Mike Craven

The Mercy Chair - are you sitting comfortably?

Join Sunday Times bestselling M. W. Craven as he discusses his sixth Washington Poe novel, The Mercy Chair,to be published on June 6th. Mike won the Crime Writers’ Association Gold Dagger in 2019, the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger in 2022 and the Theakston Crime Novel of the Year 2023. Discover why Mike‘s Cumbrian-set crime fiction wins so many awards, has been translated into 27 languages and why Poe’s sidekick, Tilly Bradshaw invariably steals the limelight.


  • Friday, 7th June
  • 4:00pm
  • Main House
  • £13.00


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