A busy old fortnight for the king of comedic Tartan Noir with his opening event of three coming as part of a highly impressive double bill with Mark Billingham, whose ’tec, DI Thorne, will soon be made flesh on the small Sky One screen c/o David Morrissey. In the Stirling and Ayr festival events, the Paisley author will be doing a solo venture discussing Pandaemonium, his ’09 novel about shadowy goings-on within a religious high school.
This local festival offers a wide range of authors and speakers for adults and children of all ages. Featured authors include Denise Mina, Helen Fitzgerald, and Chris Townsend. There are also heritage walks in Balfron, tours of the Archives and a special 'How to Get Published Event' featuring Allan Guthrie.
Brookmyre discusses his newest book Places in the Darkness, a crime novel set in space.
Christopher Brookmyre is the author of novels starring investigate journalist Jack Parlabane, counterterrorism officer Angelique de Xavia and crime duo Jasmine Sharp and Catherine McLeod, a private detective and a police…