Mari Hannah with Jacky Collins at Newcastle Noir

Local Crime author Mari Hannah has written the Kate Daniels series and recently released her first standalone thriller 'The Silent Room'. This latest book has received outstanding reviews: " " " "'A vivid new hero in this satisfyingly dark and tense thriller' The Independent " " " "Voted by the Queen of Icelandic Crime Yrsa Sigurdardottir as one of her Best Books of 2015 for the Sunday Times Crime Club. Compelling characters, a gripping plot, superb pacing and heart, something many books in the genre sorely lack. " " " "Mari is here in conversation with Jacky Collins.

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    Lit & Phil Library

    23 Westgate Road

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • Event Start Date

    03/03/2016 7:00 PM

  • Event End Date

    03/03/2016 8:00 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.