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An Audience with Val McDermid

How to sell 15 million books and become a world famous author!

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Join international bestselling crime novelist Val McDermid or a champagne lunch at Fortnum & Mason

Queen of Crime Val McDermid will tell Eve Pollard OBE how she went from a small Scottish mining village, to producing a bestselling novel every year and discuss her latest book, Insidious Intent.

Val McDermid has sold over 15 million books in 40 different languages and 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. If  you have dreams of writing a book, it’s a wonderful opportunity to hear – and ask – advice from one of the most successful writers of her time.

Join us in the beautiful surroundings of Fortnum & Mason on Wednesday 11 October for drinks at 12.30 in the brand new  3 and 6 Bar, followed by a three-course lunch in the Drawing Room at 1pm.

After lunch, former Fleet Street Editor Eve Pollard will chat to Val about her journey from a Scottish state school to Oxford University to becoming a  number one bestseller. Val will reveal what it takes to make a crime novel a success as she launches her latest work, Insidious Intent.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions, and to purchase copies of Val’s latest novel, signed with a personalised message.

We hope you can join us for what will be a fascinating lunch.

There is a limited number of tickets available, so please do book early.
For further information, please call Chantelle Morgan on 020 3697 7000 or email: cmorgan@wellbeingofwomen.org.uk


An Audience with Val McDermid£75.00Single Ticket


Wednesday 11 October 2017
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
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Fortnum & Mason
181 Piccadilly
London, W1A 1ER United Kingdom
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