9-18 October 2020

The Big Read with Ann Cleeves

2020’s Big Read was Written In Blood, an exclusive Vera short story set in Durham and written especially for Durham Book Festival by bestselling author Ann Cleeves 

In a special event, Ann talked to Steph McGovern about the new story, her illustrious career, and why reading is so important for mental health. Ann also be talked about her new novel The Darkest Evening, the ninth instalment in the DCI Vera Stanhope series 

You can read Written in Blood here.

The publication of Written in Blood is sponsored by Pan Macmillan. 

Buy The Darkest Evening here.

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