If you would like to invite me to speak at an event please do write to me via the contact form on the Contacts page or by contacting Kerry Hood at Hodder via

Upcoming events

Dec 2016 – April 2017

Every Tuesday – I will be running a Book Club and Creative Writing Group at the Manor Park Library in East London


Mar 2017

2nd-8th – I will be speaking at the Dubai Literary Festival

10th – I will be speaking at Aye Write! in Glasgow

Apr 2017

26th – I will be speaking at the Stratford Literary Festival

28th-7th May* – I will be speaking at the Hexham Literary Festival (* exact date to be confirmed)

Previous events

May 2015

24/5 – I was at the Greenwich Book Festival sitting on a panel discussing “From the CID to elephants: what inspires a crime writer?on Sunday 24th May, 1.30-2.30pm.

September 2015

6/9   Bertrams Trade Show at Windsor Racecourse – to an audience of indie booksellers

10/9 – At the Chorleywood Bookshop to speak about the book, India and elephants at an India themed event.

30/9 – On the ‘Dazzling Debuts’ panel at the Henley Literary Festival on Wednesday September 30th at 1pm.

October 2015

27/10 – I met the bibliophiles of the Wallingford Bookshop book club in the lovely market town of Wallingford in Oxfordshire

November 2015

10/11 – I spoke at a New Writers event at Foyles with writer Natasha Pulley and chaired by Suzy Feay. See here for a write-up of the event

14/11 – I talked about India and ‘The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra’ at the Write Idea Festival run by Tower Hamlets Council.

April 2016

23/4 – I spoke with writers Mark Billingham and Chris Brookmyre at the wonderful Chipping Norton Literary Festival

May 2016

14/5 – I spoke at an event in the New Forest

19-20/5 – I spoke at Crimefest 2016 in Bristol, in two sessions:

                  19/5 – Debut Authors: An Infusion Of Fresh Blood

                  20/5 – Deadly Duos: Partners And Sidekicks

23/5 – I spoke at the delightful Mostly Books bookshop in Abingdon

27/5 – I spoke at the Alchemy Festival at the Southbank Centre

June 2016

8/6 – I will be speaking at Topping & Company booksellers bookshop in Ely

9/6 – I will be speaking at Warwick books in Warwick

22/6 – I will be speaking at Booka bookshop in Oswestry, Shropshire

25/6 – I will be speaking at the Finchley Literary Festival

Sept 2016

15th – I will be speaking in Bedford at The Pavilion’s Supper Club Evening

Oct 2016

22nd – I will be speaking at the Yeovil Literary Festival

Nov 2016

12th-13th – I will be speaking at the Write Idea Literary Festival with fellow crime authors AA Dhand and Abir Mukherjee. We will host a mini-workshop:  ‘THE SECRET TO WRITING BESTSELLING CRIME FICTION.’