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The UK’s leading forensic scientist, discusses her involvement in the country’s most notorious cases, including the Roberto Calvi, Damilola Taylor, Rachel Nickell and Stephen Lawrence murders.
10am to 11am
Mark Edwards and C.L.Taylor in conversation.
Psychological thriller authors C.L. Taylor and Mark Edwards have both written books described as ‘extraordinary things happening to ordinary people’. They discuss what inspires them, how they write, what makes a great psychological thriller and the challenges and highlights of their careers.
11.30am to 12.30pm
50 Shades of Noir
Polar opposites Neil Broadfoot and Derek Farrell discuss bonding over a shared love of crime and wine.
1.30pm to 2.30pm
Katerina Diamond and Jenny Blackhurst in conversation.
Kat and Jenny discuss the recent wave of true crime shows and podcasts, how fiction writers draw on real life cases, and why we are all so obsessed with murder.
3pm to 4pm
In a discussion about her latest novel. Stone Mothers is about a Victorian mental hospital which has been converted to luxury flats, but for Marianne, who grew up in its shadow, it still holds its secrets. Erin will talk about bringing the old hospital to life, how to write contemporary Gothic fiction, and why the story was inspired by a student night out and a bad Tinder date.
4.30pm to 5.30pm
Alex Marwood in conversation with Alex North.
A poisoned garden can grow some very frightening flowers. International bestsellers Alex Marwood and Alex North discuss the darkness of human nature, the making of monsters, and the importance of recognising the victim in creating truly memorable crime fiction.
6pm to 7pm
Noir at the Bar
Held in the upstairs bar at the Marine.
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Tickets for the individual events are £10 each and provide you access to that specific event. The Saturday day pass provides access to all of Saturday’s events only, and the Weekend Pass provides access to all the Lyme Crime events.