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Lesley Thomson | The Distant Dead

Virtual Event

May 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

£4 – £18.99

Cleaner-turned-detective Stella Darnell connects a murder in Tewkesbury Abbey to a decades-old mystery in wartime London. From the number 1 bestselling author of The Detective’s Daughter

London, 1940
A woman lies dead in a bombed-out house. It looks like she’s another tragic casualty of the Blitz, until police pathologist Aleck Northcote proves she was strangled and placed at the scene. But Northcote himself has something to hide. And when his past catches up with him, he too is murdered.

Tewkesbury, 2020 
Beneath the vast stone arches of Tewkesbury Abbey, a man has been fatally stabbed. He is Roddy March, an investigative journalist for a podcast series uncovering miscarriages of justice. He was looking into the murder of police pathologist Dr Aleck Northcote – and was certain he had uncovered Northcote’s real killer.

Join us to read aloud – together – from this work by a very special writer.

What happens at a reading party?

Buy a ticket + book and you’ll receive a hardback of The Distant Dead from independent online retailer Bert’s Books. Elly will be signing and dedicating bookplates on the night which will be sent to you with your copy.

Tickets

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Ticket + The Distant Dead + Signed bookplate
Ticket + Book + P+P. UK only. Please note we are not able to supply books outside the UK
£ 18.99
14 available
Basic ticket
£4 without book
£ 4.00
14 available