Friday, 30 March 2018

Caught in the act

Brilliant satirist Charles Harris is a black belt in martial arts, best-selling author and international award-winning writer-director in cinema and TV drama. At Newcastle Noir we're looking forward to hearing Charles talk about how he weaves satirical elements into crime fiction.

To find out more about Charles go to Authors 2018.

Monday, 26 March 2018

Dare you come a little closer?

Get along to Newcastle Noir 2018 this 1st May Bank Holiday weekend and come a little closer to the UK’s no.1 bestselling independent author! We're thrilled to announce that Rachel Abbott will be joining us this year.

To find out more about Rachel go to Authors 2018.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Kate & Zain are on the Case

We’re delighted to welcome Alex Caan to #NN2018! With an intriguing detective duo, Alex’s Cut to the Bone has been described as a slick, dark contemporary thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat – just how we like our crime writing at Newcastle Noir!

To find out more about Alex go to Authors 2018.

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Dark as dark can be

Last year Johanna Gustawsson enthralled the NN audience as she read from and discussed Block 46. This year she returns with Keeper (trans. Maxim Jakubowski), the second novel in the award-winning Roy & Castells series, taking readers on another criminally fine journey through time and space.

To find out more about Johanna go to authors 2018.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Take a Step Back in Time

We’re ardent fans of historical crime fiction and accordingly we’re thrilled to welcome Abir Mukherjee to NN2018. Abir’s work takes us back in time to 1920’s Calcutta and introduces us to Sam Wyndham, an English detective who comes to India after the Great War in search of a new start.

To find out more about Abir go to Authors 2018.

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Get Lost in the finest Northumberland Noir

Mari Hannah has thrilled readers at home and abroad with the Kate Daniels series, but now she’s got a new series featuring Northumbrian detectives DI David Stone and DS Frankie Oliver. We'll be asking her about The Lost at #NN2018

To find out more about Mari go to Authors 2018

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Tickets now available

Booking for Newcastle Noir is now OPEN!!! Buy tickets online at or you can call on 0191 232 0192!!

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

No Turning a Blind Eye here!

Newcastle Noir takes great delight in featuring debut authors and we can't wait to welcome Vicky Newham to NN2018. We heard her read at Noir@theBar Harrogate last year and knew right away that we wanted to introduce her and her work to North East crime readers.

Find out more about Vicky in Authors 2018.

Monday, 5 March 2018

Criminal joy at Newcastle Noir

What a joy it is for us to welcome back Michael J Malone to the festival. This prize-winning poet and author has delighted us before at Newcastle Noir with his dark tales which have been described by Ian Rankin as 'vivid, visceral and compulsive'.

Find out more about Michael in Authors 2018.