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Derby Book Festival Takeover

Sunday 2 June 10am - 8.30pm

Derby Book Festival Takeover: Mark Billingham, A.A. Dhand & Fran Dorricott

Derby Book Festival
02 Jun 2019
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All Derby Book Festival events and the Derby Book Festival Takeover Day Pass will be on sale from 10 April 2019. Individual events will be available to book online at deda.uk.com or the Déda box office 01332 370911.

We’re bringing together three of the most exciting crime authors: Mark Billingham, A. A. Dhand and Fran Dorricot. They will discuss the contemporary crime novel from the perspective of a bestseller, a midlist novelist and a debut author.

Mark Billingham is one of the UK's most acclaimed and popular crime writers. June marks the release of his newest book, The Killing Habit, the latest in his ‘Tom Thorne’ series.
A.A. Dhand was raised in Bradford and spent his youth observing the city from behind the counter of a convenience store. The history, diversity and darkness of the city have inspired his celebrated Harry Virdee novels.

Fran Dorricot is a Derby based author whose has been a festival regular as one of the Waterstones team. Her debut novel, After the Eclipse, explores community and family ties in a story of two solar eclipses and two missing girls.

Part of Derby Book Festival Sunday Takeover

Derby Book Festival Takeover Day Pass tickets are available for £25 per day. A day ticket permits entry for one person to all events* at the Derby Book Festival Sunday Takeover, subject to availability. To guarantee availability for specific events, day ticket holders must book onto the individual events. Please call Déda Box Office 01332 370911 to reserve a place. Day pass holders will receive a free goody bag including books by Festival authors.

*excluding Derby Book Festival Quiz

Book your Derby Book Festival Takeover Day Pass ticket here