May 24th. The Restless Dead published in Poland as Niespokojni Zmarli, by Czarna Owca.
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May 23rd: A Crime Writing Quartet: Simon Beckett talks Crime writing with Luca Veste, Dave Jackson and Mark Roberts, Waterstones Liverpool, 18.30. More info/tickets
April 10th: Waterstones Colchester, 7.00pm
12th: Waterstones Newcastle on Tyne, 7.00pm
6th - The new David Hunter thriller, The Restless Dead, published in the UK as a Bantam Hardback
1st-18th - The Restless Dead UK blog tour*
March 13-17th: Thanks to the festival organisers, book shops and actors who made the sell-out German reading tour in Munich, Regensburg, Stuttgart and Cologne a success. Special thanks to moderators Margarete von Schwarzkopf and Gunter Keil, and my German publisher Rowohlt.
9th - Export edition of The Restless Dead polished as a Bantam trade paperback. Also available as an ebook edition
Totenfang, the German translation of The Restless Dead, ranked No. 10 in Buchreport’s bestselling hardback of 2016, and 6th bestselling title in Germany across all genres and formats, despite only being published in October. Many thanks and congratulations to Rowohlt for making the book such a success.
Totenfang awarded Bronze in Germany’s Der Leserpreis, 2016, a reader’s prize run by Lovelybooks.de.