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A Night of Crime: Will Dean and Joseph Knox at Blackwell's Bookshop

A Night of Crime: Will Dean and Joseph Knox
Blackwell’s Bookshop
5th October 2021

Price £5.00

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A Night of Crime: Will Dean and Joseph Knox

Join Blackwell’s for an evening featuring the very best of modern crime writing. Will Dean and Joseph Knox will be talking about their latest novels BAD APPLES and TRUE CRIME STORY.

Will Dean – BAD APPLES

As Visberg closes ranks to keep its deadly secrets, there could not be a worse time for Tuva Moodyson to arrive as deputy editor of the local newspaper. Powerful forces are at play and no one dares speak out. But Tuva senses the story of her career, unaware that perhaps she is the story…

Bad Apples is the fourth Tuva Moodyson novel and her most terrifying mystery yet. Set in Sweden’s Halloween season, when the forests are full of elk hunters and the town of Visberg is thick with the aroma of rotting fruit, Bad Apples is a thrilling introduction to the series and a heart-stopping rollercoaster for die-hard Tuva fans.

Joseph Knox – TRUE CRIME STORY

‘What happens to those girls who go missing? What happens to the Zoe Nolans of the world?’

In the early hours of Saturday 17 December 2011, Zoe Nolan, a nineteen-year-old Manchester University student, walked out of a party taking place in the shared accommodation where she had been living for three months.

She was never seen again.

Seven years after her disappearance, struggling writer Evelyn Mitchell finds herself drawn into the mystery. Through interviews with Zoe’s closest friends and family, she begins piecing together what really happened in 2011. But where some versions of events overlap, aligning perfectly with one another, others stand in stark contrast, giving rise to troubling inconsistencies.

Shaken by revelations of Zoe’s secret life, and stalked by a figure from the shadows, Evelyn turns to crime writer Joseph Knox to help make sense of a case where everyone has something to hide.

Zoe Nolan may be missing presumed dead, but her story is only just beginning.

Both books (and the authors’ backlists) will be available to purchase on the night and Will Dean and Joseph Knox will be signing copies after the talk. If you would like a signed copy but cannot make it to the event, please contact Blackwell’s on 0161 274 3331 or manchester@blackwells.co.uk and they can arrange this for you. Covid-19 precautions will be adhered to in order to ensure the safety of attendees, authors and booksellers.

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