Screen Shot 2016-03-30 at 11.42.27POPULAR authors Ann Cleeves and Lucy Diamond will be hosting a talk in Middlesbrough next month on their respective works.

Ann is the author of the ‘Vera’ and ‘Shetland’ crime series – both recently televised – while Lucy’s latest novel is ‘The Secrets of Happiness’.

The event will be held at Hemlington Library on Friday, April 22 from 10.30am-11.30am. Tickets are £2 and must be reserved by calling 01642 591918.

It is part of a regional three-day festival, the Big North Book Run curated by publishers Pan Macmillan, in, in the run up to World Book Night.

Ann Cleeves, a champion for libraries, said: “I’m delighted to be working with libraries in North East England on the Big North Book Run. I can’t wait to meet readers and the other authors as we celebrate World Book Night.”