 1WA
Tuesday 30 May, 3pm

Meet the author of Walking the Lights, the story of Maddie, a young actor with a difficult past who is figuring her way through life. The novel brings to life the Britain of the 1990s, where people lived on the margins of society while others prospered.

Kathleen McKay

Chester-le-Street Library, 4 Station Road, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 3BP
Monday 5 June, 11am

Meet the author of Hard Wired, a gripping crime story set in 1990s Newcastle. Charlie works in the local bail hostel where she expects the worst of everyone. When her friend’s son is found dead, she is dragged into the hunt for the murderer.

John Donoghue

Spennymoor Library, 24 Cheapside, Spennymoor, DL16 6DJ
Thursday 8 June, 11am

Meet the author of The Death’s Head Chess Club, a fascinating and hugely thought-provoking novel that explores the unusual relationship between a Jewish prisoner and SS officer formed over the chessboard in the horrors of Auschwitz.