Stuart Turton’s The Seven Deaths of Evelyn
Hardcastle, has been called “Gosford Park meets Inception by way of
Agatha Christie.” In this high-concept caper, the eponymous victim
will die every day unless Aiden can identify the killer. But each day
Aiden wakes in a new body — a doctor, a butler, a banker, and so on.
Can Aiden retrieve his true identity in time to save a life? Stuart won
the Brighton and Hove Short Story Prize, and was long-listed for BBC
Radio 4’s Opening Lines competition.
, named one of the
Observer’s Rising Stars of 2017, is sure to be one of the biggest names
in crime fiction for years to come. Her debut, Yesterday, asks: how do you solve a murder
when you can only remember yesterday? Can you trust your husband if he’s accused of
murder? Can you trust the police? Can you trust yourself?
Chaired by Timothy Baker.