Sunday 16 September, 3.30pm
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall, Norwich
Free entry – please book in advance

Join us for the finale of the festival and help celebrate our fifth birthday in a fun hour of readings and crime-fiction-flavoured chat with local authors. Topping the bill is international bestselling Norfolk crime writer Elizabeth Haynes, with an exclusive look at her new book The Murder of Harriet Monckton. This is the ideal chance to meet and mingle with the writers, readers and fans who all make Noirwich such a special festival, over a local beer or two. There will be cake!

Note: this event is not part of the Noirwich Season Pass.


About Elizabeth Haynes

Elizabeth Haynes worked for many years as a police analyst. Her debut novel, Into the Darkest Corner, won Amazon’s Book of the Year in 2011 and Amazon’s Rising Star Award for debut novels.

Elizabeth grew up in Sussex and studied English, German and Art History at Leicester University. She is currently taking a career break having worked for the past seven years as a police intelligence analyst. Elizabeth now lives in Kent with her husband and son, and writes in coffee shops and a shed-office which takes up most of the garden. She is a regular participant in, and a Municipal Liaison for, National Novel Writing Month – an annual challenge to write 50,000 words in the month of November. Website

‘Haynes is one of those “just one more chapter”; all-night-reading writers. Her acute understanding of human nature under stress is delicious, her plotting ingenious and trustworthy.’ – Alex Marwood

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