Launch Dates and Events

Online Events21JULY2020

Specsavers Debut Crime Novel Award Shortlist Panel – watch here

Specsaver Debut Panel

H1 2020 events cancelled due to COVID-19 precautions

Stay safe everyone!


Friday 1 May 2020

Newcastle Noir at City Library

Stranger than Fiction | Ian Patrick | Fiona Erskine | Eve Smith

6pm | Friday 1 May | Stranger than Fiction | Ian Patrick | Fiona Erskine | Eve Smith
‘Write what you know’, they say! So to what extent do the lived experiences of these writers influence the criminal tales they weave on the page? A frustrated undercover cop, a pre-crisis South Africa and a vanishing Chinese factory – come join us to discover if fact is stranger than fiction.

Thursday 16th APRIL 2020

Book launch party – The Chemical Reaction


(Book 2 in The Chemical Detective series)
At Blackwell’s Bookshop,
50-51 High Holborn,

Monday, April 6th

First Monday Crime

First Monday Crime

April 6th 2020 6:30 pm

College Building, Room A130

City University London

First Monday is back with a vengeance for the 2020 season! Come join Sophie Goodfellow for a ‘killer’ panel as she discusses all things crime and criminal with H. A. Linskey (Alice Teale is Missing), Fiona Erskine (The Chemical Detective) and debut authors Kate Bradley (To Keep You Safe) and Sam Lloyd (The Memory Wood)!

Past Events

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 – Book launch – Stockton-on-Tees


Friday 12th April – Book launch – Edinburgh

Golden Hare Books

Saturday 13th April – St Peters Church, Linlithgow


9th-12th May Crimefest