Val McDermid

Val McDermid

Val McDermid talks about making crime her life’s work

From her early days haunting the local library to discovering the delights of murder, mystery and mayhem and her thirtieth novel (published this year), hers is a fascinating journey. Join her for an entertaining evening as she reveals the secrets of her success.

Val McDermid is a No. 1 bestselling author whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages, and have sold over eleven million copies. She has won many awards internationally, including the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year and Outstanding Contribution by Theakston’s Crime Festival.

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