Latest News and Forthcoming Events

You can find the latest news about Lynda La Plante below, the most recent articles first. To read more about each item please click the heading.

Special Appearance at Dorking, Sept 6th 2018

On September 6th I’ll be appearing at Dorking Town Halls to talk about my new Jane Tennison thriller, Murder Mile. I’ll be joined by a panel of crime experts, including Dr Melanie Bailey, Head of Forensic Science at the University of Surrey; Detective Inspector Dee...

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Good Friday – Paperback Edition

Hi Everyone, I wanted to let you know that Good Friday will soon be publishing in paperback so if you’ve not read it yet you can pre-order it now or it will be available in all good bookshops from March 22nd in the UK and May in the US, Australia and New Zealand. You...

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Book Signing Tour, September 2017

I'll be appearing at the following book stores during September and I'll be available to sign your books. I look forward to seeing you! Thursday 7th September – 4:30pm WHSmith Arndale Centre, Store 5, Manchester, M4 3AD Friday 8th September – 2pm WHSmith Liverpool...

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Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival 2017

On Sunday 10th September I shall be appearing at the Bloody Scotland Festival where I shall be giving a talk and taking part in a Q&A session chaired by Lee Randall and I'll also be available to sign your books. More information will appear here soon but you can...

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Prime Suspect 1973 – TV Show News

I was recently notified by email that there will not be a further ITV UK television series based on the young Jane Tennison. I was incredibly sad to have had to walk away from the series, Prime Suspect 1973, which was broadcast earlier this year. During the production...

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Hidden Killers cover revealed

I’m so excited to reveal the cover for my new book, 'Hidden Killers'. Hot off the heels of 'Tennison', the second book in the series sees Jane drawn into a shocking case to catch a notorious sexual attacker. 'Hidden Killers' is out on 20th October and I can’t wait for...

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“Widows” to be made into a Movie

When I wrote ‘Widows’ in the 1980s I never dreamt that this book would be the start of my career as a successful author. Now, over thirty years later, ‘Widows’ is being made into a movie with the fabulous Steve McQueen directing it! I can’t wait to find out who is...

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