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Durham Book Festival
Sat 15 Oct 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Durham Book Festival 2022

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LJ Ross: The Big Read image

Part of Durham Book Festival.
Join bestselling writer LJ Ross as we celebrate our 2022 Big Read, her gift to the people of Durham!
The Mystery of the Vanishing Mayor is a brand-new short story, written especially for Durham Book Festival. In this event, LJ will be talking about her impressive career and about some of the books that have been most important to her throughout her life.
LJ Ross is an international bestselling author, whose books have sold over 7 million copies worldwide. Her debut, Holy Island, was released in 2015 and became an instant, international bestseller. Since then, a further 20 of her novels have gone on to take the coveted #1 bestseller spot. The first novel in her Alexander Gregory Thrillers series, Impostor, was shortlisted in the British Book Awards 2020.In 2021, LJ was shortlisted for the prestigious Crime Writers’ Association ‘Dagger in the Library’ award, which is voted for by librarians and recognises an author’s entire body of work and their longstanding support of libraries.
In 2022 Durham Book Festival will work with Durham County Council’s Library Service to distribute 3,000 copies of The Mystery of the Vanishing Mayor to libraries, prisons and businesses, and to university staff and students across Durham.
Chaired by Dr Jacky Collins