Award-winning crime writer, Ann Cleeves, OBE, is the author of more than thirty-five critically- acclaimed novels. In 2017, she was awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the CWA Diamond Dagger. She is the creator of popular TV detectives Vera Stanhope, Jimmy Perez and Matthew Venn. The books and the TV series they are based on — Vera, Shetland and The Long Call –have captured the imagination of millions worldwide.
Breda Brown is a keen book reviewer, Chair of the Irish Writers Centre board and the voice behind the Inside Books podcast