IN PICTURES: The guests at world's best crime-writing festival
The cream of crime-writers will gather for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival at the Old Swan, Harrogate, from Thursday July 18 to Sunday July 21.
Here's who will be lining up. Tickets can be booked now - Weekend Rover: £236, Friday Rover: £93, Saturday Rover: £105. Box office: 01423 562 303, or book online harrogate internationalfestivals.com Individual event tickets will go on sale on Tuesday April 9 at 10am.
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Jeffery Deaver will be coming from the US to talk about his best-selling novels which include The Bone Collector