Tuesday 23rd July 2024
19:00 at Waterstones, Brighton

The truly fantastic Ruth Ware will be our Crime Wave headliner at this very special event, where she will be talking about her brand new novel ‘One Perfect Couple’.

In this, her latest utterly addictive closed community thriller, we meet Lyla Santiago and her actor boyfriend Nico, who convinces her join him on a brand new TV reality show. 

The rules of the game are simple. Five couples have to survive together on an island & the last pair standing scoop the prize. But when a huge tropical storm cuts them off from everything, the group must band together. As tensions run high and fresh water runs low, Lyla realises that someone is playing this game for real and they’ll stop at nothing to win.

Our grilling candidate for the night will be author Roxie Key whose debut crime thriller ‘The Deadly Spark’ is set right here in Brighton.  

Deadly fires are lighting up the city, and the latest case is alarmingly close to home for DC Eve Starling. The blaze was deliberately set, and a mother and daughter didn’t make it out.

When her key witness disappears, and with the killer always one step ahead, Eve is desperate to solve the case – whatever the cost. But Eve has no idea how close she is to the flames …