Back in St Andrews to head up another Autumn event season is Val McDermid, the queen of crime herself! Her latest book Out of Bounds is packed with her signature intrigue and all the twists we’ve come to expect from this Golden Dagger and LA Times Book of the Year Award winning author.
When a teenage joyrider crashes a stolen car, a routine DNA test could be the key to unlocking the mystery of a twenty-year-old murder inquiry. And to unravel a case as twisted as the DNA helix itself is Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie. Expert at solving the unsolvable, Karen Pirie made her debut in St Andrews – in The Distant Echo – and with each cold case closed, a little more justice is served. Entangled in one sordid mystery, Karen finds herself irresistibly drawn to another case, one that she has no business investigating. And as she pieces together decades-old evidence, Karen discovers the most dangerous kind of secrets. Secrets that someone is willing to kill for…
**A few helpful things to know about our events**
~ The full price of your ticket is always redeemable against the book being launched at our events, this is why we call them Event Vouchers. It is our way of championing books and the authors we host.
~ Events last roughly an hour and usually involve a talk by the author, an opportunity for audience questions and a signing, when readers can come meet the author and have their books signed.
~ We offer a discounted ‘Collect Before the Day’ Event Voucher as a way of saying thank you to readers who book early, therefore helping us to plan seating, refreshments and staffing, so we can offer the best experience possible.