Best selling crime authors Mark Billingham, John Harvey, Michael Ridpath and Pauline Rowson to appear at CSI Portsmouth 5 November 2011

I'm delighted to announce that joining me for the second CSI Portsmouth are top International crime authors: Mark Billingham, John Harvey and Michael Ridpath.

Together  we will join Police, forensic psychologists, fingerprint experts, Scene of Crime Officers to examine the evidence and solve the crime at CSI Portsmouth 2011.

Over the next nine weeks on the countdown to CSI Portsmouth 2011 I will be featuring one of speakers each week. The line up for CSI Portsmouth 2011 is fantastic. Hope you can join us in this wonderful waterfront city of Portsmouth for an entertaining and intriguing day.

If you want to know:
  • how the fingerprinting bureau works,
  • what it’s like to be in charge of a major murder investigation,
  • what makes someone commit murder,
  • how a crime scene is worked,
  • how crime authors come up with their intricate plots,
  • how they research their novels, 
  • how they turn fact into fiction ( and vice versa) 
then join us for a packed programme of crime at the crime scene of CSI Portsmouth 2011 at:

John Pounds Community Centre, Portsmouth, England
23 Queen Street, Portsea, Portsmouth, Hants, PO1 3HN 
Telephone Number: 023 9289 2010

The Date: Saturday 5th November 2011
The Time: 10am – 5pm.

Come for the morning or the afternoon or why not make it a day of crime. In the morning there is an exciting range of crime talks to choose from: forensic pyschology, fingerprinting, Victorian crime and the real life experiences of handling a murder case from a former Detective Superintendent. And in the afternoon a lively panel debate with top selling International crime authors: Mark Billingham, John Harvey, Michael Ridpath and me, Pauline Rowson.

Get your unique fingerprint pressed into key ring to take away. Browse through the bookshop, view the crime scene, have your fingerprints taken. Jane Aston’s colleagues from the Fingerprint Bureau will be on hand to take your fingerprints and provide you with a keepsake to take away.

Click here for the full programme and more details.

Box Office Opens on 12 September 2011.

Hope you can join us for an exciting, intriguing and entertaining day.

CSI Portsmouth is part of Portsmouth Bookfest.


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