Killer Women

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Venue Mansfield Central Library

Three exciting female crime writers from the Killer Women  collective head to Mansfield Central Library for an afternoon of brilliant book chat. The London-based collective have been taking the crime fiction scene by storm – don’t miss the chance to hear a trio of writing talents live at your library, as they discuss whether the female really is deadlier than the male in crime fiction. Expect murder, mayhem and hot debate.


Erin Kelly - the writer behind the official novel of the Bafta-winning ITV series Broadchurch. Her  debut novel The Poison Tree which became a major ITV drama, was a Richard and Judy Bestseller and was longlisted for the John Creasy Dagger Award. Erin also writes for newspapers and magazines including Red, Psychologies, Marie Claire and Elle. 

MJ McGrath - an award-winning writer and journalist. MJ McGrath is the author of the novels White Heat and The Boy in the Snow - both part of the acclaimed Edie Kiglatuk mystery series. She was awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for best Commonwealth writer under thirty-five.

Photo of author Helen Smith, smiling

Helen Smith - Helen Smith’s books have reached number one on Amazon and have been optioned for TV. Alison Wonderland follows the adventures of an all-female detective agency in London. The Emily Castles mysteries feature an amateur sleuth called Emily. A new Emily Castles mystery appears in the Killer Women anthology. 

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Find out more about the Killer Women, who launched London’s first female-led crime fiction festival,  on their website, and read an article about how they’re transforming the publishing world here.

Adult event. Over 18s only.

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