M. R. Hall is a screenwriter and producer and former criminal barrister, a profession he left due to a constitutional inability to prosecute. Educated at Hereford Cathedral School and Worcester College, Oxford, he lives in the Wye Valley in Monmouthshire with his wife, journalist Patricia Carswell, and two sons. Aside from writing, his main passion is the preservation and planting of woodland. In his spare moments, he is mostly to be found amongst trees.
Every year crime fiction readers and writers make their way to Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Here's a run down of where you can catch our authors at this year's festival.