FRIDAY NIGHT THRILLS

Thrillers are a mainstay of the fiction bestseller lists, demonstrating that this is a genre that readers in their droves can’t get enough of. But why? And what are the ingredients of a top-class thriller? To provide some answers, we’re thrilled (ha!) to present two superb exponents of the page-turning thriller genre. Clare Mackintosh is…

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MADE IN STROUD*: DEBUT NOVELS

When it comes to its wealth of writing talent, Stroud most certainly punches well above its size! Come and hear from three Five Valleys authors whose compelling and drama-filled debut novels have been published in the past year. Sarah Edghill is a former journalist who in 2016 won Stroud Book Festival’s Katie Fforde Contemporary Fiction…

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MADE IN STROUD*: HISTORICAL NOVELISTS

In the second of our events showcasing some outstanding representatives of Stroud’s plethora of writing talent, we present three novelists who are inspired by the history of 20th century Europe. Come and find out how they go about turning real events into true-to-life fiction. Tessa Harris is the author of “Beneath a Starless Sky”, a novel…

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