October 16th, 2018

There will be a ‘murder’ in Halton Lea Library, Runcorn on Wednesday 14 November. In true ‘Cluedo’ style you can discover who carried out the gruesome dead and how they did it. And the event is already sold out!

Crime writer Kate Ellis presents DEATH AT THE DIG, a 1920s murder mystery in which the audience must play detective to discover who murdered distinguished archaeologist Professor Digson, at Halton Lea Library on Wednesday 14 November from 6pm to 7.30pm.

The professor has been killed with a statue of an ancient Egyptian god but did landowner Lady Bramley want him dead? Or did her young niece, Letty Sweeting have a motive?

Digson was unpopular with his colleagues Alban Twist and Mabel Setwell but did either of them mystery in which the audience must play detective to discover who murdered distinguished archaeologist Professor Digson.

The professor has been killed with a statue of an ancient Egyptian god but did landowner Lady Bramley want him dead? Or did her young niece, Letty Sweeting have a motive? Digson was unpopular with his colleagues Alban Twist and Mabel Setwell but did either of them hate him enough to kill him? Murder mystery evening press release

Death at the Dig will give you the opportunity to discover your ‘inner Poirot’. Library staff will play the suspects in this light-hearted and fun evening.

Crime writer Kate Ellis was born and brought up in Liverpool. Described by The Times as “a beguiling author who interweaves past and present” she has sold more than half a million books worldwide including the bestselling Wesley Peterson series. Kate has also been twice shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award and she is a member of the Crime Writer’s Association.

Halton Borough Council’s Executive Board Member for Libraries, Cllr Phil Harris, said” “We are extremely proud to welcome such an eminent author to Halton Libraries. Kate Ellis has a great reputation and her murder mystery evening promises to be a great success. It really is a must-see event for all crime readers and enthusiasts. It is great it has sold out so fast!”

Kate will also be giving a talk on the golden age of crime fiction as part of the evening’s events.

If for any reason you cannot now attend, please let the library know so they can re-allocate your tickets.

Death at the Dig: An evening of murder mystery with Kate Ellis

Wednesday 14th November, 6-7.30pm

Tickets include refreshments. Free parking is available in car park no.3 in the Shopping City.

If any more do become available they will be on https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/death-at-the-dig-an-evening-of-murder-mystery-with-author-kate-ellis-tickets-47760560121

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