Established writers such as Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall Smith and Lin Anderson will be joined by Pointless host Richard Osman at a crime-writing festival in Scotland later this year.
Filming is under way on a new drama set in Dundee that stars Line of Duty’s Martin Compston – but hang on before you head out star-spotting.
Veteran writer Val McDermid is among authors whose work has been shortlisted for the Crime Novel Of The Year.
A new crime drama from the mind of Fife writer Val McDermid will be set in and filmed in Dundee starring Line of Duty’s Martin Compston.
Author Belinda Bauer – whose novel Snap was longlisted for the Booker prize – is in the running for another award after securing a nod for a top crime-writing prize.
American author James Patterson will make his first visit to the Theakston Old Peculier crime writing festival later this year, it has been announced.
Man Booker Prize judge Val McDermid has said age is irrelevant, as the youngest shortlisted author was announced.
Author Val McDermid is in the running for a top crime-writing prize for one of her recent novels.
Crime writer Val McDermid has paid tribute to “pioneering” author Sue Grafton, who has died aged 77.
Writers JK Rowling and Val McDermid hinted which Strictly Come Dancing contestant has their hearts as they Tweeted their support for Susan Calman’s Wonder Woman performance.