Mari Hannah at Ashington Library

The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival will be on tour this summer with the 9th Big Read. These free reading group events will be led by award-winning author Mari Hannah, delving into the world of Ian Rankin’s Inspector Rebus novel ‘Black and Blue’. " " " "Mari will be at Ashington Library on Monday 12th June at 3pm, and will be touring libraries in the North East and Yorkshire all week (12th-16th June) " " " "Free entry. Book online here:

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    Ashington Library

    Ashington Library Portland Park,


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  • Event Start Date

    12/06/2017 3:00 PM

  • Event End Date

    12/06/2017 3:00 PM

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About Mari Hannah

Mari Hannah is an award-winning author whose authentic voice is no happy accident. A former probation officer, she has contributed to CID training for Northumbria Police and lives in rural Northumberland with her partner, an ex-murder detective. Mari turned to scriptwriting when her career was cut short following an assault on duty. Her debut, The Murder Wall (adapted from a script she developed with the BBC) won her the Polari First Book Prize. Its follow-up, Settled Blood, picked up a Northern Writers' Award. She went on to be shortlisted for the Dagger in the Library and is currently Reader in Residence for Harrogate International Crime Writing Festival.