Crime Round the Fireside with top author

Author Alison Bruce, a popular speaker at the 2017 Deepings Literary Festival, is back in the district to talk about her new thriller.

In a perfect lead in to this year's literary festival in May, Alison is appearing at The Waterton Arms in Deeping St James in a free event at 7.30pm on 22 January.

She will be revealing details of her new thriller, 'I Did It For Us'at a 'Crime Round the Fireside' event at the pub. All of the author's series of books are set in her home town of Cambridge.

Organiser of the South Kesteven District Council-supported Deepings Literary Festival (23-26 May), Cllr Judy Stevens, said: "We are delighted to hear that Alison will be back in the district to whet the appetite for festival-goers in advance of our May event.

"To have authors of Alison's calibre linked to the Deepings illustrates how we are building a literary reputation for ourselves."

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Caption: Crime author Alison Bruce with one of her earlier books.

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