Crime Writer Val McDermid and Group Analyst Sue Einhorn explore the world of crime fiction where human taboos of murder, incest, violence are broken and the human struggle with mortality is violently exposed.
Award-winning crime writer Val McDermid is the founder and life force behind the Harrogate Crime Festival and is a powerful, fascinating presence in her own right. Her first novel was published in 1987. Today she is a No. 1 bestseller, translated into more than 30 languages, with over two million copies sold in the UK and over 10 million worldwide. She has written 26 bestselling novels; Cross and Burn – her latest novel – is her 27th.