Laura Lippman and Alafair Burke at York Explore

Laura Lippman and Alafair Burke at York Explore

18th July 2018

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Join good friends Laura Lippman and Alafair Burke who are coming over from the States and will be stopping off in York for one night only. They will be discussing writing psychological thrillers American style.


Laura Lippman has been awarded every major prize in crime fiction. Her latest book is Sunburn. A woman walks out on her family and appears in a new town with a new job and a new friend who knows more about her than any new friend should. How many times has she done this before and who are the shadowy figures so interested in her whereabouts?


Alafair Burke is the New York Times best-selling author of 11 novels, including her latest, The Wife. A woman marries a brilliant economics professor, seizing the chance to leave her tragic past behind. Six years later everything begins to unravel when an accusation against her husband forces her to decide whether she can afford to support him and risk her past being revealed.


July 18, 6.30 – 7.45 p.m.