This year's Theakston Festival in Harrogate features an "Irish Noir" session on Friday 17 July with Steve Cavanagh, Brian McGilloway, Adrian McKinty, Eoin McNamee and Stuart Neville.
Established in 2003, Theakstons claims to be the largest crime fiction festival in the world. This year it is programmed by crime writer Ann Cleeves. Other guest authors include Arnaldur Indridason, Val McDermid, Mark Billingham, Lee Child, MC Beaton and Sara Paretsky.
Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Festival
16-19 July 2015
Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, England