Join us for a thrilling exploration into one of the most popular and best-loved modern literary genres. Crime fiction has been filling shelves and entrancing readers since the 19th century, exposing us to the criminal underbelly of the fictitious world. Known for its deceiving plot lines, dastardly characters and shocking twists, the art of writing a successful crime novel is greatly revered.
In this event, four of the finest crime writers working today share the secrets of their success, from the subtleties of suspense to setting the perfect crime scene.
Acclaimed authors, Vaseem Khan, Abir Mukherjee and Alex Caan join host A.A. Dhand to discuss what makes a bestselling crime thriller. By exploring the key elements and themes of their work, from making and breaking tension to the surprising power of humour, these writers will shed valuable light on how to close your own case in the thriving genre of contemporary crime writing.