Advance booking is advisable and all events may be subject to change. See library staff to make a booking or email or contact Ruth Walton with any enquiries.

Kathleen McKay and Shelley Day

Cullercoats Library, St George’s Road, Cullercoats, North Shields, NE30 3JY
Tuesday 25 April, 7.30pm

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.

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.

Naomi Booth and Phaedra Patrick

Monkseaton Library, Woodleigh Road, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, NE25 8ET
Tuesday 20 June, 5.30pm

Meet the author of The Lost Art of Sinking, a dark comedy about Esther and her dangerous new obsession. Esther finds herself compelled to find different ways to pass out, but the further she pushes the boundaries, the harder it becomes to hold herself back.

Meet the author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, the moving story of a widower who makes a discovery that challenges everything he knows about his late wife. Learning about his wife’s secrets sends Arthur on a journey and leads him to finding out more about himself.