Val McDermid- Killing People for Profit & Pleasure – Ashbourne Festival – Visit Ashbourne, Ashbourne, Peak District, Derbyshire

june 2019

26jun7:00 pm9:30 pmVal McDermid- Killing People for Profit & Pleasure - Ashbourne FestivalAshbourne Festival, uniquely entertaining


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Dubbed the Queen of Crime, Val McDermid has sold over 14 million books to date and is translated into over 40 languages. She is perhaps best known for her Wire in the Blood series, featuring clinical psychologist Dr Tony Hill and DCI Carol Jordan, which was adapted for television starring Robson Green. Her most recent bestselling novel, Insidious Intent, was published in August 2018.

As well as producing a bestselling novel every year, Val is a regular on TV, radio and in print. Her recent projects include two BBC Radio 4 dramas, chairing the Wellcome Book Prize and captaining the 2016 winning University Challenge alumnae team!

Val is a highly entertaining speaker and will be discussing her writing, her inspirations and the fatal attraction of crime fiction! This will be a very popular evening, be sure to book early.

Doors open at 7pm, starts at 7.30pm. Ticket price £16.00* Booking fees apply.


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


St John's Church

Buxton Road, Ashbourne DE6 1EX


Ashbourne Festival

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