Val McDermid (BSL)

venue Baillie Gifford Marquee
date Sunday 18 June
time 5:15 pm
ticket prices £16 | £14


The Queen of Crime returns to Melrose! 1989 is the second pulse racing thriller in Val’s new bestselling series featuring the journalist, Allie Burns. The year begins with the memorial services for the victims of the Lockerbie bombing, the downing of Pan-Am Flight 103, but Allie has barely filed her copy when she stumbles over a story about HIV/AIDS that will shock her into a major change of direction. And change is in the air. The world of newspapers is seeing a revolution. And to add to the mix there are seismic rumblings behind the Iron Curtain – kidnap, murder and much mayhem for Allie to deal with. In addition to being the creator of riveting stories, Val is also the lead singer with the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers band.


Photo © Charlotte Graham

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